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July 2017

Jung on the Hudson 2017

July 16, 2017 @ 8:00 am - July 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The ability to self-reflect and be honest with oneself is a key to one’s emotional health and individuation process. This crucial component is important at any stage of life but all the more so as we age and want to feel that our lives have meaning. As we grow older, it is imperative to keep in mind that life will not continue as it has until now. Physically and psychologically, we are changing. Welcome or not, our bodies transmit messages that we need to be attuned to; and our psyches and our souls require equal attention. We can face these demands and push ourselves into uncomfortable terrain, or ignore what may be our last opportunity to move forward. As we enter later life, we should ask ourselves what we want to save and what we want to let go of and if there is any unfinished business that we have avoided addressing. Are there friends, family, loved ones, or life partners toward whom we still hold grudges? Have we truly worked through our own shadow issues? Have we learned to accept ourselves and appreciate our talents and the blessings in our lives? Have we been paying attention to our dreams? Are they different in substance as we grow older? Now that there are fewer years ahead of us and time is more valuable in many ways, is it healthier to sever connections with those who have hurt us and who surround us with negative energy? Or should we use this time to make amends and try to repair relationships that have gone awry? Are there goals we once aspired to but have not met? Is there a book we still are hoping to write, an…

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September 2017

Ashok Bedi, M.D. Path to the Soul: The Eastern Path to the Individuation September 15, Friday Lecture 7:30 pm members: $20; non-members $25; students $10 September 16, Saturday Workshop 10:00 am – 5:00 pm members: $60; non-members $70; students $50 (includes lecture)

September 15, 2017 - September 16, 2017

Jung’s Analytical Psychology draws heavily from the Eastern Spiritual Traditions. In his Magnum Opus—the Mysterium Coniunctionis, Jung presented his highest synthesis of the Alchemy of the Individuation process. These include Alchemic movement from Unio Naturalis, Unio Mentalis, Unio Spiritualis, and Unio Corporalis to Unus Mundus. This presentation will explore the Eastern perspective on the Individuation process amplifying each of these stages from an Eastern perspective. These will be further explored with Archetypes of the Eastern and Hindu traditions and clinical material. Time permitting, we will engage the archetypes of the Hindu Trinity of Brahma and Sarasvati, the creators, Vishnu and Laxmi- the Preserves of consciousness and Shiva and Shakti—the destroyers of the Shadow making room for creation of New Consciousness. Basics of Kundalini Yoga as the archetype of higher Coniunctio may be explored.

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November 2017

Retire your Family Karma

November 25, 2017

Saturday, November 25, 2017 9:00am  5:00pm The Heritage Room, University College, University of Melbourne40 College CrescentParkville, VIC, 3052vAustralia PRESENTED BY ASHOK BEDI, MD PSYCHIATRIST & JUNGIAN ANALYST (USA) Life in the West, and increasingly in the East, is lived in the fast lane. Technology is moving forward at an exponential pace. The standard of material living is gradually rising in the industrialized and developing nations. We are exploring and exploiting the treasures of Mother Earth, sometimes enhancing but more often depleting the resources for our grandchildren and future generations. As we harvest the gifts of our civilization, it is crucial that we calculate the karmic price tag. Karma is the Hindu concept of the choices we make and the consequences those choices bear. What kind of legacy are we leaving for future generations? As individuals, families, and communities, what emotional ledger sheet are we leaving for the future? Who will retire the consequences of karma we leave behind, when we leave this life with unfinished business? LEARNING OBJECTIVES Summarize the basics of the understanding and the assessment of your Family Karma Discuss the dynamics of your relationship patterns that depict the underlying Family Karma Examine the authenticity of your career choices and how your Family Karma impacts these Present the Kundalini Yoga perspective on understanding your Family Karma Articulate the role of Genograms on assessing and retiring your Family Karma Explain the role of the family legends, rumours, fantasies, fascinations, family tragedies and roots on the workings of your Family Karma Illustrate with clinical vignettes the workings of Family Karma. This seminar is the residential component accompanying the 5 week online course Transforming Complexes as Pathways to Vocation.   The seminar may also be purchased separately, space permitting.…

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February 2018

JUNGIAN ENCOUNTER WITH THE MYSTIC SOUL OF INDIA Sponsored by the C.G. Jung Foundation of New York Guest Faculty – Ashok Bedi M.D., Jungian Psychoanalyst February 11 – 24, 2018

February 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am - February 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

The C.G. Jung Foundation of New York is proud to sponsor another educational tour of India in February 2018. This trip is an opportunity to see India through the lens of analytical psychology. It will allow tour members to perceive the archetypal depths of life and psyche that Indians knew and expressed in their myth and art, and to understand how the experience and expression of these archetypal dimensions greatly influenced culture and civilization. We are honored to have once again as our guest faculty Dr. Ashok Bedi. Ashok Bedi, M.D. is a Jungian psychoanalyst and a board-certified psychiatrist. A Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, he is a Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and a training analyst at the Carl G. Jung Institute of Chicago. He is the liaison for the IAAP for developing Jungiantraining programs inIndia. He leads the a n n u a l “ J u n g i a n Encounter with the Soul of India” study group to several centers in India under the auspices of the New York Jung F o u n d a t i o n Join us with a triple decker encounter with the Soul of India. The Pre-study group February 11 - 14 is an introduction to the ancient Buddhist rock caves of Ajanta and Ellora, dating back to 200BC Our main journey from February 14 through 24 takes us first to the vibrant, cultural hub of India’s Jewel on the Arabian sea - Mumbai, the home of Bollywood, the heartthrob of billions, on to encounter exotic desert kingdoms of Rajasthan, the home to the Rajput warriors and Sufi poets that define the Mythos of India. This part of…

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September 2018


September 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lighthouse on Dewey, 1220 Dewey Avenue,
Wauwatosa, WI , 53213 United States
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Interpretation of Dreams: a Jungian Perspective To Register: Click on the link below   http://jungchicago.org/store/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=404 Product Code: AG-Bedi-Dreams-2018 Availability: Available $165.00 AVAILABLE OPTIONS CEs (PhD, PsyD, LPC, LCPC, LMFT, LCSW) I want to add CEs (+$15.00) CEs: Enter your license number Description Jungian Interpretation of Dreams Sept 28 2018 Dreams are a portal to the soul. They have been consulted since antiquity to guide us. There is reference to the use of dreams in the Old Testament. Sigmund Freud put the use of dreams in the analysis of the unconscious in his classic work – The Interpretation of Dreams. Carl Jung took the interpretation of Dreams to a whole new threshold, not just to unlock the past but the guide the future course of our lives – The Teleologic dimension of dreams. He emphasized the subjective, objective, diagnostic, prognostic, the Teleologic and the great significance of the Initial and other Big dreams in guiding the course of the therapeutic work and the individuation process. When beginning to interpret a dream, Jung suggested that we ask the question: what conscious attitude does the dream compensate?  Jung believed that dreams are “to be regarded with due seriousness as an actuality that has to be fitted into the conscious attitude as a codetermining factor” (Jung, CW 16).   This seminar on Analytic Technique will pursue this and other questions concerning the use of dreams in clinical practice. The class discussions will focus on the theoretical ideas outlined in the required readings as well as the dreams presented by participants from their clinical practices.  This seminar will also provide a forum within which candidates can apply the theoretical concepts being explored in their other classes to the process of working with dreams.…

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October 2018

Yoga Workshop by Fr. Joe Pereira October 12-14, 2018: Milwaukee, WI

October 12, 2018 - October 14, 2018

YOGA WORKSHOP BY FR.JOE PEREIRA - THE ORIGINAL TEACHINGS OF BKS IYENGAR   For Registation click on the link below   http://wholelifehealingcenters.org

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November 2018


November 2, 2018
Lighthouse on Dewey, 1220 Dewey Avenue,
Wauwatosa, WI , 53213 United States
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Jungian Rendering of the Sufi Path to Individuation Ashok Bedi, MD Friday, November 2, 2018 │ 8:30am-5pm Scriptures, myths, fairy tales, legends, artistic creations of different cultures and religions embody the shared archetypal wisdom and forms the building blocks of the Collective Psyche and the shared heritage and crucial data base of human civilization. Jung emphasized the critical importance of exploring divergent cultures other then own host culture to get multi-dimensional understanding of the human condition. This permits a better clinical management of our patient’s suffering by offering a broader repertoire of archetypal substrate to draw from. Jung explored the Sufi tradition as embodied in the 18th Sura of Koran a the 1939 Eranos Conference. We will explore the 18th Sura of Koran to unpack the Mystical Sufi path to Individuation. This will be further amplified by Jung’s Red Book, Clinical vignettes and a Swirling Dervishes movie clip. Required Reading   - org/quran/frames/ch18.html. "Sura 18: The Cave (Al-Kahf)."(Attachment)   - Jung, C. G. 1969. The archetypes and the collective unconscious, Volume 9 - Part 1. 2d ed. Vol. 1, His Collected works, v. 9. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. Suggested Reading   - James, William. 1982. The Varieties of Religious Experience. USA: Penguin Classics.   - Jung, C. G., and Aniela Jaffé. 1963. Memories, dreams, reflections. London: Collins and Routledge & Kegan Paul.   - Jung, C. G., and Sonu Shamdasani. 2009a. The red book = Liber novus. 1st ed, Philemon series. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.   - Jung, C. G., and Sonu Shamdasani. 2009b. The Red Book: A Reader's Edition (Philemon). Edited by Sonu Shamdasani. Philemon - Edition 1 ed. New York, London: W. W. Norton & Company.   - Stein, Murray. 2017. Outside Inside and All Around: And Other Essays…

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January 2019


January 16 - February 2

In our Collective, we are at the cusp of an Enantodromia – a return to the Opposite from Patriarchal culture to the Return of the Goddess. Though Carl Jung’s central contribution was about the Feminine Psyche and the Anima function, in his inner work as depicted in his Red Book, he was ambivalent about the feminine as embodied by Salome – a controversial figure in the Biblical rendering. Let the land of the Goddess Kali, Durga and the Great Mother Shakti light your path to the mystery of the Soul and the emerging archetypes to guide the Collective Consciousness in our troubled and chaotic time. Join us in this magical encounter with the Goddess Soul of India from Orissa to Kolkata to the country side of Karnataka outside Bangalore. Explore the former British capital Kolkata before it was moved to New Delhi in 1911. Discover its colonial heritage and revolutionary rebellions, sailing on the Brahmaputra and Hoogly rivers, visiting Durga and Kali temples where they become alive. We stay at Rajbari Bawali, a regal heritage mansion in the Bengali countryside located along the Ganges river banks. We will explore the Village Goddess with spiritual walks and boat rides on the holy river. The Golden Triangle of Bhubaneswar, Puri and Konark let’s us explore Hindu temples and Buddhist caves, many dating back to the 7AD, including the famous Unesco Heritage Sun Temple and the Jagannath Temple.   The journey concludes with a five day Jungian retreat with Dr. Bedi’s lectures at Shreyas Retreat www.shreaysretreat.com focusing on Goethe’s Faust and the Faustian Bargain with the Devil. He will explore the Eastern paradigm to deal with the Shadow in the Archetypes of the Ten Avatars of God Vishnu…

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JUNGIAN ENCOUNTER WITH GODDESS INDIA – THE LAND OF KALI Sponsored by the C.G. Jung Foundation of New York Guest Faculty – Ashok Bedi M.D., Jungian Psychoanalyst January 16 to February 1, 2019

January 16 @ 8:00 am - February 1 @ 5:00 pm

The C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago is approved by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation to provide continuing education (CE) credit for social workers, professional counselors and marriage and family therapists and maintains responsibility for educational aspects of the program and its content. Twelve hours of CEs are offered for the ten days of instruction on the Goddess journey and six hours of CEs for the Jungian Retreat at Shreyas. The size of the group is limited. Therefore, it is important that you register early in order to secure space for yourself and your friends. For more information on this magical journey, Please write to regine@mindfuljourneys.com Or call 212-203-1239. For further details - click on the file below - Jung Goddess' India 2019 Jung Goddess' India 2019

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July 2019

The Rossetta Psyche – Jung on Hudson 2019

July 14 - July 19

Jung on Hudson 2019

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