[Buddha-l] Psychoanalysis of a Zen Teacher

Stuart Lachs slachs at att.net
Sun Apr 17 20:44:40 MDT 2011

Yea - it is a good paper - I read it and saved it. It is clean and to the 
point as
opposed to the Nordstrum material in the Times. I look forward to your 



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Katherine Masis" <twin_oceans at yahoo.com>
To: <buddha-l at mailman.swcp.com>
Sent: Sunday, April 17, 2011 2:54 PM
Subject: Re: [Buddha-l] Psychoanalysis of a Zen Teacher

In my opinion, Jack Kornfield's best (and I think his first) book is _A Path 
with Heart_.
Lest anyone think spiritual teachers are above psychotherapy, here's a link 
to a great short article by Kornfield:


Best wishes,

Dear Katherine

This is the best thing I've read on Zen & psychoanalysis, thanks
for posting it.
Reminds me of a Kornfield book, _After the Ecstasy, the Laundry._
I've not ventured into this book because it's kind of a
compendium and for that reason put me off of it, but I'd love to
know if anyone here has read it? Any observations?

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