Jung and The Tarot – Part III – THE FOUR EGO FUNCTIONS

Four Functions

The Four Ego Functions Jung classified people by the way they  perceived and interpreted reality and the two ways they respond to it.  ego functions Jung categorized people as introverted and extroverted types. However, more importantly from the point of view of the Tarot, further divided them according to four functions of the mind. Those … Read more

Jung and The Tarot – Part II – SYNCHRONICITY

Synchronicity

  What is Synchronicity Jung coined the term ‘synchronicity’ to describe simultaneous occurrence of events that appear significantly related but have no apparent casual connection. In his book “Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle,” Jung wrote: …it is impossible, with our present resources, to explain ESP, or the fact of meaningful coincidence, as a phenomenon of energy. This … Read more

Jung and The Tarot – Part I – Carl Gustav Jung

Jung and the Tarot

Who was Carl Jung Carl Gustav Jung (b. 1875 – d. 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. His work has been influential not only in psychiatry but also in anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy and mysticism. Unfortunately, today, not too many people have heard of Jung – while most are quite … Read more