Category Archives: Self

C.G. Jung: “The mandala’s basic motif is the premonition of a center of personality….”

‘ Carl Jung: The mandala as depicting “a kind  of central point within the psyche.”   The mandala’s basic motif is the premonition of a center of personality, a kind of central point within the psyche, to which everything is related, by which everything is arranged, and which is itself a source of energy…. This… Click to continue

C.G. Jung; “The mandala is an archetypal image whose occurrence is attested thoughout the ages.”

  “The mandala is an archetypal image whose occurrence is attested throughout the ages. It signifies the wholeness of the Self. This circular image represents the wholeness of the psychic ground or, to put it in mythic terms, the divinity incarnate in man.”   Memories, Dreams and Reflections Pages 334-335 Click to continue

Carl Jung: “That is the self that dwells in the anahata chakra, the heart center…”

“That the self is understood to be an old sage is also an Eastern idea. There is a Chinese text for example, handed down in philosophical literature, which says, “If though thinketh thou art alone and canst do what one pleases, thou art forgetting the old sage that dwelleth in thy heart and knoweth of… Click to continue