The eight consciousnesses & the 45th

What you’ll hear

Jane asked: “Is awareness the same as consciousness? And how do you deal with someone with a lot of shame or someone with no shame, like Donald Trump?”
Alistair discusses how the definitions of awareness and consciousness are different in Buddhism and Psychotherapy and where the notions of self crossover. He explains the Buddhist view of there being 8 consciousnesses and how these are different from awareness.
What do you think the difference is between consciousness and awareness?

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