New and collected essays exploring the interface between psychiatry, science and the timeless teaching of the Buddha, from an eminent psychiatrist who practices and teaches Vipassana.
In eight poetic and inspiring essays, Dr Fleischman explores the interface between psychiatry, science and meditation. (Incl. Therapeutic Action & Healing the Healer).
Drawing on his many years of practice as a therapist, and as meditation student and teacher, he guides us with authority and humility into the essence of Vipassana meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka, its psychological benefits and perils, and the inextricable foundation of moral actions.
Table of Contents
-Prologue: Sacred Partnership
-Why I Sit
-The Therapeutic Action of Vipassana
-Healing the Healer
-Vipassana Meditation: A Unique Contribution to Mental Health
-The Experience of Impermanence
-Touchdown Anicca: An Evocation of Meditation in Everyday Life
-Karma and Chaos
Hardback, 160 pages
Published by Vipassana Publications of America
Publication date: 1999