Inspirational Buddhist Psych Course

Introduce yourself to others at Dharma Wheel.
sherwood
Posts: 2
Joined: Thu Jan 09, 2014 7:20 am

Inspirational Buddhist Psych Course

Postby sherwood » Thu Jan 09, 2014 7:57 am

Hi my name is Tara(it actually is)

As of late the name has become very fitting as I have started a Buddhist Psychotherapy course at Sophia College of Counselling. I have been fascinated by the concepts in Buddhism, particularly how the course applies them to use techniques such as meditation to combat pain, stress, grief and loss and many more.
I also recently lost both of my grandmothers, I have found the principles to be very helpful in letting go of attachment and making me understand how to cope with the grief and loss.


[color=#0000FF]I strongly recommend this course to any of you out there! And am also keen to hear about other inspirational readings people recommend.[/color] :twothumbsup:

Punya
Posts: 910
Joined: Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:50 pm

Re: Inspirational Buddhist Psych Course

Postby Punya » Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:29 pm

Hi and welcome sherwood. :hi: Sorry for your recent loss.

I have friends who completed this course (although some years ago) when it was offered in Melbourne. Enjoy!
*
News on the earthquake aftermath: http://www.facebook.com/nepalearthquakebuddhist

User avatar
David N. Snyder
Site Admin
Posts: 2446
Joined: Sun Apr 05, 2009 4:23 pm
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Contact:

Re: Inspirational Buddhist Psych Course

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Jan 15, 2014 5:53 pm

Welcome to Dharma Wheel!

:yinyang:

DGA
Former staff member
Posts: 7423
Joined: Tue Jul 13, 2010 5:04 pm
Contact:

Re: Inspirational Buddhist Psych Course

Postby DGA » Fri Jan 17, 2014 3:05 pm

Hi Tara! Here's an inspirational reading to consider:

http://www.bdkamerica.org/digital/dbet_ ... a_2007.pdf

enjoy!
DGA's PhD dissertation, a history of "mindfulness," is available here:

https://www.academia.edu/25482900/WHAT_ ... _OF_STRESS

User avatar
VajraLion
Posts: 37
Joined: Sun Feb 23, 2014 4:46 pm
Location: Allyn, WA

Re: Inspirational Buddhist Psych Course

Postby VajraLion » Thu Feb 27, 2014 4:35 pm

Hello Tara, action mother of the Buddhas of the three times!

I would recommend Shantideva's Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life. One of the most inspirational texts I've ever read and is highly recommended by HHDL and almost any master I have met or heard.

Im not sure if I did it right but I have attached a PDF of the text, if this does not work send me a PM.
May the teachings of the Lion Amongst Men, spread far and wide and may all beings be liberated from this ocean of samsaric suffering!
Attachments

[The extension pdf has been deactivated and can no longer be displayed.]

ཨོཾ Through blood, sweat and tears the solution appears: The pride needs defended by a Lion! ཨོཾ


Return to “Introductions”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 18 guests