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Jung and Eastern Thought

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ISBN-10: 088706051X

ISBN-13: 9780887060519

Edition: 1985

Authors: Harold G. Coward

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Jung and Eastern Thought is an assessment of the impact of the East on Jung's life and teaching. Along with the strong and continuing interest in the psychology of Carl Jung is a growing awareness of the extent to which Eastern thought, especially Indian ideas, influenced his thinking. This book identifies those influences that he found useful and those he rejected.In Hindu, Buddhist, and Taoist cultures, yoga is a central conception and practice. Jung was at once fascinated and critical of yoga. Part I of the book examines Jung's encounter with yoga and his strong warning against the uncritical adoption of yoga by the modern West. In Part II Jung's love/hate relationship with Eastern…    
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 1985
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 7/1/1985
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 234
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Harold G. Coward is the director of the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society at the University of Victoria in British Columbia.David J. Goa is curator emeritus of the Provincial Museum of Alberta.

Preface
Introduction
Jung and Eastern Cultures
Jung's Encounter with Yoga
The Influence of Yoga on Jungian Psychology
Where Jung Draws the Line in His Acceptance of Yoga
Jung's Criticism of Yoga Spirituality by Dr. J. Borelli
Jung and Indian Thought: Conceptual Comparisons
Jung and Karma
Jung and Kundalini
Mysticism in Jung and Yoga
Prakrti and the Collective Unconscious: Purusa and Self by Dr. J.F.T.Jordens
Prana and Libido: Prajna and Consciousness by Dr. J.F.T. Jordens
Conclusion: An Annotated Bibliography of Jung and Eastern Traditions by Dr. J. Borelli
About the Authors
Index