Nectar, like soma, is the drink of fertility and immortality. The soul is fructified by the intellect; as the “oversoul” it is called the heavenly Aphrodite, as the “under-soul” the earthly Aphrodite. It knows “the pangs of birth.” It is not without reason that the dove of Aphrodite is the symbol of the Holy Ghost ~Carl Jung, CW 5, Para 198

Certain early Christian sects gave a maternal significance to the Holy Ghost (world-soul or moon) ~Carl Jung, CW 5, Para 198

In alchemy, the world-soul is the anima catholica, an idea identical with the spirit of God ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 388

The soul has substance, is of a divine nature and therefore immortal ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 654

That there is a power inherent within it which builds up the body, sustains its life, heals its ills, and enables the soul to live independently of the body ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 654

According to a primitive view the soul is a fire or flame, because warmth is likewise a sign of life. ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 665

The ancient view held that the soul was essentially the life of the body, the life-breath, or a kind of life force which assumed spatial and corporeal form at the moment of conception, or during pregnancy, or at birth, and left the dying body again after the final breath ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 662

The soul in itself was a being without extension, and because it existed before taking corporeal form and afterwards as well, it was considered timeless and hence, immortal ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 662

The standpoint of past ages, which, knowing the untold treasures of experience lying hidden beneath the threshold of the ephemeral individual consciousness, always held the individual soul to be dependent on a spiritual world-system. Not only did they make this hypothesis, they assumed without question that this system was a being with a will and consciousness was even a person and they called this being God, the quintessence of reality ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 677

He [God] was for them the most real of beings, the first cause, through whom alone the soul could be explained ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 677

That beyond our empirical present there is a spiritual world from which the soul receives knowledge of spiritual things whose origins cannot be discovered in this visible world ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 654

It is hygienic to discover in death a goal towards which one can strive, and that shrinking away from it is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 792

From the standpoint of psychotherapy it would therefore be desirable to think of death as only a transition, as part of a life process whose extent and duration are beyond our knowledge ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 792

The majority of religions are complicated systems of preparation for death, so much so that life actually has no significance except as a preparation for the ultimate goal of death. In both the greatest living religions, Christianity and Buddhism, the meaning of existence is consummated in its end ~Carl Jung, CW 8. Para 804

It would seem to be more in accord with the collective psyche of humanity to regard death as the fulfillment of life’s meaning and as its goal in the truest sense, instead of a mere meaningless cessation ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 807

Thoughts of death pile up to an astonishing degree as the years increase willynilly, the ageing person prepares himself for death ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 808

As a rule the approaching end is indicated by those symbols which, in normal life also, proclaim changes of psychological condition rebirth symbols such as changes of locality, journeys, and the like ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 809

I have frequently been able to trace back for over a year, in a dream-series, the indications of approaching death, Moreover, this often shows itself in peculiar changes of personality which may precede death by quite a long time ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 809

On the whole, I was astonished to see how little ado the unconscious psyche makes of death. It would seem as though death were something relatively unimportant, or perhaps our psyche does not bother about what happens to the individual ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 809

But it seems that the unconscious is all the more interested in how one dies; that is, whether the attitude of consciousness is adjusted to dying or not ~Carl Jung, CW 8, Para 809

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