Romantic Love: Comparative Mythology Western and Eastern Paradigms:Tristan & Iseult; Radha & Krishna Rashna Imhasly

Myths are woven out of a history, religious ritual, psychology, and the social structure of a culture. They evolve as a symbolic record in the growing stages of a people's life. This presentation will explore how comparative paradigms focus on the archetype of illicit love, a powerful force of the collective unconscious showing how composite cultures seek to integrate this force as a tool for transformation.