Jungian archetypes of Nefertiti and the Heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten
C.G.Jung / History / Other Gods / Religion

Jungian archetypes of Nefertiti and the Heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten


Akhenaten (Echnaton) is the most mysterious and interesting of all the ancient Egyptian pharaohs. In the following essay I will try to interpret what little is known about the androgynous pharaoh, who brought down the Egypt empire with his daring cultural and religious revolution, the enigmatic chief queen Nefertiti (Neferneferuaten), and his overpowering mother Tiye. Continue reading

Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” from a Jungian view
Archetypes / C.G.Jung / Fine Art / Gnostic / Literature / Literature & Art

Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” from a Jungian view


This article explores the psychological underpinnings of  Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” from a Jungian view. Carl Jung left a great deal of ambiguity surrounding his work. He understood, as long as there have been men and they have lived, they have all felt this tragic ambiguity and everybody must accept his or her “Shadow” during the individuation process. Ambiguity between good an evil, and a failed individuation is … Continue reading

ANGELS FEAR – Sacred aesthetics of fractal recursion
Astronomy / C.G.Jung / Philosophy / Science

ANGELS FEAR – Sacred aesthetics of fractal recursion


fallenAngel’s Fear is an obvious wordplay which crossed my mind after a blog reader pointed out that Bateson’s book  Angels Fear: Towards an Epistemology of the Sacred might be of relevance to me.  The title created immediately multiple associations and images,  so  I became curious and got the book.  Bateson presents from a anthropologist view concepts and topology of structure- determined recursion – in a … Continue reading

C. G. Jung’s Red Book in a hurry – Narrative
C.G.Jung / Dreams / Eastern / Gnostic / Mystics / Other Gods

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

Sufism the Gnostic chameleon – muscle and brain of Islam
C.G.Jung / Gnostic / History / Religion / Spiritual / Sufism

Sufism the Gnostic chameleon – muscle and brain of Islam


Sufism came recently  into the CNN spotlight when Al Qaeda-linked Mali Islamists armed with Kalashnikov’s and pick-axes destroyed centuries-old mausoleums of saints in the UNESCO-listed city of Timbuktu. Sufism is historically known  from the 5th century A.D on (first Sufi order was founded 657), and has survived as the only mystic (gnostic) religion the purges of the three fighting monotheist religions.  This article wants … Continue reading