Chapter 8Remedies for Specific Situations

When my pain became the cause of my cure, my contempt changed into reverence and my doubt into certainty. I see that I have been the veil on my path. Now my body has become my heart, my heart has become my soul and my spirit, the eternal Spirit.

—Rumi

Furthermore, we have not even to risk the adventure alone; for the heroes of all time have gone before us, the labyrinth is fully known; we have only to follow the thread of the hero-path. And where we had thought to find an abomination, we shall find a god; where we had thought to slay another, we shall slay ourselves; where we had thought to travel outward, we shall come to the center of our own existence; where we had thought to be alone, we shall be ...

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