The Dreaming .
Available now as an ebook on JCF.org!
Asian Journals follows Joseph Campbell through a tumultuous, watershed year, as he comes face to face with the wellsprings of the mythic traditions he had been studying for decades, with the very non-mythic challenges of life in Asia in 1954-1955, and with his own limitations and opportunities. An eye-opening view of a year that changed Campbell’s life — and the field of mythology.
HINDU – Raksha Bandhan (8/3)
Our Hindu community and greater Indian subcontinent celebrate Raksha Bandhan. From raksha (“protection”) and bandhan (“to tie”), Rakhi is the celebration of sibling adoration as a form of eternal love to protect and watch out for each other.
HELLENIC, faith – Eleusinia (15-18 Metageitnion)
CHRISTIAN, Orthodox – Transfiguration of the Lord (8/6)
For just as the figments of a dream derive from the life energy of one dreamer, representing only fluid splittings and complications of that single force, so do all the forms of all the worlds, whether terrestrial or divine, reflect the universal force of a single inscrutable mystery: the power that constructs the atom and controls the orbit of the stars.
That font of life is the core of the individual, and within himself he will find it—if he can tear the coverings away