I have been silent for a while for various reasons, so I’ll start again sharing my Lenten “promise” again this year here. This is a special year, it might be the last lent for me, for us, for my father, for my son. Who knows, we are in gods hand now. We are a family … Continue reading
Category Archives: Eastern
Hinduism, Buddism, Taosim
C. G. Jung’s Red Book in a hurry – Narrative
Prelude The «Red Book» created between 1914 and 1930 can be described as a visual diary of dreams. Jung described this book – its language and emotions seem at times almost embarrassing – as important testimonies of his psychological and spiritual development. The psychoanalyst referred to his unfinished work as a !necessary but annoying ‘aesthetic … Continue reading
The Story of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi and Hulegu Khan
In 1971 and 1972 I traveled parts of the Silk Road on my way from Europe to Syria and later to Afghanistan. The road stretched for thousands kilometers leading caravans across scorching deserts, picturesque oases, and mountain passes but obviously travelling through the USSR was not possible at this time. Many of the cities and … Continue reading
Christentum und Wissenschaft entlang der Seidenstrasse. Christentum in Asien.
Viele hundert Straßen, Wege und Pfade summieren sich zu einem Geflecht, das heute als Seidenstraße bekannt ist, und besonders intensiv von vielen Kaufleuten und Händlern genutzt wurde. Eroberer, Gewürzhändler, Seidenverkäufer, buddhistische Mönche und Nestorianer bereisten diese schon vor mehr als tausenden von Jahren. Sogar der erste Vorstoss des Christentums – auf der Flucht – nach … Continue reading
Roots of Carl Gustav Jung in Gnosticism, Christianity, Buddhism and Taoism – Draft
The relationship of the depth psychologist Carl Gustav Jung with religion, in particular Christianity, Gnosticism and Zen Buddhism is of great interest. Religion and its psychological interpretation by C.G. Jung, which is based entirely on empirical facts, is ambiguous and often rejected, or – too frequently – simply ignored. To understand Carl Gustav Jung correctly … Continue reading
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