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Notes on Jung: the child and the Golden Egg

“The phenomenology of the “child’s” birth always points back to an original psychological state of non-recognition, i.e., of darkness or twilight, of non-differentiation between subject and object, of unconscious identity of man and the universe. This phase of non-differentiation produces the golden egg, is both man and universe and yet neither, but an irrational third.” (Carl Jung, CW 9i, para 290)

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Hiranyagarbha The Golden Embryo by Artist Vidya Devi and Dhirendra Jha, with permission from Exotic Indian Art

One comment on “Notes on Jung: the child and the Golden Egg

  1. kaycers
    June 6, 2013

    I love irrational concepts! :)

    Thanks for sharing. That artwork is awesome and I love Jung.

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