History of Time I: The face of God from ancient cultures to the big bang.
Astrology / Astronomy / History / Other Gods / Religion / Science / Science

History of Time I: The face of God from ancient cultures to the big bang.


The history of time reflects culture – interconnecting temporal powers, religion and science. For millenniums priest were gatekeeper of time and calendar(s). Now scientists have taken over. Today we are able to contemplate beyond the creation of time, even beyond the big bang. I got the idea to this essay after I read a  book, … 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

Jungian Archetype of the wolf – gods and godnesses, warriors and mothers, demons and outlaws, evil and uebermensch
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Jungian Archetype of the wolf – gods and godnesses, warriors and mothers, demons and outlaws, evil and uebermensch


In a few weeks, there is Whitsun, and I will make one of my occasional trips to the monastery. The rock monastery St. George is a development center of the Benedictine  order in the Austrian Inn valley. From the monastery to the St. George mountain (Karwendel) on foot takes approximately one  hour. The religious exercise will be lead by a Benedictine monk, who happens … Continue reading

Abraxas und “Die sieben Reden an die Toten”
C.G.Jung / Gnostic / Religion

Abraxas und “Die sieben Reden an die Toten”


Mit Abraxas (griechisch Ἀβρασάξ, Ἀβράξας) bezeichnete der ägyptische Gnostiker Basilides in Alexandria um das 2. Jahrhundert das Symbol des höchsten Urwesens, aus dem die fünf Urkräfte Geist(Nous), Wort ( Logos), Vorsehung (Phronesis), Weisheit(Sophia) und Macht sowie sittliche Vollkommenheit und innerer Friede hervorgingen.Basilides verarbeitete verschiedene christlich-jüdische, persische und neuplatonische Überlieferungen zu einem dualistischen Weltbild. Das frühe Christentum … Continue reading