Exploring Indigenous concepts in Western Psychology

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Dr. Bani Narula, Shefali Midha


The basic aim of the present study is to scientifically validate the eastern concepts in relation to established western parameters.  This study is in a growing line of research that attempts to draw relationships between core beliefs of Indian philosophy and western psychology. Even though the western world has had a very heavy influence on the eastern world over so many years, concepts like counseling, psychotherapy, wisdom, mindfulness and asakti and anasakti clearly represents the deliberations relevant in Hindu philosophy and exists a convincing overlap to the Eastern world.

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