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But then I enjoyed the letters about psychomagic, even if they were a bit long. Good thing about Jodorowsky is that he is empirical, so he just tells it as he knows it, no theory, no mystery.


His unconventional and visionary way of being is in itself the truest recommendation of the path to freedom and creative evolution he foresees for us all. I’ve read other books about creativity and this is definitely the most, ahem, creative approach I’ve seen. Table of contents Prologue Part One Psychomagic: The role of tarot to explain the present and past, rather than future. I go in reverse. The texts brought together here psycbomagic that special ability to contemplate old problems from perspectives that were not thought to exist.

Very few people have achieved this.

A mixture of Mexican shamanism, zen budism, sufism and his own experience. This book, for me, tugs mischievously on two chords: This was a fascinating read. But I asked myself at that moment: From a certain point of view, illnesses are dreams, messages that reveal unresolved problems.


The symbolic significance of her vertigo was the fear of being swallowed by her mother, fear in relation to the maternal sex, and so forth. For a young man who complained that he lived only in his head and was unable to grab hold of reality and advance toward the financial autonomy he desired, Jodorowsky gave the prescription to paste two gold coins to the soles of his shoes so that all day he would be walking on gold.

At every moment the unconscious exceeds the limits of our reason, whether by way of dreams or by futile acts.

I’m willing to believe that there’s more to it. More books from this author: Another I will be re-reading in the not-far future. He realized that it is easier for the unconscious to understand the language of dreams than that of rationality. That is when true transformation can manifest.

They speak to the primitive and superstitious individual, whom we all carry inside. It is changing the inner by changing the external. Description While living in Mexico, Alejandro Jodorowsky became familiar with the colorful and effective cures provided by folk healers. Un libro excepcional, para entender a Jodorowski tienes que primero creer en la magia. He analysis family trees and the history of the consultee, and after coming up with an analysis, he recommends an act of psychmagic which can range from the simplest of forms to what many may consider outrages acts.

If one eliminates the sacred trap with this artistic therapy, could a person cure another without faith? Some of my favorite bits from the book: Feb 05, Oxiborick rated it really liked it.


Mi verrebbe da dire che chi necessita di una spinta per riprendere in mano la propria vita in queste pagine troverebbe la soluzione. In order for the client to adopt the advice, it is important to penetrate his stubborn ‘I’ and to touch the much more impersonal zone of the self.

We understand well that anyone who is prey to a vice continually maintains a position of defense. He is also a visionary writer and innovative psychotherapist living in Paris. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Many of his recommendations bring dreams into waking imagination – imagine you’re a great singer, sing silently while believing you’re successful at it, and your unconscious will believe you’re a great singer and allow you to be more creative.

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The Return of Quetzalcoatl. As a sometimes-depressive who has alternately been completely in love with Kafka and Proust, I laughed out loud psychomaic this. While the world is dying, I drink my coffee. Psychomagicpresents the shamanic and genealogical principles Jodorowsky discovered to create a healing therapy that could use the powers of dreams, art, and theater to empower individuals to heal wounds that in some cases had traveled through generations.