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Date & Time Details: April 17th ~ 6pm PT / 9pm ET

Location: Online

Address: This open teaching is a free webcast led by Pema Khandro, interviewing Dr. Harvey B. Aronson, author of Buddhist Practice on Western Ground, Reconciling Eastern Ideals and Western Psychology. [...]

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Buddhist Practice on Western Ground: Reconciling Eastern Ideals and Western Psychology

With Pema Khandro and Dr. Harvey Aronson

April 17, 2019

Open Teaching, Pema Khandro interviews Dr. Harvey B. Aronson

Isn’t Anger sometimes appropriate? What is the difference between attachment and non-attachment in Psychology and Buddhism?  Is there self-esteem in a system that teaches no-self? What is Ego afterall? How do we find our voices in the context of the Eastern paradigms of the student-teacher relationship? These questions and more will be discussed with Dr. Harvey B. Aronson, Lama, co-founder of Dawn Mountain, psychotherapist and author of Buddhist Practice on Western Ground: Reconciling Eastern Ideals and Western Psychology.


Pema Khandro
Pema Khandro is a Tibetan Buddhist teacher, humanitarian and scholar specializing in the philosophy and practice of Tibet’s Buddhist Yogis. Her mission is to make in-depth Buddhist education accessible, to open the doorway to the great treasures of philosophy, meditation, medicine and art contained in Tibetan Buddhism. Pema Khandro is the spiritual leader of the Community of Buddhist Yogis in North America, she is the founder of Ngakpa International, the Yogic Medicine Institute, the MahaSiddha Center in BerkeleyCalifornia and Ngakpa House, a charity which supports the education of children and elders in the Himalayas. Pema Khandro is an authorized Lama…
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Dr. Harvey Aronson
I pursued professional psychotherapeutic training at the Boston University School of Social Work from 1982 to 1984. I earned a Masters in Social Work, focusing on psychodynamic and self-psychology, family therapy, chemical dependency, and group therapy. During this period I also began my own therapy, which served as an experiential touchstone for much of the material in Buddhist Practice on Western Ground. (Shambhala, 2004). I am a member of the Texas Society for Clinical Social Work, the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, the National Association of Social Workers, and the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. I…
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