By Robert R. Leichtman, Carl Japikse
It is a transparent, functional description of all elements of meditation. The authors convey humans the right way to enhance relationships, be extra inventive, heal the sentiments, and so forth.
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At moments of profound loss we are entirely in the grip of Thanatos who temporarily banishes Eros. Herein lies the profound angst of getting older, that moment when it really becomes apparent that youth has passed and age is truly commencing, that the body no longer lies! At other stages in the life cycle, particularly adolescence and mid-life, the balance of the energies is more strongly in favour of the life force; Thanatos makes a brief appearance in consciousness at thirty-five or so, but often then recedes into the unconscious until the fifties.
He or she has a foot in both camps, so to speak, the mortal world and the divine, the known and the unknown, the material and the immaterial. Within the Greek mythological tradition, the story of Perseus” slaying of the Gorgon who is located at the edge of the world is but one example. Heracles slaying the Hydra and the Nemean lion is another. Within the Irish mythological tradition, the heroic figure is the warrior Cuchulainn; he leaves his home at five years of age to become a famous warrior, slays monsters, journeys to the other world, confronts the dark warrior goddess and returns to Ulster to marry his beloved Emer.
This feeling of invisibility as part of their ageing experience was something many women raised in discussions with me. Women who had measured their validity according to the amount of male attention they received found menopause most painful, catapulting them into invisibility. These women, who had throughout their lives relied on their sexual attractiveness and beauty to define who they were, experienced menopause not as a change, 43 Facing the Fifties or even “the change”, but as a death sentence.
Active Meditation: The Western Tradition by Robert R. Leichtman, Carl Japikse