A preliminary study on psychological thought in"Tan Jing
LIU Qing wan (Social Sciences Department,Shijazhuang Vocational Technology Institute,Shijiazhuang 050081,China)
Expressing essence" is the theme of psychological thought in "Tan Jing". Its aim is to achieve great personality as Buddha and Bodhisattva."Self" is the premise of "expressing essence", which changes outer worship into person's inner consciousness. Though the category of "self"hasn't become divided,it has both obvious and hidden expressions. The obvious is self concious, while the hidden is unconscious.To become Buddha is to be unconscious from conscious,which state is a clear mind.The psychological cognition thought of the theory of "sudden understanding" in "Tan Jing" is the best way of "expressing essence". The difference psychological thought about "quality" in it is the basis of "sudden understanding". "Sudden understanding" that break out in the boundary of the conscious and the unconscious,is to root the limited heart to infinty.The attitude towards language and characters is a side of its cognition psychology."Sudden understanding" also has stages and aspects.The train of soul and the thought of mind health of the theory of "Ding Hui Yi Ti" in "Tan Jing" is the measure guarantee of "expressing essence". As a kind of thought and method,it can either be used alone or changed into the techonology of modern people's mind health and spirt treatment.