Buddhism and Depression

Author: Shravasti Dhammika (1951-)
Subtitle: Is Buddhism Depressing
No of Pages: 12
Year of Publication: 1986
File Size: 130 KB
Permission: Creative Commons Licence
Blurb: Depression is not unique to modern societies. The main word for depression in Buddhism is visāda. The wonderful thing about Buddhism is that it does not try to pretend. It confronts you with the major problem, the essential problem of existence, right from the very beginning.