Jung, C G - Memories, Dreams and Reflections - Prophecy
Type of Spiritual Experience
Soon after this experience on 1st August 1914 war broke out.
A description of the experience
C G Jung- Memories, Dreams and Reflections
In October, while I was alone on a journey, I was suddenly seized by an overpowering vision. I saw a monstrous flood covering all the northern and low lying lands between the North sea and the Alps. When it came up to Switzerland, I saw that the mountains grew higher and higher to protect our country. I realised that a frightful catastrophe was in progress. I saw the mighty yellow waves, the floating rubble of civilisation and the drowned bodies of uncounted thousands. Then the whole sea turned to blood. An inner voice spoke ‘Look at it well, it is wholly real and it will be so. You cannot doubt it”. The vision lasted about one hour. I was perplexed and nauseated and ashamed of my weakness