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Final dissertation presentation 8 13-12

  1. 1. TOWARDSAN INTEGRAL PSYCHOLOGY OF ISLAM: FROM AL-FATIHA, THE OPENING, TO THE GARDENS OF PARADISE A DISSERTATION SUBMITTED BY JALALEDIN EBRAHIM
  2. 2. 9/11: THE SHADOW OF ISLAM
  3. 3. THE PROPHET’S ASCENSION
  4. 4. FOUR RIVERS IN THE GARDENS OF PARADISE
  5. 5. WILBER’S FOUR QUADRANT MODEL OF INTEGRAL PSYCHOLOGY
  6. 6. An eco-archetypal image of the Gardens of Paradise Transpersonal Self Psychology Psychology Salsabil Feminine Psychology Cultural Social & Political Psychology Psychology Towards an Integral Psychology of Islam
  7. 7. An eco-archetypal image of the Gardens of Paradise Transpersonal Self Psychology Psychology Imaginal Realms Salsabil Imaginal Self Feminine Imaginal Field Psychology Imaginal Umma Cultural Social & Political Psychology Psychology Towards an Integral Psychology of Islam
  8. 8. TEN KEY CONCEPTS OF SELF PSYCHOLOGY IN ISLAM1. Fitra (our essential self)2. Lower nafs (our instincts, drives, complexes and sub-personalities)3. Taqlid (emulation of the Prophets, Imams, saints and other role models)4. Khalifa (personal responsibility and social conscience)5. Niyya (intention)6. Iradah (personal will and the capacity to contemplate, if not make, choices)7. Khayal (the imagination of the mind)8. Himma (the imagination of the heart)9. ‘Aql (the intellect)10. Nur (light) The Imaginal Self
  9. 9. SOCIAL & POLITICAL PSYCHOLOGYTHE CALIPHATE/IMAMATETHE ULEMAUMMA & SHARI’AUMMA = GLOBAL INTENTONAL COMMUNITY OF ISLAMTHE JURISTS – LEGAL HERMENEUTICS OF THE QUR’AN& EXAMPLE OF THE PROPHETSHARI’A = FORM OF WORSHIP+ LAWS OF SOCIAL BEHAVIOR AND ORGANIZATIONTHE WORD FREEDOM DOES NOT EXIST IN SHARI’AINDIVIDUAL HUMAN & CIVIL RIGHTS ARE LIMITEDZULM = SIN: VIOLATION OF SHARI’AAPOSTASY LAW IS A KILLERKEY PRINCIPLE: DETERRENCE FOR MASLAHAMASLAHA = FOR PUBLIC INTERESTDEMOCRACY??? The Imaginal Umma
  10. 10. SPIRAL DYNAMICS Beige: archaic, automatic/instinctive thinking, clan organization, survivalist process. Purple: magical, animistic thinking, tribal organization and circular process. Red: mythic, egocentric thinking, feudal organization and exploitative, dominating process.Blue: conformist, legal, absolutistic thinking, pyramidal organization and authoritarian process.Orange: rational, scientific, multiplistic thinking, delegative organization and strategic process. Green: sensitive, empathic, relativistic thinking, egalitarian organization and consensual process. Yellow: interdependence, systemic thinking, interactive organization and integrative process.Turquoise: centauric, integral, holistic thinking, fluid organization, inclusive process which honors all the above levels of pre-modern, modern and post-modern consciousness. The Imaginal Field
  11. 11. AL-MI’RAJ: THE LADDER OF CONSCIOUSNESS TRANSPERSONAL PSYCHOLOGY• NAFS AL-KAMILA: PURE STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS• NAFS AL-MARDHIYYA: PLEASING, DEVOTED STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS• NAFS AR-RADHIYYA: PLEASED STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS• NAFS AL-MUTMA’INNAH: SERENE STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS• NAFS AL- AMINA: INSPIRED STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS - AWAKENING SELF PSYCHOLOGY• NAFS AL-LAWWAMA: REGRETFUL COMPLEXES – EMERGENCE OF CONSCIENCE• NAFS AL-AMMARA: TYRANNICAL DRIVES, INSTINCTS, COMPLEXES, SUB-PERSONALITIES, DEFENSE-MECHANISMS, NEUROSIS The Imaginal Realms
  12. 12. FEMININE PSYCHOLOGY SALSABIL: THE CENTRAL FOUNTAIN THE FEMININE IN CREATION THE SURA OF MARY THE MARY WITHIN US THE QUEEN OF SHEBA THE ARCHETYPAL FEMININE THE ETERNAL SOPHIA KUAN-YIN & WHITE TARAMOTHER ARCHETYPE & FEAR OF THE FEMININETHE BLACK MADONNA – THE DARK GODDESS MOTHER COMPLEX ANIMA MUNDI : THE SOUL OF THE WORLD RABI‘A THE HIJAB: THE VEIL THE IMAGINAL EVE The Imaginal Eve
  13. 13. An eco-archetypal image of the Gardens of Paradise Transpersonal Self Psychology Psychology Imaginal Realms Salsabil Imaginal Self Feminine Imaginal Field Psychology Imaginal Umma Cultural Social & Political Psychology Psychology Towards an Integral Psychology of Islam
  14. 14. ARCHETYPES & COMPLEXES IN AL-FATIHA• AL-FATIHA • THE WRATH OF GOD: SACRED• IMAGO DEI CHAOS• FITRA: ESSENTIAL SELF • INDIVIDUATION & FAMILY• ALHAMDULILLAH: • HONOR & SHAME PSYCHOLOGY OF GRATITUDE • THE UMMA: GLOBAL• ALHAMDULILLAH: SPIRITUAL COMMUNITY OF ISLAM BYPASS • ORPHAN• SUSTAINER OF ALL THE WORLDS • EXILE• SOVEREIGN OF THE DAY OF • FANTASY OF THE GOLDEN AGE RESURRECTION: • MOURNING THE LOSS• PSYCHOLOGY OF ULTIMATE • FATHER & MOTHER COMPLEX CONCERNS • PUER & PUELLA• THE STRAIGHT PATH OF SELF- • SUPERIORITY & INFERIORITY CULTIVATION COMPLEX• THE GARDENS OF PARADISE • CULTURAL COMPLEX• THE PATH OF BLESSINGS, • MARTYR COMPLEX FAVORS & GRACE

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