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The Wolf Devours the dead king and the king is reborn

Identifier

022799

Type of spiritual experience

Background

This picture appears in the book Anatomy of the Psyche:  Alchemical Symbolism in Psychotherapy.

The King in this context means the Ego.  Thus the Ego has already been subdued - has died [Squash the big I am], but further cleaning up is needed

A description of the experience

The source of the experience

Alchemy

Concepts and Symbols used in the text or image

Ego