Depth psychology and Tibetan Buddhism are both practices dedicated to understanding the contents and inner workings of consciousness. Although the differences between them, as cultural forms of East and West, are significant, the common emphasis on imagination and image suggests provocative parallels of interest to people who appreciate both systems. These similarities also offer a fresh perspective on the ongoing debate between post Jungians (specifically James Hillman and Wolfgang Giegerich) about the relationship between psyche and ideas, thought and image, and the soulful transformation of ego consciousness.
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