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No I, No Problems The quintessence of Buddhist Psychology of Awakening Slide 2 Introduction Buddha : The super-scientist of Mind Discovered the fundamental Cause of Existential dis-satisfaction, anxiety, dis-ease plaguing the mankind after performing experiments for over six years Outlined the path to eradicate this cause and alleviate suffering Buddha : The super-scientist of Mind Discovered the fundamental Cause of Existential dis-satisfaction, anxiety, dis-ease plaguing the mankind after performing experiments for over six years Outlined the path to eradicate this cause and alleviate suffering Slide 3 Essence of his discovery , Five aggregates : , , , , Fundamental cause of suffering ; attachment to these five aggregates ; regarding these as : This is mine, This I am, This is my self , Five aggregates : , , , , Fundamental cause of suffering ; attachment to these five aggregates ; regarding these as : This is mine, This I am, This is my self Slide 4 How does the notion of self arise? By clinging to form, to feeling, to perception, . to volitional formations, . to consciousness that I am occurs, not without clinging. , By clinging to form, to feeling, to perception, . to volitional formations, . to consciousness that I am occurs, not without clinging. , Slide 5 How to bring about this abandonment of clinging ? Cultivation of Mindfulness of these aggregates clearly comprehending these characteristics of impermanence, suffering and non-self. Awakening from the Illusion of personality Dis-enchantmentDispassionAbandoning craving & aversion Slide 6 The concept of Anatta Theory of immutable soul postulated due to inability to see anicca, and to allay the instinctive fear of extinction at death Apart from the aggregates no distinct being : no forest apart from the trees, no car apart from its component parts etc. Apparent continuity of identity: illusion created by memory ; gradual change in body doesnt draw our attention Theory of immutable soul postulated due to inability to see anicca, and to allay the instinctive fear of extinction at death Apart from the aggregates no distinct being : no forest apart from the trees, no car apart from its component parts etc. Apparent continuity of identity: illusion created by memory ; gradual change in body doesnt draw our attention Slide 7 The concept of Anatta Professor David Loy : Self is a construct : psychological social Linguistic Understanding of self-ing from recent researches in Neuro-biology : Continuity of background feelings gives rise to the perception of continuity of identity Professor David Loy : Self is a construct : psychological social Linguistic Understanding of self-ing from recent researches in Neuro-biology : Continuity of background feelings gives rise to the perception of continuity of identity Slide 8 Implications of Anatta The first fetter: Sakkyaditthi - the mistaken belief in the existence of a person to whom belong the five aggregates Craving and aversion also have their roots in this view ; The tree of suffering The first fetter: Sakkyaditthi - the mistaken belief in the existence of a person to whom belong the five aggregates Craving and aversion also have their roots in this view ; The tree of suffering Slide 9 Implications of Anatta As one is released even a little from the grip of self view, pristine characteristics of pure mind, lying buried in heap of defilements get a chance to manifest viz. Loving kindness, compassion, altruistic joy, equanimity : Healing As one is released even a little from the grip of self view, pristine characteristics of pure mind, lying buried in heap of defilements get a chance to manifest viz. Loving kindness, compassion, altruistic joy, equanimity : Healing Slide 10 Concluding Remarks Core of Buddhist Psychology : Self is a construct, and the root cause of distress Repression of the fear of extinction at death, and the uncomfortable sense of unreality at our core manifests as a perpetual sense of lack of. We in our ignorance try to make ourselves real by various artifices of wealth, fame, power, . Deconstruction of I by facing our habitual ways of thinking, feeling, behaving, makes us free Core of Buddhist Psychology : Self is a construct, and the root cause of distress Repression of the fear of extinction at death, and the uncomfortable sense of unreality at our core manifests as a perpetual sense of lack of. We in our ignorance try to make ourselves real by various artifices of wealth, fame, power, . Deconstruction of I by facing our habitual ways of thinking, feeling, behaving, makes us free Slide 11 , , , | , , , ||

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