"Thought-earth is the heavenly heart of the
middle dwelling (intuition)."
- Tung-Pin Lu
The Secret of the Golden Flower
"He travelled widely and from his travels in North Africa came his
understanding that living in alien surroundings can awaken in people an
archetypal memory of a prehistoric past that they appear to have forgotten.
This he refers to as the 'shadow self'."
- Review of: C G Jung - Memories, Dreams, Reflections
"You have two birth-places. You have the place where you were really born
and then you have a place of predilection where you really wake up to reality."
- Blue Thirst, Lawrence Durrell
"We shall never cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will
be to arrive where we started and
know the place for the first time."
- T. S. Eliot
"Jung illustrates the effort of 'immediate' religious experience
by the story of the Swiss mystic and hermit, 'the blessed
brother Nicholas von der Flue'. Brother Nicholas had a vision
of threefoldness', so terrible in its nature that his whole face
was changed and his appearance from then on terrified
The experience of the God-image or archetype of the self is at once the most vital and the most overwhelming that can happen to man, and without some anchor he may be swept away."
- Religion and the Individuation Process
by Frieda Fordham
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