The Opening of the Egg — Dreams, Jung’s Red Book

A Weekend with Dr. Stephen Aizenstat and Kate Burns in Poland 27 September – 1 October, 2018 Sichów House and Library, Poland We are living in precarious times.  The climate is changing, old traditions along with their corresponding images and symbols are dying. We witness a collective surge of hatred, greed and corruption. The pace of life often leaves us unable to cope. What are we to learn from this collapse?  What are we meant to preserve?  Describing the spirit of our times, T. S. Eliot captured it well in his iconic poem, “The Waste Land”:  ‘A heap of broken images, where the sun beats, and the dead tree gives no shelter, the cricket no relief, and the dry stone no sound of water.’ Standing at a 21st Century crossroads, now more than ever we need to reconsider the words of Carl Jung.  The Red Book is a diary of his mystical journey, in which he described the Opening of the Egg giving birth to the God within, the God who has the potential to be born displaying no trace of illness. Dreams and Active Imagination are transportable tools; you can take them home with you.  They tell us, in their … Czytaj dalej The Opening of the Egg — Dreams, Jung’s Red Book