Posted on June 4, 2010 at 3:37am
The Sun and the Sword, The Moon and the Mirror
article by Erel Shalit
Besides the more commonly accounted for masculine, solar aspect of the hero’s journey, we may refer to a feminine, lunar attribute as well. They represent different attitudes vis-à-vis the unconscious.
The sun-hero has a dual relationship to the Great Mother, as exemplified by Heracles; his name means Glory of Hera, yet the goddess drives him to madness. He sets out… Continue