Buddhism and Counseling

R P C R Rajapakse(2017) " Buddhism and Counseling"in Aryabhimani- Baragama ariyabodhi nahimi abinandana shasthriya lipi saraniya,ISBN-978-955-43581-2-6 pp358-376

11 Pages Posted: 22 Mar 2017

Date Written: March 11, 2017

Abstract

People today are facing many political, economic, environmental, and social problems due to the fast development of industrialization and globalization. These problems have a tremendous impact on the physical and mental well-being of the people. People are depressed, agonized, and may be addicted to alcohol or drugs on the one the one hand suffering from different kinds of physical illnesses on the other. In this background counseling has become very important. Counseling is not only for people who have problems in life but it can also be applied to common people in order to improve their life with well-informed choices and problem-solving.

The Buddhist priests in our society play a significant role in serving and healing people. As a social figure and a spiritual leader, the Buddhist priest is expected to take responsibility in delivering counseling service for the welfare of the society

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Rajapakse, R. P. C. R., Buddhism and Counseling (March 11, 2017). R P C R Rajapakse(2017) " Buddhism and Counseling"in Aryabhimani- Baragama ariyabodhi nahimi abinandana shasthriya lipi saraniya,ISBN-978-955-43581-2-6 pp358-376, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2937228

R. P. C. R. Rajapakse (Contact Author)

University of Sri Jayewardenepura ( email )

Nugegoda
Gandodawila
Gangodawila, Nugegoda 10250
Sri Lanka

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