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The pioneering creator of transformative workshops and books, Dr. Jean Houston here explores the nature of spiritual yearning and demonstrates to readers how to facilitate a personal quest for fulfillment by focusing on the aspects of Sacred Psychology. Houston provides a passport to the wondrous and tragic dimensions of the human psyche.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction to the Second Edition

How to Read This Book

Prologue

Part One: Perspectives

1. The Ancient Asclepian

2. The Global Asclepian

3. What Is Sacred Psychology?

Part Two: Basic Practices

4. Guidelines to Basic Practices

5. Extending the Senses: The Kinesthetic Body; The Extended Sensorium

6. Training the Creative Imagination: Relearning Imagistic Thinking

7. Developing the Imaginal Body: Evoking Your Imaginal Form; Archetypal Shape-shifting

8. The Friend in Court and the Three Realms of Being: Incarnating the Friend in Court; Sacred Sound: Evoking the Three Realms of Being

Part Three: Basic Themes

Introduction to Basic Themes

9. Of Story and Myth

10. The Sacred Sound: From Pathos to Mythos: A Therapeic Dyad; Betrayal and Forgiveness

11. The Search for the Beloved: The Rites of Pothos: The Search for the Beloved; The Walk to the Beloved: The Ritual of Samothrace

Part Four: The Stories

Introduction to the Stories

12. Psyche and Eros: Scenarios for Psyche and Eros

13. The Ecstatic Journey of Jalaloddin Rumi: Scenarios for the Ecstatic Journey of Jalaloddin Rumi

Notes

Glossary

Musical Compositions

Selected Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780874778717
Author:
Houston, Jean
Publisher:
Tarcher
Author:
Huston, Jean
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Consciousness
Subject:
Psychology, Religious
Subject:
Mind and body
Subject:
Imagery
Subject:
Personal Transformation
Subject:
Imagery (psychology)
Subject:
Psychology-Cognitive Science
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Inner Work Book
Series Volume:
v. 1
Publication Date:
19970631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.03x7.53x.78 in. 1.19 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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