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The Essence of Jung's Psychology and Tibetan Buddhism

Western and Eastern Paths to the Heart

Published by Wisdom Publications
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

The Essence of Jung's Psychology and Tibetan Buddhism cuts to the heart of two very different yet remarkably similar traditions. The author touches on many of their major ideas: the collective unconscious and karma, archetypes and deities, the analyst and the spiritual friend, and mandalas. Within Tibetan Buddhism she focuses on tantra and relates its emphasis on spiritual transformation, also a major concern of Jung. This expanded edition includes new material on the integration of the two traditions, and the importance of these paths of the heart in today's unsteady world.

About The Author

Radmila Moacanin was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. She studied across the globe and was a Fulbright scholar in Italy. Dr. Moacanin has worked at the Permanent Mission of Burma to the U.N., the New York University Medical Center, and the University of Southern California Medical Center. She has served as consultant in the National Intensive Journal Program, and has been a visiting lecturer at the School of Psychology in Moscow. At present she lives in Los Angeles and works as a psychotherapist, an adjunct professor at San Diego University, and a conductor of writing meditation retreats.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Wisdom Publications (May 22, 2012)
  • Length: 144 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780861718436

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