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Annual Jungian Encounters With India

Guest Faculty: Ashok Bedi M.D., Jungian Psychoanalyst

Jungian Encounter With the Erotic Soul of India From Sexuality to Spirituality

February 15-26, 2020
We invite you to explore the mysteries of the erotic soul of India embodied in Taj Mahal, Khajuraho and Varanasi. We will delve into the mystery of Kamasutra and its Tantric prescription from sexuality to spirituality incarnate in stone in Taj Mahal and Khajuraho and in the Tantric tradition of Shiva and Shakti at Varanasi. The Tantric and Erotic traditions of India consider the human and sexual relationship as a prototype for the Mystical union with the Divine– the Unio Mystica. These issues will be explored on the sacred ground of the birth of these ideas from an Eastern and Jungian perspectives. Participants may find correlation between these concepts and their own life an interesting illumination. It may be fascinating to explore your reflections with your peers and participants from different countries during our tour with the backdrop of the dreamlike world of India.

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Jungian Encounter with Goddess India

January 26 – February 1, 2019
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.
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A Jungian Encounter with the Mystic Soul of India

February 11 – 24, 2018

Join us for a triple encounter with the Soul of India pre-study tour to the ancient Buddhist rock caves of Ajanta and Ellora, dating back to 200BC.  Visit the vibrant, cultural hub Mumbai, the home of Bollywood, on to encounter exotic desert kingdoms of Rajasthan, the home of the Rajput warriors and Sufi poets that define the Mythos of India. The post trip will explore Eros in a trip to the Taj Mahal.
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Jungian Encounter with the Soul of Sri Lanka

January 8-20, 2017

Dangling like a pendant from the southern tip of India, Sri Lanka has been known as the Pearl of the Orient. This tropical island is a place where the original soul of Buddhism still flourishes and where nature’s beauty remains abundant and unspoiled. Few places in the world can offer a remarkable combination of stunning landscapes, pristine beaches, abundance of wildlife and captivating cultural heritage within such a compact location
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A Jungian Encounter with the Soul of India’s Heartland

January 31 – February 11, 2016

Join us in this extraordinary journey through Central India beginning in Delhi, a visit to the breathtaking Taj Mahal that so fascinated Jung as the Secret Eros of Islam. We continue to Gwalior with the eleven temples to Guatama Buddha and the Tirthankaras of Jainism. We visit the Great Stupa at Sanchi which holds the relics of Buddha. Our stay at Satpura Wildlife Park allows for reflection of our experiences in India.
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Journey to the Land of Ghandi through the Jungian Lens

February 7-18, 2014

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 influence culture and civilization.
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A Jungian Encounter with the Soul of Buddhist India

February 3-16, 2012

The C.G. Jung Foundation of New York is proud to sponsor the 7th educational tour of India in February 2012.  Carl G. Jung and Fowler McCormick set sail for India on December 4th, 1937 through February 1938 upon the invitation of the British Government. The occasion was the 25th anniversary of Calcutta University. In India, Jung would encounter the three great religions in India: Hinduism, Islam, and Buddhism.
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Custom Journeys

MINDFUL JOURNEYS OFFERS PERSONALIZED ITINERARIES TO UNIQUE PLACES IN INDIA, SIKKIM, LADAKH, SRI LANKA, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN. WE ARRANGE JOURNEYS FOR INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, GROUPS OF FRIENDS AND OTHER SMALL GROUPS. WE CAN CUSTOMIZE JOURNEYS FOR ANY BUDGET.

Rajasthan & Beyond 2018

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South India Shreyas Yoga Retreat & Beyond 2016

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South India Journey 2016

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