Systemic Constellation as a Trans-Rational Image of the Unconscious

Non-Religious Spirituality, or Implicit Religion?

Authors

  • Ivo Jirasek Palacký University Olomouc
  • Miroslava Jiraskova Palacký University Olomouc

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/imre.v18i1.26879

Keywords:

System, Constellation, Trans-rationality, Spirituality, B. Hellinger

Abstract

“Systemic constellation” is a particular method for achieving a deeper understanding of our life at the level of our unconsciousness. It is based on C.G. Jung’s psychology and we can understand “constellation” in this context as some kind of “role play”. It becomes possible to visualize specific problems or topics, to depict abstract themes or things that oppress us, to identify what is more interesting to us and/or appeals to us more deeply. It is an experiential and existential modus; and it is not easy to put such phenomena into words. However, the substance of the principle of Systemic Constellations is still hidden, some kind of secret. Yet we can meet with something bigger than we are: a kind of wholeness, a system with its bonding and relationships. The article asks whether it is preferable to understand this approach in the framework of “implicit religion,” or of “non-religious spirituality.”

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Published

2015-03-25

How to Cite

Jirasek, I., & Jiraskova, M. (2015). Systemic Constellation as a Trans-Rational Image of the Unconscious: Non-Religious Spirituality, or Implicit Religion?. Implicit Religion, 18(1), 63–75. https://doi.org/10.1558/imre.v18i1.26879

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