Becca Tarnas is a writer, artist, and practicing archetypal astrologer, as well as a doctoral student in the Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion program at the California Institute of Integral Studies. She is writing her Ph.D. dissertation on the synchronicity between the Red Books of C.G. Jung and J.R.R. Tolkien. Becca also received her M.A. from CIIS in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness program, and her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College in Environmental Studies and Theater Arts. She writes on archetypal astrology and is an editor of Archai: The Journal of Archetypal Cosmology. Her research interests include ecology, imagination, philosophy, and depth psychology. Becca posts regularly on her website BeccaTarnas.com, which houses her current writings, paintings, and lectures.
In this episode
↠ Pragmatic mysticism
↠ Eco-psychology and “The Great Turning”
↠ Examining our relationship to the astrological wild forces of the cosmos through the lens of myth and archetype
↠ The creative power of the imagination
↠ The importance of empty spaces
↠ The "being" aspect of human-being
↠ Pain as a compassionate call to action
“Spell of the Sensuous” by David Abram
“Making the Gods Work for You” by Caroline Casey
Joanna Macy and The Work That Reconnects
"Towards An Imaginal Ecology" by Becca Tarnas
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