A Jasmine Journey
Carl Jung's Travel to India and Ceylon
1937 - 1938
Jung's Vision During
Emerging from 'Orissa', 1944
With Dr. Evangeline Rand
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This Jasmine Journey is a researched story of Dr. Carl Jung's journey to India in 1937/38 as well
as a later vision during deep illness when he witnessed something new emerging from the northern
coast of Orissa (now Odisha) on the Bay of Bengal.
There are several reasons why this is an exciting
story. This is the first time Jung's actual route and
travel organization has been presented. In a sense,
there is a simple reason for this. Dr. Rand was
conceived in Northern Orissa a few miles from an important
segment of Jung's personal journey, and a year before the emergence of
what Jung newly saw during a later illness vision in 1944.
Illness can provide a portal towards deepening consciousness.
Because it is the land of her birth and childhood, the archival file
of "mere souvenirs" of Jung's journey sprang to life for Dr. Rand in
the Zurich archives.
Born into the horrors of World War II, and the tail end of
the British Imperial Raj, she was also born into the ambience of Adivasi
tribal peoples of Orissa. Settling into the historical and geographic
complexities of those times highlights some of the conflicts a depth
psychologist would have faced and still faces.
Dr. Rand weaves threads of Jung's India/Ceylon experiences back into texts of
his later 'diamond works'. She shows the enormous present day relevance
of Jung's mature work - braiding global corporate mining horrors with the
field of depth psychology as well as the paradoxical honouring of World Soul.
So sit back and relax and let the drama unfold. If there are words you
have never heard before, no need to panic. Their
meaning will unfold as the story unfolds.
Throughout the story, Dr. Rand uses place names as they
would have been used during Jung's journey. And
indeed, how Dr. Rand heard the names throughout her
childhood in India.
Interview with Dr. Evangeline Rand
How did Dr.
Rand become interested in Jung's travels in India?
Why is it important for people to read
or listen to this book at this
point in history?
Tell us about the connections you are making to what's happening in India now
and how does that connect back to Jung's journey there?
Little Boy Carl and his Genius
Running toward His Genius
A Supper Conversation
Radical Creation through Grief
Getting Out of the Battle Zone: A 'Coming out' Conversation in a
Or … Remaining Silent and Unethically Inactive
An Early Elephant Rumble
My Early Elephant Rumble
Constructing and Being Constructed? Number Four
My Early Interest in Jung
Number Four’s Interest in Jung: Becoming Child
My Interest in Jung's India/Ceylon Journey: 1937-1938
Differentiations: Greenwich 2006 (International
Association of Jungian Studies, IAJS, Conference)
“On His Majesty's Service”: Jung’s Journey to India
The Plan of Travel
India Journey Part I: Darjeeling and Calcutta
Pre-Congress Excursion: Darjeeling
The Congress: Kali and Lord Rutherford
Lord Rutherford’s Calcutta Presidential Address: A Few Notes
Jung’s India/Ceylon Journey: Part II
Puri, Karnak, and Bhubaneshwar: The Golden Triangle of Pilgrimage
Mysore: Searching Conversations with Subrahmanya Iyer: A Few Notes
Malabar, West Coast of India
Jung’s India/Ceylon Journey: A Vishnu Hexagram: Part III
Intimations of Six “India /Ceylon threads” Woven
back into in the
European/Western Primary Domain of His Own Analysis:
A More Complex Weave
1. First of the Six India/Ceylon Threads: A More Complex Weave
2. Second of the Six India/Ceylon Threads: A More Complex Weave
3. Third of the Six India/Ceylon Threads: A More Complex Weave
4. Fourth of the Six India/Ceylon Threads: A More Complex Weave
5. Fifth of the Six India/Ceylon Threads: A More Complex Weave
6. Sixth of the Six India/Ceylon Threads: A More Complex Weave
Hexagrams, Cubes and Golden Proportion: Intimations of
Tracking the Tiger Tracking
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