The Jung Society of Washington is dedicated to nourishing the human spirit and to serving the longing that comes to us in our dreams and in moments of hardship, imagination, struggle, and creativity. We support the exploration of our own psychic depths and the primal impulse for personality integration that Dr. Carl Gustav Jung called "individuation". With a psychological lens, we deepen the discussion of social issues, history, and current events. We encourage the development of greater self-awareness and creative expression—individually, in relationships, and within the community.
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ARCHETYPAL EXPLORATIONS: Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke, a course by James HollisPerhaps no poet went deeper into the caverns of the human soul, pursued its haunting questions, and articulated its deepest needs than Rainer Maria Rilke. Born the same year as Jung, he explores similar questions of meaning, the same compelling mysteries as the depth psychologist. In this class we will share some of Rilke’s most intensely felt lyrics and discuss his suggestive insights.
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