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Navaho Symbols of Healing : a Jungian Exploration of Ritual, Image, and Medicine (91 Edition)

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In this original and superbly researched work, a Jungian-trained psychiatrist explores ancient Navaho methods of healing--methods that use ritual and vibrant imagery to bring the psyche into harmony with the natural forces that surround it. Through his interactions with Navaho medicine men, Sandner conveys the rigors of their training and the complexities of their purification and evocation rites, including the use of sand paintings as healing mandalas and the esoteric meaning of the pollen path.andnbsp; andlt;BRandgt;Presents the basic principles of Navaho healing: andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp; Return to the origins andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp; Confrontation and manipulation of evil andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp; Death and rebirth andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp; Restoration of the universeandnbsp; andlt;BRandgt;Challenges Western medicine in its search for a more holistic and humane healing art.andnbsp; andlt;BRandgt;Cloth edition of this title was published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

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A Jungian-trained psychiatrist explores ancient Navaho methods of healing that use vibrant imagery to bring the pysche into harmony with natural forces.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-286) and index.

About the Author

Donald Sandner, M.D. is a San Francisco psychiatrist with a private practice in Jungian analysis. He is a former president of the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco.

Table of Contents

andlt;bandgt;Navaho Symbols of Healingandlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;A Jungian Exploration of Ritual, Image, andamp; Medicineandlt;/iandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Note andlt;BRandgt;Acknowledgments andlt;BRandgt;Introduction andlt;BRandgt;1.andnbsp;andnbsp; Symbolic Healing andlt;BRandgt;2.andnbsp;andnbsp; Guardians of the Symbol andlt;BRandgt;3.andnbsp;andnbsp; Navaho Religion: The Constituent Parts andlt;BRandgt;4.andnbsp;andnbsp; Navaho Religion: The Whole in Action andlt;BRandgt;5.andnbsp;andnbsp; Fear of Possession andlt;BRandgt;6.andnbsp;andnbsp; Return to the Origins andlt;BRandgt;7.andnbsp;andnbsp; The Ritual Control of Evil andlt;BRandgt;8.andnbsp;andnbsp; Death and Rebirth: Process of Renewal andlt;BRandgt;9.andnbsp;andnbsp; Mandalas of Healing and the Pollen Path andlt;BRandgt;10.andnbsp; The Navaho Synthesis andlt;BRandgt;11.andnbsp; Symbolic Healing: Ancient and Modern andlt;BRandgt;Bibliography

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892814343
Author:
Sandner, Donald
Publisher:
Healing Arts Press
Author:
Sandner, M. D.
Author:
Sandner, M.D., Donald
Author:
Donald Sandner, M.D.
Location:
Rochester, Vt. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
Navajo Indians
Subject:
Healing
Subject:
Shamanism
Subject:
Mental healing
Subject:
Symbolism
Subject:
Symbolism (Psychology)
Subject:
Religion and medicine.
Subject:
Indians, North American.
Subject:
Medicine, Traditional.
Subject:
Jungian Theory.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Navajo Indians -- Religion.
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Subject:
Indigenous Cultures
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
9376
Publication Date:
19910631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 color plates
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.23x5.41x.94 in. .77 lbs.

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