Tag: Mother Archetype
Siddhartha… Leaving the Shadow of the Family Home
There comes a time in any journey where the newness of life that was brought forth must enter the forest to navigate his or her own path. Shadows are present, which create perilous fears from within. However, as with any emotion, these fears weave a complex web of information created to promote the life journey…
Siddhartha… Journeys Towards a Realized State of Being.
We all have an internal compass that drives our individuated development towards a Self-realized state of being. Follow along as we explore the archetypal themes that drive this process from the eyes of a young Brahmanic Prince, who, by happenstance, may just find the true nature of his optimal Self. In this segment, we will…
Narcissus: The Wildman and Divine Child Archetypes
Dr. Tom explores Narcissism, its development, and the Archetypes of the Wildman and the Divine Child.
Our Archetypal Beginnings: Siddhartha, The Importance of Fatherhood, and a Jungian Perspectives on Early Childhood Development
This article explores early archetypal development and the importance of fatherhood on early childhood development from a Jungian perspective.
Birth, the Miracle of Life & Archetypal Reveries from A Father’s Perspective
A Father’s Perspective of the Miracle of Life The intrauterine life of the fetus consists of 40 weeks of complete immersion in the womb. This environment exposes the child to the nurturing and devouring nature of the mother archetype. While the child has direct exposure to both the physical and symbolic mother during their gestational…
Siddhartha and Archetypal Themes of Early Childhood Development
The story Siddhartha written by the Nobel Laureate author Herman Hesse has differences from the true life of Siddhartha Gautama, the prince that would eventually become the Buddha. Hesse presents Siddhartha as born to the Brahman caste, and having grew up in an intact family who lived near a riverbank situated by a forest. In…