Carl Jung on the Bhagavad Gita

The idea that man is like unto an inverted tree seems to have been current in by gone ages. The link with Vedic conceptions is provided by Plato in his Timaeus – “behold we are not an earthly but a heavenly plant." This correlation can be discerned by what Krishna expresses in chapter 15 of Bhagavad Gita.

Carl Gustav Jung - One of the founding fathers of modern depth psychology. Carl Jung's most famous concept, the collective unconscious, has had a deep influence on psychology and also on philosophy and the arts.