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Dhyana Master Hsüan Hua (1974). The Diamond Sutra – A General Explanation of the Vajra Prajña Paramita Sutra, San Francisco: Sino-American Buddhist Association

Grand Master T’an Hsu (2000). The Prajna Paramitra – Heart Sutra, New York: Buddha Dharma Education Association Inc.

Lama Yeshe. (1987). Introduction to Tantra – The Transformation of Desire. Somerville, MA: Wisdom Publications.

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Vacchagotta Sutta

Diamond Sutra



Andreas, C., & Andreas, T. (1994). Core Transformation: Reaching The Wellspring Within. Real People Press.

Bohm, D. (1990). Thought as a system. London and New York: Routledge.

Bateson, G. (1972). Steps to an echology of mind. San Francisco, CA: Chandler Pub. Co.

Bateson, G. (1979). Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity, Hampton Press

Cornell, A. W. (1998). The Focusing Technique: Confirmatory Knowing Through the Body. In H. Palmer (Ed.), Inner Knowing: Consciousness, Creativity, Insight, and Intuition (pp. 159–164). New York: Tarcher/Putnam.

Freud, S. (1930). Civilization and Its Discontents, Vienna: Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag Wien

Isaacs, W. (1999). Dialogue and the art of thinking together. New York: Currency. (p. 79-176, p. 233-299)

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Rogers, C. R. (1947) Some Observations on the Organization of Personality, American Psychologist, 2, 358-368.

Springborg, C. (2018). Sensory Templates and Manager Cognition: Art, Cognitive Science and Spiritual Practices in Management Education. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Springborg, C. (2020). Disengaging from Inner Criticism: 15 Paths of LIberation, Copenhagen: Sensing Mind Institute


Experimental psychology

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Harlow, H. F. (1958) The Nature of Love, American Psychologist, 13, 673-685

Koffka, K. (1922). Perception: An introduction to the Gestalt-theorie, Psychological Bulletin, 19, 531-585.

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Meyer, Jan H. F., and Ray Land. 2003. “Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge: Linkages to Ways of Thinking and Practising within the Disciplines”. In Improving Student Learning and Practice – Ten Years On, edited by C. Rust, 412–24. Oxford: OCSLD.

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Cognitive Science

Barsalou, L. W. (2010). Grounded Cognition: Past, Present, and Future. Topics in Cognitive Science, 2(4), 716–724.

Varela, F. J., Thompson, E., & Rosch, E. (1991). The embodied mind: Cognitive science and human experience. London: The MIT Press.

Wheeler, M. (2005). Reconstructing the cognitive world: The next step. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

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Krishnamurt, J. (1969). Freedom from the Known, Harper & Row (audio book)

Russell, B. (1945). The history of Western philosophy. New York: Simon and Schuster (audio book)



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