The components, structures, or organs of the psyche that are located in the collective unconscious.
in Jung's theory, inherited images that are passed down from our prehistoric ancestors and that reveal themselves as universal symbols in art, dreams, and religion. 449
Fundamental elements of the Collective Unconscious which determine our patterns of thinking and behavior, but which can never be directly defined, only approximately, through symbols.
In Jungian psychology, an inherited and unconscious mode of thought that is derived from the prior experience of the human race, but found in the modern individual.
From Jungian psychology, symbols and themes of such universality that they seem to be part of human psychic inheritance. These include the Anima, Animus, the Mother, the Trickster, the Old Man and other characters common to fairy tales and myths, as well as such themes as Initiation and Rebirth.
In Jungian psychology, archetypes are symbols deeply embedded in the psyche that structure human experience and convey universal meanings.
1. an original model or prototype. 2. the quintessence or ideality of something. 3. in Jungian psychology (Carl Jung, 1875-1961), symbolic representations of established ways of responding to certain types of experience, contained in the collective unconscious.
( psych) - Jungian. Theoretical symbolic genetic markers which contain memories of past events in the history of a species.
Archetypes are seed ideas that are engrained within the “blueprint” of man. There are many types of archetypes: the Jungian types come from the “unconscious” and are biological; the Freudian archetypes are also unconscious but are personal and biographical. On this website, the term “archetype” represents spiritual and initiatory “mediums” (or vehicles) and “keys” into which a variety of divine impulses are poured so as to form a language of the soul. Archetypes are universal symbols ingrained in the psyche of human beings, and are interconnected to unfold a meaningful idea or a teaching. Archetypes are also linked to seed ideas and are part of a subtle and refined spiritual teaching method that unfolds the Intuition and Abstract Mind.
Universal symbols that speak in the language of the subconscious. They are the ideal images of deities and other powers.
Symbols that exist within the collective unconsciousness that are blueprints that represent different ways of being.
Irrepresentable in themselves, but their effects appear in consciousness as the archetypal images and ideas. These are universal patterns or motifs, which come from the collective unconscious and are the basic content of religions, mythologies, legends, and fairytales. They emerge in individuals through dreams and visions.
According to Carl Jung, the stories and images that constitute our collective unconscious.
A concept devised by twentieth-century psychiatrist Carl Jung. A model of images that portray a particular and comprehensive realm of experience, such as the lover or the the hero.
Structural elements or dominants in the psyche which are in themselves indescribable, but which express themselves as dream and fantasy images and as fantasy motifs in consciousness; primordial images.