Vipassana Meditation: Healing the Healer / The Experience of Impermanence

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by Dr. Paul R. Fleischman

The first in this collection of two essays discusses the therapeutic role that meditation can have, its scientific basis, and its relevance to practitioners of healing professions.

The second essay explains how Vipassana meditation can be understood through Western psychology, and why it leads the meditator away from narcissism to mature, social love.

Paperback, 29 pages
Published by Vipassana Publications of America
ISBN 81-7414-009-3

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by Dr. Paul R. Fleischman

The first in this collection of two essays discusses the therapeutic role that meditation can have, its scientific basis, and its relevance to practitioners of healing professions.

The second essay explains how Vipassana meditation can be understood through Western psychology, and why it leads the meditator away from narcissism to mature, social love.

About The Author

Dr. Paul Fleischman is the author of The Therapeutic Action of Vipassana and Why I Sit, two essays that were published under one cover by the Buddhist Publication Society of Kandy, Sri Lanka, in 1986 (Wheel Series No. 329, 330). He has also written The Healing Spirit: Explorations in Religion and Psychotherapy (Paragon House Publishers, New York, 1990 paperback ed.). He took his first Vipassana course under the guidance of S.N. Goenka in 1974, and has conducted courses as an assistant teacher since 1987. He has taught Psychiatry and Religion at Yale University, and practises psychiatry in Amherst, Massachusetts. In San Francisco, in May 1993, Dr. Fleischman was honored by the American Psychiatric Association as “an outstanding contributor in the field of psychiatry and religion.”

Additional information

Weight 0.55 kg
Dimensions 15 x 15 x 2 cm

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