Becoming Your Own Therapist by Lama Thubten Yeshe

By Lama Thubten Yeshe

This audiobook comprises either one of the extremely popular Lama Yeshe booklets, changing into your personal Therapist and Make Your brain an Ocean. those lectures discover the overall themes of Buddhism and the brain and are by means of question-and-answer classes that come with a desirable historical trade among Lama and a bunch of psychiatrists illuminating the diversities among Western and Buddhist options of psychological well-being.

Becoming your personal Therapist: those 3 public talks given via Lama Yeshe current the final subject of Buddhism and every is by way of a full of life alternate among Lama and the viewers. Lama consistently loved the supply and take of those exchanges and pretty well whatever went! whereas those talks have been categorised lectures, Lama truly sought after every one people to exploit them as mirrors for our minds, to appear past the phrases and locate ourselves and during this manner develop into our personal psychologists.

Make Your brain an Ocean: The talks given through Lama during this part discover the features of the brain. have been lunchtime lectures at Melbourne and Latrobe Universities and one was once a night lecture given to most people. maybe of maximum curiosity is the lecture entitled "A Buddhist method of psychological affliction” within which Lama met with a bunch of psychiatrists at Prince Henry's clinic who have been extremely joyful to pay attention and query Lama and thereby demonstrate the diversities among Western and Buddhist options of psychological well-being.

The Lama Yeshe knowledge Archive (LYWA) is the accrued works of Lama Thubten Yeshe and Kyabje Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche. The Archive was once based in 1996 through Lama Zopa Rinpoche, the Archive’s non secular director, to unfold the Dharma for the happiness and good thing about all beings in as many ways as attainable. stopover at us on-line at www.LamaYeshe.com.

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On the contrary, when you study Dharma and learn how to meditate, you are the main topic; you are mainly interested in your own mind, your own true nature. Buddhism is a method for controlling the undisciplined mind in order to lead it from suffering to happiness. At the moment, we all have an undisciplined mind, but if we can develop a correct understanding of its characteristic nature, control will follow naturally and we’ll be able to release emotional ignorance and the suffering it brings automatically.

Thank you very much. Brisbane, Australia, 28 April 1975 page 30 L a m a Ye s h e W i s d o m A rc h i v e : B e c o m i n g Yo u r Ow n Th e r a p i st A Glimpse of Buddhist Psychology T he study of Buddhism is not a dry, intellectual undertaking or the skeptical analysis of some religious, philosophical doctrine. On the contrary, when you study Dharma and learn how to meditate, you are the main topic; you are mainly interested in your own mind, your own true nature. Buddhism is a method for controlling the undisciplined mind in order to lead it from suffering to happiness.

Many of us may have had the experience of reacting very strangely to something that has happened and being perplexed by our reaction, which seems not to have been based on any of this life’s experiences: “That’s weird. Why did I react like that? ” That’s because it’s based on a previous life’s experience. Modern psychologists cannot explain such reactions because they don’t understand mental continuity, the beginningless nature of each individual’s mind. They don’t understand that mental reactions can result from impulses that were generated thousands and thousands of years ago.

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