Correspondence 1927-1987, Joseph CampbellEdited by E. LANSING SMITH, PhD & D. PATRICK SLATTERY, PhD.New World Library Novato, California$17.67 for a hardcover Careful Cradling Campbell I received Correspondence 1927 – 1987 and after reading it I felt compelled by the information. Campbell has had a profound influence on me. How to honour him in the best […]
Imbolc is the old Celtic celebration of the return of the light. On February 1, the old ancient Goddess Brigid* returns after being held in captivity by the old Hag of winter. It’s on the horse of Angus Og, she rides while the cold winds are blowing. Imbolc and Earth’s Fertility It’s a celebration of […]
Celtic Mythology is rich in symbolism of life death and transition. No wonder that Halloween or Samhain is a remainder of Celtic Mythology. This blog explores it’s origin, and how it still influences our lives.
This Mindfunda Book review is written by Misa Tsuruta, Ph.D. I have asked Misa, a Japanese psychologist,to write this review as she is very familiar with Western ways of thinking.Joseph Campbell, a Western man, was very familiar with the Eastern way of thinking. Usually we associate Campbell with the hero myth, but he was very aware […]
What are the best books on dreams in 2017? And my question to you: what are the most inspiring books about dreams you have never read? Let me know in the comments because I love to get inspired by new books. DO YOU LIKE THIS POST? SUBSCRIBE TO MY BLOG USING THE SIGN UP FORM […]
This is a Mindfunda blog about the book The Agony of Eros, written by Byung Chul Han.
Each year on March 8, it’s International Woman’s Day. The theme of 2017 is: Be BOLD for change. And unfortunately, even after so many decades of action, the female principle is still underestimated… International Woman’s Day: Be Bold for Change It is not easy to be bold, whether you are born into the male […]
A Mindfunda Book Review: Joseph Campbell The Mythic Dimension, a compilation of essays. This book will help you undertand groundwork of mythology according to Campbell
Spirituality Quotes can really inspire you to face problems. Just a simple sentence can give you goosebumps because it reaches a core of authentic knowledge in your heart. This is the first time that someone finds the right words to capture that wisdom. Why do these quotes give you goosebumps? Because they give an intuitively correct answer to a question.
Welcome to this years’ list of book review’s that I put on Mindfunda. At its core, Mindfunda is here to distribute useful information to you. Information that will make your life more fun. In three ways: we offer online courses, we offer book reviews and we offer blogs with information about dreaming, spirituality and mythology. […]
The Power of Ritual by Robbie Davis Floyd and Charles Laughlin Daily Grail Publishing, 2016, $26.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-9874224-9-1 Reviewed by Drs. Susanne van Doorn the power of ritual: introduction Do you remember the eighties when Joseph Campbell talked to us about “The Power of Myth”? It was magic on television. His engaging way […]
“Think you’re escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.” ― James Joyce, Ulysses James Joyce and mythology Mythic Worlds, Modern Words, On the Art of James Joyce, edited by Edmund Epstein for the Joseph Campbell foundation tells us how we can use James Joyce as a guide for interpreting mythological material. […]
Since February this year, Mindfunda has been talking about dreams, mythology, spirituality and dreams. Looking back at the past months, this is the list of the best books I have reviewed. The Top books 2015 about dreaming, mythology and spirituality. Top books 2015: Lucid dreaming, plain and simple Lucid dreaming is a technique that became popular […]
Do you consider yourself a Goddess? You should. The Goddess is the earth. We are all part of the earth. But the Goddess is more. She is also that spiritual vessel that brings love in new unexpected ways. She is connected with the moon. This week’s Mindfunda is about dreaming with the goddess, incubating dreams […]
“The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature”. Joseph Campbell Grail and synchronicity Several years ago I had a dream that ends with a voice-over telling me: “You belong to the court of Arthur“. I respond that Arthur is just a story. I was […]
Remember when you were young? How your history teacher would tell you with radiant eyes- about the Greek mythology? Mythology seems far away. How are mythological stories relevant in your life today? Mindfunda explores mythological themes in 2 blogs : Your mythic life Myth Stories Mythological themes in your mythic life “Personal myths structure our awareness and point us […]
In his search for the supreme meaning evoked by his personal crises in 1913 Jung discovered his anima, the soul. I have dreamed with a group of people, reading the Red Book and using the texts to incubate our own dreams