The Living Psyche: A Jungian Analysis in Pictures

By Edward F. Edinger

The image at the entrance conceal is entitled The Bungalow in My domestic city with the good condo within the Back―Flowering Trees. Dr. Edinger's remark reads, "The nice residence in the back of the modest one is an allusion to the larger character in the back of the ego. The topic maintains of paradisaical containment in reliable mom Nature. This represents a numinous nature-experience, a therapeutic come upon with the unique resource of one's being. it's equivalent to Jung's earliest reminiscence: i'm mendacity in a pram, within the shadow of a tree. it's a superb hot summer season day, the sky blue, and golden solar darting during the eco-friendly leaves. The hood of the pram has been left up. i've got simply woke up to the fantastic great thing about the day, and feature a feeling of indescribable we-being. I see the sunlight Glittering during the leaves and blossoms of the timber. every little thing is utterly fantastic, colourful and splendid." (Memories, goals, Reflections, p. 6)

The work during this booklet offer an extraordinary chance to event the paintings of an artist and the truth of the dwelling psyche. The patient/artist begun research on the age of 36 with the executive grievance that, regardless of a winning profession within the arts, he had misplaced his feel of goal in existence and used to be at the verge of melancholy. the photographs have been performed over a interval of 5 years through the process Jungian research. They contact on all of the significant subject matters of the research and represent a impressive checklist of analytic adventure that ranged from the heights to the depths, from the infernal to the chic.

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It's it truly is sown misplaced in is sown raised a typical PLATE 88. aiding to treatment Myself of melanoma 172 The dwelling Psyche supporting to Description: (from a dream) therapy Myself of melanoma This is a truly vital photo to me. within the dream i used to be in a clinic mattress working a computing device that used to be curing my melanoma. there's a twine that connects to the desktop which has cones. The desktop emits mild within the 3 fundamental shades and that i keep an eye on the dosage. The health facility room appears like one other expression of the Siddhartha criminal (Picture 77). This photo represents the therapeutic results of energetic mind's eye remark: which the sufferer had lately all started to take heavily. " four It used to be energetic imagi kingdom that eventually cured him. melanoma represents existence power, unlived lifestyles, which is disso^Iat^ot~i1rofn wild renegade ciated existence tteuhlfied development of the organism as that proliferates chaotically, to go into the ego. It presents the 2 cones of contains publicity to the opposites. For complete. is it's disso- and disconnected from critical law. lively mind's eye builds bridge to that split-off strength. ,4 a Dionysian power that an outline of this approach, see Ju: the a a awake entry for the irrational computer point out that the therapy PLATE 89. Redeeming previous "Trash," 174 New Trash-Dawn The residing Psyche Redeeming previous "Trash," Description: (from lively mind's eye) New I consider the veterans coming again from Vietnam throwing their medals into steps -very relocating. press experiences, my What do those rewards highschool award, my Trash -Dawn a trash can at the Capitol suggest? within the trash can are my Out of that access in who is Who. similar trash can comes the redeemed baby. within the trash can now are the "fruits" of serving the collective and denying the self. it really is sunrise, a brand new day. remark: This is an image of enantio dromia (enantio that means contrary, What was once formerly rejected is now valued and what used to be formerly valued is now rejected. there's a swing of the pendu lum among the opposites and never but a reconciliation. The sufferer so puffed up dromos that means running). collective approval that he needs to plow through the event of depreciating it ahead of the opposites of internal and outer, person and collective should be reconciled. a hundred seventy five — PLATE ninety. Wildness 176 • m , The dwelling Psyche Wildness within the dream there has been a fence spattered with Description: (from a dream) all the colours. A black boy used to be within sight and that i had the idea, "Now i do know the that means of wildness. " I linked this with a black guy that I had visible someday at a manufacturing unit the place pigment was once packaged. He was once very black and sweating and the colours of the rainbow caught to him -very notable within the shiny, summer time sunlight. remark: power as element This is a picture of the Dionysian depths of the psyche, the colours of the rainbow in wild scattered great quantity. all managed by way of the truth that is The topic of the omnes (Figure 90a), is it for many chaotic seems to be on a fence, a proscribing constitution.

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