There was nearly too much to do today, but I couldn’t give up the Greater Cincinnati Friends of Jung workshop on Individuation, Jung and Eastern Thought. Besides a great teacher, Jerry Ruhl of the Jung Center in Houston, the description promised that the Ramayana, the 3,000 year old epic from India, would be used as a guide.
I know bits and pieces of the main story, and have always wanted to know at least the summary of the story line. And that is exactly what Dr. Ruhl gave us, with humor and thoughtfulness. So now I know a lot more about Hanuman, the monkey god who forgets his divinity and needs reminding. And how Rama and Sita came to be separated. Boys, even when they’re heroes, haven’t changed much in 3 millenia – still trapped by their own beliefs. And to be fair, so was Sita, at another point in the story.
And I still managed to get the grant I was writing finished and mailed, and stopped by the Millcreek Restoration Project’s terrific sale. Now it’s off to dinner in Northside, and then a concert by SONiA & disappear fear.