Archive for the ‘John Welwood’ Category

mdpc 6.8.05 These are some great posts, thanks! Julian, I love the phrases that you used: “self-hating fantasy” and “resistance of our humanity”. I think you’re really getting to the heart of the matter there. Would love to see more discussion of this, and also of religion-as-effort-to-“fix”-our feelings of shame, self-hatred, unworthiness, etc. It’s the […]


~julian 1.24.05 yes that is called counter transference and a therapist would work on his counter transference with his spiritual guide called a supervisor. he would take responsibility for his stuff” as it gets triggered by the relationships with his clients and work it out elsewhere , so as to keep the space clean for […]


~julian 1.23.05 when anyone is in a position of authority there is a psychological power imbalance. this is not wrong. it is not a choice. it is psychologically unavoidable. it starts with our relationship to parents and other adults when we are kids. we idealize them. we imagine them to be all good, all powerful, […]


~julian 11.18.04 jim, nicely put together post. merci! i am about to guide a group in their first holotropic breathwork session (haven’t done a group session in a while myself) and this had some nice quotes and points for the presentation i am preparing for the start of the day. here are some comments/thoughts…. 1) […]


~julian 10.26.04 hey guys, reading the interesting dialog on adyashanti below. here are some of my observations. these are not about adya in particular, but come from having been in and around the satsang based groups since 1996: spending 8 months or so in a gangaji group (watching videos of satsangs and then discussing/meditating), going […]


~julian 9.27.04 yeah! so glad my earlier post evoked the discussion below. of course, the discussion has a life of it’s own, but glad to see it associated with my comments…..thanks, dudes. jim thanks for your endless patience in attempting to clarify and disentangle. heruka thanks for your enthusiasm and willingess to commit to a […]


~julian 9.17.04 hey heruka, i hear you saying i have a limited perception of you. sure. this is a limited medium. sorry if i have characterized you unfairly. i see that you are tasting and trying, exploring and experimenting, as are we all! yeah! we did have a good heated discussion about cohen a while […]