Psychology in the Light of the East presents fresh insights into integral psychology, incorporating the reason of Western psychology together with the holistic outlook of Eastern wisdom. Borden examines the philosophy, mysticism, and psychology of both East and West to convey how they reflect the evolution of consciousness. Grounded in a theoretical framework, this text includes valuable techniques for application and invites readers on a journey of self-knowledge and self-mastery, providing practitioners as well as general readers with the tools for great personal and professional development.
“An extremely helpful and well-written guidebook of self-discovery and growth, both personal and spiritual. Dig in. There are gems on every page!”
— Stuart Sovatsky, PhD, author of Advanced Spiritual Intimacy and Words from the Soul
“A deeply insightful and powerful integration of eastern and western approaches to psychology. This is a fertile field that will yield profound possibilities for human growth and healing over the coming decades, and this book will be a leading light.”
— Brant Cortright, California Institute of Integral Studies, author of Integral Psychology and The Neurogenesis Diet and Lifestyle
“With brilliance of intellect, and with a palpable, compassionate heart, Margot Borden takes us, her readers, on a riveting journey toward the discovery of our true, essential self.”
— Rabbi Pinchas Allouche
“It requires courage to study the intuitive psychology of the East with the contemporary rational mindset of the West. In this text, Margot Borden brings in conventional and postmodern approaches but integrates the transformative vision of Sri Aurobindo to present a glimpse of a greater psychology waiting to unfold.”
— Soumitra Basu, author of Integral Health: A Conscious Approach to Health and Healing
About the Author:
Margot Esther Borden, MA, is a psychotherapist, international public speaker, and adjunct professor at Antioch University Midwest. She completed her training in breathwork in Paris and her Master of Arts in Person-Centered Counseling/Humanistic Psychology at the University of Durham. She works in India, Europe, and the United States and is coeditor of Spirituality and Business: Exploring Possibilities for a New Management Paradigm.