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Eyes wide open: cultivating discernment on the spiritual path 1 edition

Eyes wide open
Mariana Caplan


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Eyes wide open
cultivating discernment on the spiritual path
Mariana Caplan.

Published 2009 by Sounds True in Boulder, CO .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Eyes wide open : the path of discernment
What is spirituality anyway?
The spiritual marketplace
Where have all the flowers gone : the rise and fall of great gurus and great students
Enlightenment is beside the point
What do you really want?
The need for an integral spirituality
Spiritually transmitted diseases
The inevitability of spiritually transmitted disease
The spread of spiritually transmitted disease : culture, teacher, and ego
Ten spiritually transmitted diseases
The deadly virus : I have arrived!
STD prevention
Testing for STDs
Admitting our errors
The posture of the mind
It's all about attitude
Twelve attitudes for a discerning journey on the spiritual path
The necessity for self-study
The psychology of ego
Perspectives on ego
Healthy ego development
Psychology and ego
Mommy, daddy, and the labyrinth of emotion
The nature of projection
A karmic perspective on psychology
Spiritual materialism and spiritual bypassing
Spiritual materialism
Spiritual bypassing
If it's all an illusion, why do I have to work on my mommy-daddy issues?
Spiritual bypassing in new religious movements
When spiritual teachers haven't dealt with their stuff
The healing crisis
The crack
Understanding crisis as opportunity
The dark night of the soul
The grief of ego
The tantric principle
The inseparability of nonduality and duality
Turning poison into medicine
The practice of nonrejection
Restraint and sublimation : the tantric brahmacharya
Pandora's secret : demystifying the shadow
The myth of pandora revisited
Why we fear the darkness within us
The psychology of the shadow
Working with the shadow
Revisioning sin and abolishing shame
The body as Bodhi tree : the imperative of embodiment
What is embodiment?
You've got to feel to heal
Embodying and balancing the three-centered being
Jangalikayamane : the jungle physician
The union of psychology and spirituality
Psychology and spirituality : one path or two
A mutually enhancing process
Toward a new psychology
Enlightened duality
The question of the teacher
The spiritual possibilities of having a teacher
The psychological challenges of having a teacher
The psychological challenge of being a teacher
Om mani padme grow up!
The intrinsic value of practice
Give thanks and praise
A love letter from the divine.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
BL624 .C3455 2009

The Physical Object

p. cm.

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