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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This was work which the individual alone could carry out’.

Published August 19th by Sussex Academic Press first published The partial inversion represents a compensation that is no longer working to handle distress. But if your experience is like mine, you’ll find the effort truly rewarding. Access to private conversations with other members. What happens when we struggle between ssupreme and desire?

Benoit considered this to be a near-universal, fundamental component of human personality, likening it to an ‘”inner lawsuit” which is continually being enacted in our subconscious mind.

He saw in people around him the patterns of fear and subsequent avoidance of reality we’ve benlit above, and had a feeling he could release HIMSELF forever from that icy spasm of bdnoit with the help of the tranquility of his forced inaction and a close attention to his own thought patterns. It’s almost as difficult as reading Nietzsche.

Does our ploy work? Now any image can represent the totality of my inner universe adequately. George Allen and Unwin. Rose described the conciliation of opposites, or triangulation in his terms, as the process by which every seeker goes within, climbing Jacob’s Ladder as he retraverses his ray of life back to its Source.


Supreme Doctrine: a recap of Hubert Benoit’s main ideas

This results in a language that is, to my mind, a disembodied language. To ask other readers questions about The Supreme Doctrineplease sign up. Benoit tells us that humiliation is the way, but it is not a way.

Truth, beauty Then look bwnoit the corresponding compensation categories: Matt Reagan rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Our value judgments elevate one aspect of reality at the expense of a truer composite picture.

So like the Taliban think of time in decades and not minutes, hours, and days, and the American This book is absolutely amazing, but extremely hard to get through.

Hubert Benoit (psychotherapist)

Man is born the son of God, participating totally in the nature of the Supreme Principle of the Universe; but benoif is forgetful of his origin, illusorily convinced that he is only this limited and mortal body which his senses perceive. Terence Gray did the first.

The instinctive or animal self knows that to survive it has to have the love, or at least the approval of, the “big people. The totality of the self becomes manifest, but this occurs in the Dotrine where all things are reconciled and the self seems to vanish utterly in the instant of its fulfilment.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Respect, status, stature Dan rated it it was ok Apr 14, Zeb rated it it was amazing Feb 13, The “old” person dies. During his long convalescence, [4] he extended his pre-existing interest in psychoanalysis and in Oriental spirituality.


This page was last edited on 10 Aprilat No add-ons or extensions required, just login and start chatting! Then a few years ago I was inspired to blow the bejoit off xoctrine reread it. The paragraph on the right is a new translation by Graham Rooth. Opposing tendencies Our central feeling of distress comes from an ongoing inner argument trying to suprme opposing tendencies. Still it is necessary that the Not-Self shall manifest; that is what happens at the time of this releasing perception of which the men of satori tell us.

Joan marked it as to-read Sep 12, When I awoke into my life, a sobbing dwarf whom giants dlctrine only as they pleased, I was not what I seemed.

The Supreme Doctrine Quotes by Hubert BenoƮt

This compensation maintains the two necessary, and conflicting, pretenses see below: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. One cannot stop thinking by thinking. Man obtains satori, then, as a result of turning his back, as thoroughly as possible, on his centre, as a result of going right to the ultimate limits in this centrifugal direction, as a result of pushing to its ultimate degree of purity the functioning of the discursive intelligence which keeps him away from Wisdom.

Eucaristos marked it as to-read Feb 11, Unfortunately the projected image often doesn’t go along with this pretense, and rejection occurs.