Seeing in the Dark: Myths and Stories to Reclaim the Buried, Knowing Woman

Seeing in the Dark: Myths and Stories to Reclaim the Buried, Knowing Woman

by Clarissa Pinkola Estés Ph.D.

Audio CD(Unabridged)

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Buried within all of us is what Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés refers to as "the one who knows"-our instinctive, intuitive nature. This, she teaches, is the source of creativity and understanding that lies out of sight in darkness, often called the unconscious. On Seeing in the Dark, listeners join the esteemed Jungian psychoanalyst and bestselling author to learn how to perceive "through the eyes of soul as well as through the eyes of the ego." This dual way of seeing, being, and acting, Dr. Estes explains, is the most direct way to reclaim the gifts and the "healing apothecary" set into each soul at birth. Seeing in the Dark includes two CDs of empowering myths and stories-two told here for the first time-that introduce: "The Rebbe in Prison" • "The Man Who Sought Treasure Afar" • "The Buried Bride" • "The Owl and the Treasure" "We are weakly linked or severed from the wild and wise self," says Dr. Estés. "Yet, deep creative life is informed by the realm of mystery, dreams, sudden knowings: the shadow." Seeing in the Dark is an inspiring call to "mine the raw gems of spirit, soul, and creative life-again, or for the very first time."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591799696
Publisher: Sounds True, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Edition description: Unabridged
Sales rank: 808,157
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Clarissa Pinkola Estés
Clarissa Pinkola Estés, PhD, is an internationally recognized scholar, award-winning poet, diplomate senior Jungian psychoanalyst, and cantadora (keeper of the old stories in the Latina tradition). In addition to her international bestseller Women Who Run With the Wolves, Dr. Estés is a managing editor and columnist writing on politics, spirituality, and culture at the newsblog, and she is a columnist at The National Catholic Reporter online.

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St.CroixSue on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Dr. Clarissa is an exceptional storyteller who weaves power and magic into her tales with fascinating historical, archetypal and psychological analysis. Intuition and creativity, particularly for women, is the focus of these two discs.