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Self-realization as revealed in art, symbol & sacred text: the archetypes of Carl Jung & the lore of enlightenment

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)


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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