Contexts and Dialogue: Yogācāra Buddhism and Modern Psychology on the Subliminal Mind
Bringing together Xuan Zang's alayavijnana and Freud's and Jung's unconscious, this text focuses on what the differences are in the thematic concerns of the three theories, why such differences exist in terms of their objectives, and how their methods of theorisation contribute to these differences.
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The Origin of the Concept of Alayavijnana
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Abhidharma Abhidharmakosa alaya alayavijnana anatman anatta archetype atman bijas Buddha Buddhist doctrine causal cause Chapter Cheng Weishi Lun cognition collective unconscious complex concept condition qua context continuity continuum CWSL darsanabhdga dependent origination dharma dhist direct access dream eight consciousnesses enlightenment entities existence experience explain external objects external world formulation Freud and Jung function Hence human impermanence individual instinct interpretation Jung's theories karma manas manifested manovijnana means mental activities metaphysical modern psychology momentary nature ness nimittabhdga nirvana not-self notion original italics perceiving aspect perfuming personal unconscious philosophical position possible postulation principle psyche psychic psychology pure bijas question reality regard relationship Sarvastivadins Sautrantika sciousness seeds self-corroboratory sense organs simultaneous storehouse consciousness structural system subliminal consciousness subliminal mind superego teaching theoretical three theories tion topographical system tradition uncon Vasubandhu vijnana vis-a-vis Waldron Wei Tat words Xuan Zang Xuan Zang's Yogacara Yogacara Buddhism Yogacarins Zang's