CHUANG TZU'S NEI P'IEN Psychotherapeutic Commentaries: A Wayfaring Counselor's Rendering of The Seven Interior Records

CHUANG TZU'S NEI P'IEN Psychotherapeutic Commentaries: A Wayfaring Counselor's Rendering of The Seven Interior Records

by Raymond Bart Vespe

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ISBN-13: 9781587903786
Publisher: Regent Press Printers & Publishers
Publication date: 03/01/2017
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Raymond Vespe is currently retired after a fulfilling sixty-two year long professional career of learning, teaching, training, supervising, mentoring, couneling and practicing that integrates the psychospiritual and psychotherapeutc teachings and practices of Chinese Taoist philosophy and existential/phenomenological/humanistic/transpersonal psychologies.

Table of Contents

Contents


Dedication . . . xi
Acknowledgements . . . xi
Characters / Chuang / Chou / Tzu . . . 1
Prologue . . . 3
Characters / Nei / P'ien / Interior Records . . . 7

Introduction . . . 9
Authorship . . . 9
Text . . . 9
Language . . . 11
Interior Records . . . 12
Experiential Concepts . . . 12
Central Themes . . . 16
Meditative Practices . . . 18
Wu States . . . 20
Yu States . . . 22
Meditative Practices/Phenomenology . . . 24
Meditative Practices/Wu-States/Yu-States . . . 25
Taoist Knowing/Having/Doing/Being . . . 28
Table One . . . 30
Metaphors . . . 35
Commentaries . . . 36
On Attending . . . 37
Rendition . . . 39

Characters / Hsin Chai / Heart-Mind Fasting . . . 45
Record One / Hsiao Yao Yu /
Carefree Wandering in Vastness . . . 47
Central Themes . . . 47
Text and Commentaries

Characters / Tso Wang / Sitting Forgetting . . . 59
Record Two / Ch'i Wu Lun /
Equalizing Matters Discoursing . . . 61
Central Themes . . . 63
Text and Commentaries

Characters / Yuan Yu / Origin Wandering . . . 89
Record Three / Yang Sheng Chu /
Nourishing Life's Host . . . 91
Central Themes . . . 93
Text and Commentaries

Characters / Tao Chu / Ch'u / Chu / Tao Residing . . . 99
Record Four /Jen Chien Shih /
Being Human amid Worldly Affairs . . . 101
Central Themes . . . 103
Text and Commentaries

Characters / Hsing / Inborn Nature / Hua / Transforming . . . 121
Record Five / Te Ch'ung Fu /
Virtuosity Fulfilling Agreement . . . 123
Central Themes . . . 125
Text and Commentaries

Characters / Chen / True / Jen / Human Being . . . 139
Record Six / Ta Tsung Shih /
Great Kindred Teacher . . . 141
Central Themes . . . 143
Text and Commentaries

Characters / Tzu / Freedom / Le / Happiness . . . 163
Record Seven / Ying Ti Wang /
Appropriate Attending and Regulating . . . 165 Central Themes . . . 167
Text and Commentaries

Characters / Ming / Destiny /Ch'eng /Ch'uan / Completion . . . 179
Conclusion . . . 181
Psychotherapeutic Commentaries . . . 181
Psychotherapy/Counseling . . . 181
Patients/Counselees . . . 183
Psychotherapists/Counselors . . . 185
Practical Applications . . . 187
Summaries . . . 187
Synopses . . . 193
Comparisons . . . 197
Table Two . . . 204
Psychopathology . . . 210

Characters / T'ien / Heaven / Ti / Earth / Lien / Connect . . . 215
Appendix One . . . 217
Tales from the Outer/Miscellaneous Records
Record 19 Mastering Life
The Cicada Catcher . . . 217
The Ferryman . . . 218
The Archer . . . 218
The Rooster Trainer . . . 219
The Swimmer . . . 220
The Bell Stand Carver . . . 221
Forgetting . . . 222
Nourishing a Bird . . . 222
Record 20 The Mountain Tree
The Empty Boat . . . 223
The Bell Maker . . . 224
Record 22 Knowledge Wandered North
The Buckle Maker . . . 225
Record 24 The Recluse and the Ruler Dog and Horse Judging . . . 226
Record 26 External Things
Forgotten Words . . . 227
Record 28 Giving Away a Throne
Double Injury . . . 227
Record 32 Lieh Tzu
Chuang Tzu's Funeral . . . 229

Appendix Two . . . 231
Quick Reference to Interior Record Tales

Appendix Three . . . 237
Excerpts from the Outer/Miscellaneous Records

Notes . . . 239

Epilogue . . . 249
The Way of Ignoring . . . 249
The Tao of Abstaining . . . 250
The Way of Attaching . . . 250
The Tao of Relinquishing . . . 250
The Way of Erring . . . 251
The Tao of Sourcing . . . 251
The Way of Separating . . . 252
The Tao of Uniting . . . 252
The Way of Ego-Being . . . 252
The Tao of Tao Jen . . . 253

Characters/Tao/T'ung/Identity . . . 257

References . . . 259

About the Author . . . 261

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