March 17 by The Running Son
Carl Jung: on the transpersonal
by Jenna Lilla PhD
Most of us are caught up in aspects of our daily life, and with it the stream of our thoughts. But beyond this stream of thoughts lies another more subtle realm of being. A realm beyond the bounds of language. It is the transpersonal dimensions of the psyche.
Carl Jung often spoke of the transpersonal dimension. The transpersonal is the aspect of being that is ‘trans’ personal or beyond the individual personality. Jung (CW 9I) says: “The deeper layers of the psyche lose their individual uniqueness as they retreat farther and farther into darkness.” (para.291)….
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[ Excerpt from the original article, written 4/9/2011 at: http://immanence.net/2011/04/09/transpersonal/ ]
Jenna Lilla, PhD