About this image – BJ Jakala
This child’s face brings hope to the moment. The look is penetrating and gently engaging. Even with all of the store items around, the curiosity is in the other; the human connection. The father’s pride radiates as he touches the child’s arm for a photo. His work is being a store-keeper. He life-long task is being a father. The value of family glows beyond what one does for a living.
About this image – Ashok Bedi
We live several layers of existence. At one level, this man is a mere shop keeper. At a deeper, archetypal layer, he is carrying the mandate of the archetype of the Great Father. The love, pride and devotion with which he parents this child is his enduring contribution to the collective, to the society, the flow of human civilization. We must all be aware of our sacred, Dharmic responsibilities as we carry out the mundane responsibilities of our daily life.
JUNGIAN ENCOUNTER WITH THE SOUL OF INDIAʼS HEARTLAND
Sponsored by the C.G. Jung Foundation of New York; Guest Faculty – Ashok Bedi M.D., Jungian Psychoanalyst
January 31 to February 11, 2016
Ashok Bedi, M.D. & B.J. Jakala, PH.D.
This is the 11th study tour of India to explore the archetypal soul of India from a Jungian, Analytical lens. For the next several days, the faculty member of the group, Jungian Analyst Ashok Bedi and a Depth Psychotherapist Dr. Robert J. Jakala will compose a daily blog of their reflections about the experience. B.J. is the blog photographer and will display a photograph of the day and share personal reflections. Ashok Bedi will amplify the image with an archetypal lens. Share […]