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Foundations and Applications of Indian Psychology

Foundations and Applications of Indian Psychology

  • Matthijs Cornelissen
  • Girishwar Misra
  • Suneet Varma
  • Author: Matthijs Cornelissen
    • ISBN:9789332526365
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332526362
    • Price:Rs. 640.00
    • Pages:418
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    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 Content

    Chapter 1 Indian psychology: Implications and Applications
    Chapter 2 A Journey back to the roots: Psychology in India
    Chapter 3 Beyond Mind: the future of psychology as a Science
    Chapter 4 Indian psychology and the Scientific method
    Chapter 5 Integrating Yoga epistemology and ontology into an expanded integral approach to research
    Chapter 6 What is knowledge? A reflection based on the work of Sri Aurobindo
    Chapter 7            Knowing in the Indian tradition
    Chapter 8 On the Vedic symbolism in the light of Sri Aurobindo
    Chapter 9 Models of personality in Buddhist psychology
    Chapter 10 Ego and ahamkara: Self and identity in modern psychology and Indian thought
    Chapter 11 The Sufi path of self-transformation
    Chapter 12 Integral psychology :A new science of self, personality and psychology
    Chapter 13         Psychology of emotions: Some cultural perspectives
    Chapter 14 The philosophy of healing in Indian medicine
    Chapter 15 Healing and counseling in traditional spiritual setting
    Chapter 16 Concept and scope of pratyahara in management of mental health
    Chapter 17 Psychotherapy and Indian thought
    Chapter 18 Psychotherapy and Integral Yoga therapy
    Chapter 19 Integral education: an application in Indian psychology
    Chapter 20 The blending of healing and pedagogy in Ayurveda
    Chapter 21 Situating teacher education in the Indian context: a paradigm shift
    Chapter 22 The Mirambika experience
    Chapter 23  Krishnamurti and value education
    Chapter 24  Broadening of consciousness: a healing process among the survivors of the Kacchh earthquake
    Chapter 25  Resolution of social conflicts: an Indian model
    Chapter 26 spiritual climate of business organizations and its impact on customers' experience

    Salient Features

    • Glossary of words that are Sanskrit or Pali in origin 
    • Note on Contributors