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The Power of Myth: Masks of Eternity

Lunch Matters

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
1:00 PM–2:30 PM

All cultures create “masks,” or rather names and symbols for God, to serve as metaphors for inexpressible transcendence. In The Power of Myth: Masks of Eternity, Campbell and Moyers provide challenging insights into the concepts of God, religion, and eternity.

Post-screening discussion moderated by Maria Taveras.

“A myth is a mask of God, a metaphor for what lies behind the visible world”¦the realization of wonder and also the experience of tremendous power which people living in the world of nature are experiencing all the time. God is the manifestation of the energy, not the source.” ““ Joseph Campbell

About the Speaker

Maria Taveras is a Jungian analyst in New York City with 25 years of experience in private practice. She is a faculty member at the C.G. Jung Foundation and a board member at the C.G. Jung Institute. She is also an artist who paints and sculpts archetypal images from her own dreams. She is the recipient of two Gradiva Awards from the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis for her “Dream Art.” Her paintings and sculptures have been exhibited in New York, London, Cape Town, Montreal, San Francisco, and Berkeley. She has recently published two important articles ““ “Dream Art: Sculpting the Psyche” and “A Jungian Aesthetic: Art, Active Imagination, and the Creative Process.” Maria Taveras has just returned from Russia, where she was a keynote speaker at the 2015 conference of the Moscow Association for Analytical Psychology.

Tickets: $15.00

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