Ed Koffenberger replied to Margaret C. Engelking's discussion The wedding of Depth Psychology and Buddhism
"Thanks Lewis. I'm sad that this thread ended so quickly and that I might have been the cause. I will find those titles and respond after I get a chance to read them."
Jun 6, 2011
Ed Koffenberger replied to Margaret C. Engelking's discussion The wedding of Depth Psychology and Buddhism
"Bonnie, I agree that creating an identity out of suffering brackets out any other experiences that might lead to a deeper, more whole being."
May 4, 2010
Bonnie Bright replied to Margaret C. Engelking's discussion The wedding of Depth Psychology and Buddhism
"Just a thought from my end on the Jungian/suffering thing: you're absolutely right, Ed. Jungian thought is to actually go more deeply into the suffering rather than repressing or trying rise above it. There is a lot of richness there if one can only…"
May 4, 2010
Ed Koffenberger replied to Margaret C. Engelking's discussion The wedding of Depth Psychology and Buddhism
"It appears that ending suffering in the human experience was central to Buddhist thought and practice. I was a student of Buddhist thought and practice when I discovered that suffering in human experience has value. I've never read in Jungian…"
May 4, 2010
Bonnie Bright replied to Margaret C. Engelking's discussion The wedding of Depth Psychology and Buddhism
"Thanks for articulating this thought, Margaret. It makes me think of Jung's concept of the Transcendent function, in that as much as our egos are conditioned to "win" and to identify with suffering when we don't, maintaining a middle path in daily…"
May 4, 2010

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  • Hi Margaret. Welcome to the online Depth community! Glad to have you here. Hope you enjoy it fully and I look forward to your participation.
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