Psychology and Spirituality

Psychology and spirituality meet at the intersection of understanding how to feel well, be well, and find meaning. Psychology studies the mind and behavior through the lens of biological, social, and environmental factors, providing insight into our own actions and our interplay with others. Acknowledging the spiritual aspect of our nature injects an additional layer of richness to psychological introspection—it’s an opportunity to deep dive into questions about the essence of who we are, our purpose, and what contribution we can make. We’ve started gathering valuable information on this topic, but haven’t yet curated the findings.

Healing Emotions: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Psychology, Meditation, and the Mind-Body Connection

Can the mind heal the body? The Buddhist tradition says yes—and now many Western scientists are beginning to agree. These discussions between the Dalai Lama and this group of prominent physicians, psychologists, philosophers, and behaviorists could not be more timely.

A Listening Heart: The Spirituality of Sacred Sensuousness

In this book, Brother David Steindl-Rast, who has been a monk for more than 50 years, argues that every sensual experience—whether the joy of walking barefoot or the fragrance of the season—should be recognized as a spiritual one.

Psychology of the Future: Lessons from Modern Consciousness Research

Convinced that the study of nonordinary consciousnesses represents a fundamental challenge to the prevailing psychological interpretations of consciousness, Grof (California Institute of Integral Studies) introduces the reader to his work in the study of nonordinary consciousness, especially those b...

Ayurveda and the Mind: The Healing of Consciousness

Ayurveda and the Mind explores how to heal our minds on all levels, from the subconscious to the superconscious, along with the role of diet, impressions, mantra, meditation, and yoga in creating wholeness. In this book, Dr.