New PDF release: Buddhist Understanding of Childhood Spirituality: The

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By Alexander von Gontard

during this publication, Alexander von Gontard, a toddler psychiatrist, makes use of the language, concept and imagery of Buddhism to discover the spirituality of children.

The publication starts via exploring the Buddha's personal formative years and the 'divine baby' in Buddhism, a key archetype in Jungian psychology. the writer defines the spirituality and religiosity of kids and teens and identifies manifestations of spirituality in young ones, equivalent to studies of awe and sweetness, and beneficial stipulations for spirituality, akin to silence, nature, severe stipulations and mindfulness. Drawing on his personal event operating with young ones in healing perform, von Gontard discusses the parallels among spontaneous spirituality visible in formative years and the Buddha's teachings.

Revealing how the non secular insights and reviews of youngsters and youngsters can discover a deep and clever realizing of human lifestyles that's appropriate with the Buddha's teachings, this publication might be of specific curiosity to execs and teachers in psychology, psychiatry, psychotherapy, schooling and non secular studies.

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