Evolving the Masculine

Dear Sunyata, What is an evolved masculine, and how can a man become one? The Masculine is one of two principle elements seen as the archetypes Divine Masculine and Divine Feminine. An evolved masculine is generally applied to men, and implies a spiritual, mature, awakened man…

Presence: Hallmark of the Sacred Masculine

Sacred Masculine Presence As the Divine Feminine is seeking representation and reflection in the world—so is the Sacred Masculine. Whereas the Divine Feminine’s essence is “Beingness” or Feeling, the Sacred Masculine’s essence is “Presence” or Constancy, expressed as “Consciousness.” Physical presence is being “in place” —physically present and occupying space Read more…

The Dionysian Male

Two gods stand in contrast: Apollo and Dionysus. The Apollonian male is a “straight arrow,” circumspect and careful, hero of the patriarchy. Dionysus, to the patriarchal male viewpoint, is slightly mad, impulsive, off-balance, strange and associated with archaic sensibilities…

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Understanding Archetypes: A Path to Personal Growth and Self-Discovery

Unlocking the mysteries of the human psyche is an age-old pursuit, and within this quest lies the exploration of archetypes. These enigmatic figures, deeply rooted in the collective unconscious, wield immense influence over our thoughts, motivations, and beliefs. But what are archetypes, and how can we work with them to enrich our lives?

Archetypes are personifications of collective humanity’s unconscious with identifiable characteristics which influence personal thinking, motives, and beliefs. They operate through the personal unconscious of an individual. You can work with archetypes by learning about them and discovering their influence in your life by becoming more familiar with when one is active in your subconscious.