The Supreme Doctrine is rich and dense in its explanation of how the individual man forms and matures. Benoit refers to this process as the pattern of our natural . The Supreme Doctrine has 25 ratings and 3 reviews. Dr. Hubert Benoit, a psychotherapist in WWII France, was inclined to call it a deep existential dread in the. 1 quote from The Supreme Doctrine: Psychological Studies in Zen Thought: ‘My organism is a link in the immense chain of cosmic cause and effect, and I ca.

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The Supreme Doctrine: Psychological Studies in Zen Thought (Second Edition)

Benoit does make some intriguing points: Do I watch TV or do something I’ve been putting off? Aug 3, Messages: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use hubeert Privacy Policy. This was work which the individual alone could carry out’.

But if your experience hubrrt like mine, you’ll find the effort truly rewarding. Andres rated it it was amazing Nov 27, Erik rated it really liked it Jul 28, The paragraph on the right is a new translation by Graham Rooth. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


The Supreme Doctrine Quotes by Hubert BenoƮt

Journal of Transpersonal Psychology. Ben added it Dec 14, I have become capable of experiencing, supreeme a perception, no longer only a partial identification with the Not-Self, but my total identity with it.

Acceptance in the form of the conciliation of opposites see below may appeal to us as the way out of our existential distress, but how do we actually go about it? This compensation maintains the two necessary, and conflicting, pretenses see below: Following is a list of key terms used by Benoit and a description of how he presents them.

Benoit refers to this organism as the “natural man. Meilseoir Schwartzthal added it Sep 25, During his long bnoit, [4] he extended his pre-existing interest in psychoanalysis and in Oriental spirituality. Or “Great doubt, great effort.

I credit Benoit for his honesty, for he was a lifelong seeker. I came to realise that there is an impersonal and non-individual kind of truth which exists beyond the systems of thought produced by individual philosophers. All in all though, it embodies something different to me: The New York Times. Abstract self Our inner conflict really heats up around puberty, when our psychosomatic organism, or body-mind, forms an intellectual ability to see things from someone else’s point of view.


Supreme Doctrine: A recap of Benoit’s main ideas

Trivia About The Supreme Doctr Sipreme understand our compensations, the starting point is to look at our values: If one introduces these understandings then what seems opaque will become clear.

Here’s a list of twelve common ones. He saw in people around him the patterns of fear and subsequent avoidance of reality we’ve described above, and had a feeling he could release HIMSELF forever from that icy spasm of nothingness with the help of the benolt of his forced inaction and a close attention to his own thought patterns.

There’s a Zen saying that as soon as you have good and evil, confusion results and the mind is lost. Before satori both currents exist simultaneously.

This outside world, or not-self, threatens to overwhelm our very existence. Here are two translations of a typical paragraph from Benoit. For another opinion on Hubert Benoit, go to: