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C. G. Jung and Hermann Hesse: A Record of Two Friendships

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Miguel Serrano, a Chilean diplomat and writer who has traveled widely in India studying Yoga, had a close friendship with Jung and Hesse at the end of their lives. This book is the outcome of his meetings and correspondence with them. Many letters are reproduced including documents of great importance written to the author by Jung shortly before his death, explaining his ideas about the nature of the world and of his work.
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Overview

Miguel Serrano, a Chilean diplomat and writer who has traveled widely in India studying Yoga, had a close friendship with Jung and Hesse at the end of their lives. This book is the outcome of his meetings and correspondence with them. Many letters are reproduced including documents of great importance written to the author by Jung shortly before his death, explaining his ideas about the nature of the world and of his work.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783856305581
  • Publisher: Daimon Verlag
  • Publication date: 1/1/1997
  • Pages: 137
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.22 (h) x 0.42 (d)

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Miguel Serrano, a Chilean diplomat and writer who has traveled widely in India studying Yoga, had a close friendship with Jung and Hermann Hesse at the end of their lives. This book is the outcome of his meetings and correspondence with them. Many letters are reproduced, including a document of great importance written to the author by Jung shortly before his death, explaining his ideas about the nature of the world and of his work.
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Table of Contents

Foreword 7
Hermann Hesse
Demian 13
Abraxas 15
Narcissus, Goldmund and Siddhartha 17
Cities and Years 22
Piktor's Metamorphosis 26
Morning 33
Master Dju-dschi 34
A Letter 38
The Last Meeting 39
Sunday, May 7, 1961 43
Last Messages 45
My Departure from India 47
The Tree 50
Goldmund's Statue 51
The Dream 53
The Bremgarten Festival 54
Extracts from Two Letters 56
C. G. Jung
The Antarctic 59
My First Interview with Dr. Jung 61
May 5, 1959: Second Interview 71
Magic Weddings 76
With Dr. Jacobi 80
Dr. Jung Writes a Preface for My Book 82
With Arnold Toynbee 87
I Receive the Last Letter from Dr. Jung 91
The Texts of the Letters 95
A New Encounter 107
The Seven Sermons of the Dead 112
The Farewell 115
An Indian Morning 122
A Dream 125
Jung Returns to Receive Me in His House 126
A Myth for Our Time 128
Conclusion 134
Bibliography 136
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