Psycho-analysis is a very important subject. One can find the principles of psycho-analysis in Indian philosophical systems, too. The real origin of all diseases is in the mind. From the mind the disease is communicated to the physical body.
There is something beyond the mind too. That is the Self, Consciousness. Psycho-analysis should be combined with Raja Yoga. We must not only have a thorough knowledge of the western science of psycho analysis, but combine with it Raja Yoga and spirituality also. Psycho-analysts should have a perfect knowledge of Patanjali's Raja Yoga, and the Yoga Vasishtha also. Then, they will be able to understand the workings of the mind better.
This book presents a number of most helpful hints on the nature of mind, and as many on the many methods for the successful conquest of mind and will be found highly useful by aspirants, psychologists and others who are seeking peace of mind and happiness in life.
About the Author:
Sri Swami Sivananda, born on the 8th September, 1887, in the illustrious family of Sage Appayya Dikshita and several other renowned saints and savants, Sri swami Sivananda had a natural flair for a life devoted to the study and practice of Vedanta.
He was an inborn eagerness to serve all and an innate feeling of unity with all mankind. He is the author of over 300 volumes and has disciples all over the world, belonging to all nationalities, religions and creeds. To read his works is to drink at the Fountain of Wisdom Supreme. On 14th July, 163 he entered Mahasamadhi.