” Man is in need of a symbolic life…But we have no symbolic life……Have you got a corner somewhere in your houses where you perform the rites as you can see in India ? Even the very simple houses there have at least a curtained corner where the members of the household can lead the symbolic life, where they can make their new vows or meditation. We don`t have it…….We have no time, no place………Only the symbolic life can express the need of the soul-the daily need of the soul, mind you ! And because people have no such thing, they can never step out of this mill-this awful, grinding, banal life in which they are ‘nothing but.’ ”
Jung, C. G. “The Symbolic Life” Transcript of a lecture given in 1939.
” To ‘see’ the presence of the ‘essence’ in all that moves in this moving and evolving world is to render the otherwise illusoriness of the world illusory ”
N. A. Nikan ” Ten Principal Upanishads”
Some times I feel an irresistible urge to break all boundaries, to lose all objectivity and plunge into the unknown, to let meaningless marks appear on the surface of the paper out of an infinity of possibilities, like an alchemist looking for the transformation of a single moment into eternity….