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The Act of Will:

Transpersonal Development:

Roberto Assagioli

Born Venice, February 27, 1888 - died Capolona d'Arezzo, August 23, 1974. Assagioli was an Italian psychiatrist who was the founder of the psychological movement known as Psychosynthesis.

Books about Psychosynthesis

A Collection of Basic Writings a.k.a. A Manual of Principles and Techniques
by Roberto Assagioli

Psychosynthesis: A Collection of Basic Writings outlines many of the fundamental principles and techniques of Psychosynthesis. Roberto Assagioli was the founder of Psychosynthesis, so while there are other, more easy to follow and use books on Psychosynthesis, this one remains a classic and provides a overview of Psychosynthesis and it's origins.

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The Act of Will
A Guide to Self-Actualisation and Self-Realistion
by Roberto Assagioli

The Act of Will: A Guide to Self-Actualisation and Self-Realisation outlines what Roberto Assagioli saw as being one of the most important aspects of the psyche, and one of particular importance to Psychosynthesis - The Will.

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Transpersonal Development
The Dimension Beyond Psychosynthesis
by Roberto Assagioli

Produced 13 years after the author's death, Transpersonal Development: The Dimension Beyond Psychosynthesis is a collection of writings by Roberto Assagioli which were originally notes, essays, speeches and lectures. The writings contain practical guidelines for anyone undertaking the task of self-knowledge and self-realization.

Quotes from Roberto Assagioli

"Only the development of his inner powers can offset the dangers inherent in man's losing control of the tremendous natural forces at his disposal and becoming the victim of his own achievements."

"Since the outcome of successful willing is the satisfaction of one's needs, we can see that the act of will is essentially joyous. And the realization of ... being a self ... gives a sense of freedom, of power, of mastery which is profoundly joyous"