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Philosophy and Psychology inthe Abhidharma


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Title: Philosophy and Psychology inthe Abhidharma
Author: Guenther, Herbert V.
Item Code: 978812080773X
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Pub, Delhi
Edition: 2nd ed., Date: 1991, 270 pp., HB
Description: This book gives a synoptic view of the significance of the Abhidharma as presented by the Theravadins and brought to its climax by the Vaibhasikas and Yogacara-Vijnanavadins. It analyzes the concepts of the mind and its states with reference to healthy and unhealthy attitudes towards life. It also deals with the psychological factors and problems in Meditation which are geared to an individual’s capacity and temperament.