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By Leanne Whitney

The East-West discussion more and more seeks to match and make clear contrasting perspectives at the nature of attention. For the japanese liberatory types, the place a nondual view of cognizance is fundamental, the problem lies in articulating how realization and the manifold contents of cognizance are singular. Western empirical technological know-how, however, needs to offer a resounding account of the way cognizance arises from topic. by way of putting the theories of Jung and Patañjali in discussion with each other, Consciousness in Jung and Patañjali illuminates major transformations among twin and nondual mental thought and teases aside the basic discernments that theoreticians needs to make among epistemic states and ontic beliefs.?

Patañjali’s Classical Yoga, one of many six orthodox Hindu philosophies, is a vintage of japanese and international concept. Patañjali teaches that notions of a separate egoic "I" are little greater than sorts of fallacious identification that we adventure in our makes an attempt to take possession of cognizance. Carl Jung’s intensity psychology, which is still deeply influential to psychologists, non secular students, and artists alike, argues that ego-consciousness constructed out of the subconscious over the process evolution. by means of exploring the paintings of key theoreticians from either colleges of proposal, rather these whose rules are derived from an integration of idea and perform, Whitney explores the level to which the likely irremediable cut up among Jung and Patañjali’s ontological ideals can in reality be reconciled.?

This thorough and insightful paintings might be crucial studying for lecturers, theoreticians, and postgraduate scholars within the fields of psychology, philosophy of technological know-how, and cognizance experiences. it is going to additionally entice these attracted to the East–West mental and philosophical dialogue.

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