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ALCHEMICAL DETACHMENT AND INTEGRATION  Part 3  by Ming Zhen Shakya

ALCHEMICAL DETACHMENT AND INTEGRATION  Part 3  by Ming Zhen Shakya

Please note this essay is to be taken as all model and metaphor. It was in the thirteenth century, when the Zen schools flourished, that alchemy became a fully-fledged ascetic and contemplative technique.” – Mircea Eliade, The Forge and the Crucible (University of Chicago Press) The second stage of the work. Jung favored a meditation technique he […]

ALCHEMICAL DETACHMENT AND INTEGRATION – Part 1 by Ming Zhen Shakya

ALCHEMICAL DETACHMENT AND INTEGRATION – Part 1 by Ming Zhen Shakya

  I felt an overwhelming sense of power – like God must feel when he’s carrying a gun.” — H. J. Simpson’s apology upon being expelled from the National Rifle Association for misusing a firearm. God packing heat. A novel concept? No, not really. Simpson, with genius often mimicked but never matched, has called attention […]

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