For many of us, opening our hearts to ourselves may be the hardest part of the path. Here, the late John Welwood shares how and why meditation helped him do it — unconditionally.
Welwood was a pioneer in the field of East–West psychology and coined the term “spiritual bypassing.”
Living with someone we love, with all the joys and challenges, is one of the best ways to grow spiritually. But real awakening only happens, says renowned psychologist John Welwood, in the charnel ground where we acknowledge and work with our wounds, fears, and illusions.
Western psychology and Buddhism—together they offer us a complete diagnosis of the human condition. Three psychotherapists discuss.
The false prophet and the genuine spiritual master both undermine the habitual patterns of self. Yet there is an important difference between them.