Jung was a well known psychiatrist, who founded analytical psychology.
related a person's mental and emotional disturbances with his/her
was born in 1875 in Switzerland. His father was a clergyman. His
lonely and thus he developed a habit of dreaming and fantasizing. He
Germany with elite class of students, although he was poor. One day,
companions at school knocked him down in the street. His head hit a
he fainted. Whenever he attended school, he became prone of fainting.
continued until his father understood the seriousness of the problem
arranged for his medical aid.
Carl became a grown-up person,
he realized the inconvenience caused to everyone due to him. He
repented for it
and become inspired to know what neurosis is and how human behavior is
1902, he became graduate in
medicine and joined Psychiatric Hospital at Zurich. There he practiced
method of free association with his mental patients that lent him an
into the repressed complexes of the person. These studies brought him
there was no looking back at the troubled past. Jung wrote a book,
of the Unconscious' on the basis of his own observation.
on Jung started practicing at
his home village on the shore of the Lake of Zurich and received
all over the world. He wrote about thirty books on the unconscious
also analyzed dreams and interpreted the working of the unconscious
Dreams symbolized ignored or rejected aspects of our own personality,
as some hidden truth. He also observed that dreams tried to convey some
important messages to their people. So people must learn to interpret
dreams. When Jung was in his 86th year of his life, he dreamt of a
bathed in radiant light. Then he heard a voice telling him that it was
finished and the time had come for him to get ready.
the same time he saw a mother wolf teaching her pup to swim. Jung woke
interpreted that it was a clear message to prepare him for death. Carl
threw light on unconscious mind and meanings of dreams. He died in
leaving behind rich explorations of mind and books.