Gradually, we begin to see the world as a fabrication of subtle -patterns, full of
metaphors, analogies and story. And we begin to experience the role of the Observer in the recognition
of the subtle and transcendental patterns that underlie the Cosmos, -- right down to our cellular
structure. 'Pythagorean eyes' become sensitive to extraordinary moments of transformation -
such as the sudden crystallization from the 'mother matrix' of a dense solution, or the astonishing
change in form of flowering or fruiting in a plant.
Such analogous moments of transformation in many religious traditions have been
called "enlightenment", or the sudden and life changing recognition of extraordinary beauty.
Developing such a capacity for subtle receptivity, surrendering some of our misguided initiative,
can move us towards what Socrates called the " form of the good", what Christ would call the
Holy Spirit, and Buddhists refer to the activity of Sunyata.
Carl Gustav Jung made repeated mention of numerical and geometric "relations"
between psyche and nature, a recognition of which is essential for our individuation process -
that recognition and acceptance of our primordial nature. For instance, he wrote frequently
about the importance of 'squaring the circle', the significance of 'the Trinity', the maxim of
Maria Prophetissa on the significant relationship between 3, 4 and 1, the emergence of polarity
from oneness, and the worldwide and personal significance of the mandala. A short time before
his death Jung was quite clear that there was much work to be done in these overlapping fields,
and he urged younger people to pick up this task.
Certainly Jung's great collaborator, Dr. Marie Louise Von Franz, has suggested
how important it is for some of us to explore the 'further' nature of the psyche through relating
to the parallel Wisdom mysteries of number and the emerging visions of the post - quantum world.
She did this herself. The physicist Wolfgang Pauli, having worked with both Jung and Von Franz
suggested that "primary mathematical intuition" such as natural qualitative numbers, or a
continuum in Geometry, appear to be a tangible connection between the spheres of matter and
psyche, a possible psycho-physical mystery suggesting the oneness of all Life phenomena.
About Dr. Rand
Responding to the merest hints of dreams through her severe illness almost
five years ago Dr. Rand has had the privilege of becoming a student of Professor Emeritus
Keith Critchlow, the Director of Research and Director of Visual Islamic and Traditional
Arts at the Prince of Wales Institute of Architecture, London, England. Dr. Critchlow
encourages his students to learn and teach, learn and teach.
In her workshops, Dr. Rand shows examples from her own travels in Egypt, Turkey, India and
Europe, as well as films on cymatics and fractal geometry.
She also mentions associated
alchemical literature and diagrams, as well as reference to those artists of the early twentieth
century whose work shows the influence of these traditions. Connections
with Gnostic traditions (particularly some interesting hints in the Gospel of Mary), the Seven
Female Liberal Arts of the Middle Ages, the ancient geometrical connections to Hygea, the divine
feminine energy associated with healing, and contemporary healing work of Biogeometry.
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