By Karlfried Graf Durckheim
The guiding topic of psychotherapist Karlfried Dürckheim’s paintings is that you could turn into “transparent to transcendence.” An early Western authority on Zen, he was once one of many first to convey its how you can Europe. Incorporating Zen and intensity psychology into his perform, Dürckheim was once additionally one of many earliest transpersonal psychologists. His non secular perform of mixing Jung, Meister Eckhart, and Zazen proved to guide to moments of upper recognition, which he defined as “privileged moments.” In The manner of Transformation, one among his such a lot concise and profound works, Dürckheim exhibits that when readers scrape away own boundaries and loose the divine spark inside, those radiant, life-altering events can ensue at any time. His meditative method of day-by-day actions turns easy projects resembling making tea, posting a letter, or washing dishes into moments of latest know-how: lifestyle as a religious practice.