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Day: December 26, 2012

A Critique Of Centering

A Critique Of Centering

We hear much about so-called centering prayer, centering meditation, the centering of the Self, etc. These kinds of discussions would also include mandalas, of which C.G. Jung was so fond of, a form of spiritual and ritual art that Jung borrowed from Hinduism and Buddhism, and appropriated for his psychological ideas. Here is his own description of their meaning for him: My mandalas were cryptograms concerning the state of the self which was presented to me anew each day…I guarded…

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