Living Dharma Centre Virtual Book Club - Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Thank you for following our past discussions on Sensei Jeff Wilson’s book Buddhism of the Heart: Reflections on Shin Buddhism and Inner Togetherness. We hope that the readings and comments have sparked thought and reflectionwithin yourself as well as reconnecting to some of the basics of Shin Buddhism.Our thanks go to Sensei Jeff for writing such an easy to read and approachable book!

Our next title for the LDC Virtual Book Club will be Man’s Search For Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl. We will be starting this title on April 28 th and we will complete it by May 28 th. This book is widely available in paperback, audiobook and ebookformat.

Man's Search for Meaning by [Frankl, Viktor E.]

From a Good Reads Review:

“Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in fourdifferent camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the experiences of others he treated later in his practice, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forwardwith renewed purpose. Frankl's theory-known as logotherapy, from the Greek word logos ("meaning")-holds that our primary drive in life is not pleasure, as Freud maintained, but the discovery and pursuit of what we personally find meaningful.

”Please join us by emailing Barb MacCarl at: bm.livingdharmacentre@gmail.com to be included in the discussions.

Electronic Copies are available at:

https://archive.org/details/MansSearchForMeaning-English

https://www.sonoma.edu/users/s/shawth/mans%20Search

 

 

 

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