Overcoming the Obstacles to Psychological Balance and Compassion abridged edition [CD-Audio/MP3 Edition]
By (author) His Holiness the Professor of Psychology Paul Ekman
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Emotional Awareness by His Holiness the
Book DescriptionTwo leading thinkers engage in a landmark conversation about human emotions and the pursuit of psychological fulfillmentAt their first meeting, a remarkable bond was sparked between His Holiness the Dalai Lama, one of the world's most revered spiritual leaders, and the psychologist Paul Ekman, whose groundbreaking work helped to define the science of emotions. Now these two luminaries share their thinking about science and spirituality, the bonds between East and West, and the nature and quality of our emotional lives.In this unparalleled series of conversations, the Dalai Lama and Ekman prod and push toward answers to the central questions of emotional experience. What are the sources of hate and compassion? Should a person extend her compassion to a torturer and would that even be biologically possible? What does science reveal about the benefits of Buddhist meditation, and can Buddhism improve through engagement with the scientific method? As they come to grips with these issues, they invite us to join them in an unfiltered view of two great traditions and two great minds.Accompanied by commentaries on the findings of emotion research and the teachings of Buddhism, their interplay amusing, challenging, eye-opening, and moving guides us on a transformative journey in the understanding of emotions."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781427205223
(150mm x 139mm x 39mm)
Imprint: MacMillan Audio
Publisher: MacMillan Audio
Publish Date: 23-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - His Holiness the
Tenzin Gyatzo, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, is the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and is the temporal and spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. The author of "The Art of Happiness," among many other books, he is the head of the Tibetan government in exile and resides in Dharamsala, India. Paul Ekman is the world's foremost expert on facial expressions and a professor emeritus of psychology at the University of California Medical School in San Francisco. He is the author of fourteen books, including "Emotions Revealed "and lives in northern California.
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