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If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him: The Pilgrimage Of Psychotherapy Patients

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If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him: The Pilgrimage Of Psychotherapy Patients

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A fresh, realistic approach to altering one's destiny and accepting the responsibility that grows with freedom.

No meaning that comes from outside of ourselves is real. The Buddahood of each of us has already been obtained. We only need to recognize it.

“The most important things that each man must learn no one can teach him. Once he accepts this disappointment, he will be able to stop depending on the therapist, the guru who turns out to be just another struggling human being.”

Using the myth of Gilgamesh, Siddhartha, The Wife of Bath, Don Quizote . . . the works of Buber, Ginsberg, Shakespeare, Karka, Nin, Dante and Jung . . . a brilliant psychotherapist, guru and pilgrim shares the epic tales and intimate revelations that help to shape Everyman's journey through life.

Dr. Sheldon B. Kopp (1929–1999) was a psychotherapist and teacher of psychotherapy in Washington, D.C. He published in such publications as Psychology TodayAmerican Journal of Psychotherapy, and Psychiatric Quarterly, and was the author of Guru, The Hanged Man, and If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him!

ISBN: 9780553278323

ISBN-10: 9780553278323

Publisher: Bantam

Publication Date: 05/01/1982 - 12:00am

On Sale: 05/01/1982 - 12:00am

Pages: 256

Language: English

Categories

Body, Mind & Spirit / Inspiration & Personal Growth

Self-help / Personal Growth

Psychology / Psychotherapy