Foundations and applications of Indian psychology, 2e, 2nd Edition

Book description

Venturing into the widely under-explored area of Indian Psychology, this book provides coverage of the origins, scope and development in this area. The twenty-six essays in this book cover a broad spectrum of topics in Psychology and link mainstream topics that are taught in General Psychology with Indian thought. It has several renowned contributors who have covered Indian psychology's links with Yoga, Buddhism, Ayurveda, Veda and Sufi traditions. The book covers some of the most important areas that have emerged in modern psychology and will be of great value to students and teachers alike.

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
  4. Foreword
  5. Introduction
  6. Chapter 1: Indian psychology: Implications and applications
  7. Chapter 2: A journey back to the roots: Psychology in India
  8. Chapter 3: Beyond mind: The future of psychology as a science
  9. Chapter 4: Indian psychology and the scientific method
  10. Chapter 5: Integrating yoga epistemology and ontology into an expanded integral approach to research
  11. Chapter 6: What is knowledge? A reflection based on the work of Sri Aurobindo
  12. Chapter 7: Knowing in the Indian tradition
  13. Chapter 8: On the Vedic symbolism in the light of Sri Aurobindo
  14. Chapter 9: Models of personality in Buddhist psychology
  15. Chapter 10: Ego and ahaṁkāra: Self and identity in modern psychology and Indian thought
  16. Chapter 11: The Sufi path of self-transformation
  17. Chapter 12: Integral Psychology: A new science of self, personality, and psychology
  18. Chapter 13: Psychology of emotions: Some cultural perspectives
  19. Chapter 14: The philosophy of healing in Indian medicine
  20. Chapter 15: Healing and counselling in a traditional spiritual setting
  21. Chapter 16: Concept and scope of pratyāhāra in management of mental health
  22. Chapter 17: Psychotherapy and Indian thought
  23. Chapter 18: Psychotherapy and Integral Yoga Psychology
  24. Chapter 19: Integral education: An application of Indian psychology
  25. Chapter 20: The blending of healing and pedagogy in Āyurveda
  26. Chapter 21: Situating teacher education in the Indian context: A paradigm shift
  27. Chapter 22: The Mirambika experience
  28. Chapter 23: Krishnamurti and value education
  29. Chapter 24: Broadening of consciousness: A healing process among the survivors of the Kachchh earthquake
  30. Chapter 25: Resolution of social conflicts: An Indian model
  31. Chapter 26: Spiritual climate of business organizations and its impact on customers’ experience
  32. Endnotes
  33. Glossary of words of Sanskrit or Pali origin
  34. The contributors
  35. Acknowledgements
  36. Copyright

Product information

  • Title: Foundations and applications of Indian psychology, 2e, 2nd Edition
  • Author(s): Matthijs Cornelissen, Girishwar Misra, Suneet Suneet Suneet Varma Varma
  • Release date: December 2013
  • Publisher(s): Pearson Education India
  • ISBN: 9789332537460