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There is also a concordance at the back alphabetically organised by these same bold red core-words. But have you looked at Total I Ching at all? A few conjunctions and prepositions have been added, in lightface, to make the text read a little more smoothly.
May 15, Pages. Jung was mentioned in exactly one sentence in densely-packed pages, as an early contributor to personality typology. Please try again later.
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The original Eranos Yijing, compiled under the auspices of the Jungian Eranos Foundation, an East-West research centre in Ascona, Switzerland, was substantially Mr Ritsema’s work; Mr Karcher assisted him in preparing it for publication. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. English is a rather specific system for conveying precise packets of meaning. The Wisdom of Yoga. As a bridge to the Chinese the book has some value, but it has to be said that those who have gone far enough in their studies to be looking for ritsrma will soon buy a Chinese dictionary or two, start to learn Chinese, and look up characters directly.
How to cast an I Ching reading. It presents the oracular core of the I Ching as a psychological tool: There are 64 hexagrams, created from a collection of six lines, either broken or solid. But taking the book as if it is meant to be a raw-ingredient ‘translation’ with polishing to come via the insight of those who apply their crystal-ball gaze to it, then just this example represents a serious flaw in the approach straight away with the simplest of Chinese.
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The Eranos does not offer us a translation; it hands us a thesaurus. Thanks for the meta-review. Sign up here to be notified when this is next available! Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Since the edition many have at first been excited by the prospect of seeming to translate the Yi for themselves, but the excitement soon runs out of steam, since the chances of producing an accurate translation of the Chinese by this method is akin to giving someone a pile of bricks in the expectation they will be able to build a house.
In Ritsema began to collaborate with Froebe and the Swiss zoologist and natural philosopher Adolf Portmann — in the planning of the Eranos Conferences.
This article needs additional citations for verification. Looking for More Great Reads? The lack of commentary and chinoiserie is, I suppose, part of the original plan for the Eranos project to produce an I Ching modeled on Jungian principles. Ritsema refined and tested his initial translation of the text through the Eranos Round Table sessions.
Now you go away and do the same with the other moving lines. Translations — Reviews of a great many authentic I Ching translations.
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