About the Book:
It is a broad outline the main lines of development of psychological thought from the earliest of recorded sources available, viz. the Vedas, to comparatively recent times. The stream of Indian Psychology comprehends a time span of over three thousand years; and it has run in twenty different areas. It dealt with the major psychological contributions of the important disciplines, both orthodox and heterodox. As the careful student will readily notice, the psychological speculations in the Tantric and Ayurvedic systems, and the psychological theories involved in literary criticism (Alankara sastra) are glaring omission. It intend bringing out shortly a companion volume covering these fields of inquiry.
I Origins in Inspired Poetry
II Development in the Confidential Documents
III Psychological theory and Practice
IV The Uncompromising Intellectuals
V The Ethical Interlude
VI Speculations in the Cloister
VII The Scramble of Scholiasts
VIII The Logic of Grammar..
IX Counseling on the Battle –field
X A Bird’s Eye-View
About the Author:
Head of the Department of Psychology,
All- India Institute of Mental Health