The word “archetype” originated from old Greek. Archean, which represents “initial or ancient,” and typos, which means “pattern, form, or style,” are the root words. All other related entities, objects, or ideas are borrowed, replicated, modelled, or embraced from the merged context.
A common example of an individual or object is called an archetype. When the expressions “mother figure,” “fighter,” “retaliate,” or “shaman” are used. You not only know what they’re saying, but you also get an understanding of the beliefs, concepts, and personality characteristics connected with every one of them.
You are aware that even the term “maternal figure” does not imply “mother,” but rather “nourishing,” “love and affection,” “compassionate,” and “conscience.” You understand that a “fighter” is more than just a warrior. It is a person who possesses unwavering bravery, resolve, integrity, and the desire to engage in warfare and triumph. All of these concepts become archetypal.
The origin of spiritual archetypes:
Plato, the ancient Greek philosopher, pioneered the concept of archetypes with his concept of shapes. Plato thought there was still a physical world and a semi realm with pre-existing perfect models or prototypes in which we existed. Roundness, thickness, and other concepts were among them. Carl Jung, the Swiss founder of analytic psychoanalytic theory, transformed this idea into archetypes.
Jung found that his psychotic clients’ visions and fantasies often shared similarities and icons. He also saw parallels in symbolism and context across cultures and periods. He questioned how it could be, and suggested that these related ideas emerged as our phenotype included archetypal concepts that existed before the person lives. Our psyche contained archetypal ideas familiar to all who existed before the birth of the person.
This knowledge was deemed latent and belonged to the collective subconscious, as he called it. According to Eric Neuman, the mind has organs that compose it, much like the body has organs that are created genetically prior to birth. We either acquired this knowledge or gathered it by some magical method, according to Jung, and the goal of life is to be awake.
Jung claimed that each of us has a set of dominant archetypes that are special to our personalities. For example, one person’s personality may be dominated by a strong mother, rescuer, and artist archetypal powers, while the other may also be dominated by promoting optimal, magician, and jester archetypes. People often notice that archetypes appear at various times of their lives.
We may first experience their “fighter” in their late 30s, for example, when confronted with such a threat. We might also be balancing several archetypal forces simultaneously. Realizing the dominant archetypes will help you to appreciate the archetypal journeys that are influencing your life and how much of their shadow side you are voicing.
Many other individuals have many archetypes at work in their persona, but one archetype continues to dominate the personal style as a whole. Knowing the archetypes are active in themselves will help one develop incredible insights through habits as well as motives.
Despite the fact that there are several archetypes, Jung identified 12 predominant types that reflect innate physiological motives. Each personality style has had its collection of beliefs, definitions, and characteristics. Ego, Soul, and Self are the three sets of four kinds that make up the twelve types. The categories of every class are influenced by a similar source of inspiration. For example, the types in the Ego category are motivated by narcissism goals.
The 12 spiritual archetypes:
Although we are always equivalent, we must let go along with the delusion of our meaninglessness and have the confidence to embark on our own warrior’s quest. We all have an insignificant relationship to share. We must ask the following questions as part of our journey: What am I hoping to accomplish? What is it that my subconscious wishes to discover? What is my body’s natural movement pattern? What does my soul yearn for? Following are the spiritual archetypes:
Aim: To be satisfied
Dread: Making a mistake.
Blessings: Cience, enthusiasm, optimism, confidence, and open-mindedness.
Darkness: Ignorance about what’s going on, overconfidence.
The Innocence aspires to be independent, content and cherished. This is the heyday, where people are content to trust others and the universe is a peaceful and pleasant place to live. The Innocent is unconcerned with the community to which they belong as long because they are loved.
Aim: To fit in. To reclaim their lives.
Dread: Being singled out, cut out, or manipulated.
Blessings: Objectivity, integrity, rationality, endurance, and the desire to work with everyone and rebuild.
Darkness: Skepticism, self-loathing, and portraying the villain.
The Orphan is a credible and practical rationalist. They prevent potentially harmful circumstances, and they must learn to recover by interacting with each other. They develop a clear sense of self in society as a result of this, and that this resilience inevitably leads to the Protagonist stereotype.
Aim: To improve.
Fear: Shortcoming and insecurity.
Blessings: Bravery, dedication, resolve, and ability.
Darkness: Achievement addiction, using warrior skills immorally to get their way.
The Warrior emerges until the Orphan has a less idealistic vision of the future and a secure sense of self within society. The Fighter has the strength and determination to set goals, accomplish them, and struggle for what they believe in. When an optimistic powerful emotion of Warrior emerges, the human develops self-worth that allows them to care for others, and they’ll be the Caregiver.
Aim: To assist others.
Gifts: Compassion, kindness, and nurturing.
Darkness: Acting as a hero, getting exploited, guilt-tripping, and rescuing compulsively.
If a person has developed the motivation and drive to advocate for themselves. They will learn to act with purpose, fight for others, and prioritise others and the common good.
Aim: To have the freedom to see and discover all that life has in store.
Fear: Conformity, emptiness, and being lost.
Gifts: Sovereignty, passion, growth, and reputation are all gifts.
Darkness: Unfocused roaming or obsessiveness.
The individual has a self-image, but is looking for further, and should brave isolation and dive into the unknown to follow new directions, frequently discovering oneself in the path. They may believe that maturity is about improving oneself, leading them to jump from one self-improvement course to the next without ever committing to it. The Rebel archetype is born as a result of this.
Aim: To undo what isn’t working.
Blessings: Humbleness, transmutation, and progress.
Darkness: Both types of self-destruction, including addiction issues, impulses, and self, and other abuse.
The rebellion is enraged by objects which no longer fulfil their purpose and wishes to demolish them to create time for something better. It could be excruciatingly frustrating and lead to self-destruction.
Aim: To be happy in their marriages, at work, and in the places they enjoy.
Fear: Feeling rejected and unloved.
Blessings: Passion, zeal, appreciation, and seductive enjoyment.
Darkness: Attachment to partnerships and intimacy, and the fear of being ruined if a lover abandons you.
If the Destroyer has changed, they will seek out their greatest love and desire and devote themselves to it. It may be a love for another human or some part of life.
Aim: To establish a sense of self, to realise a vision, and to produce something of lasting value.
Fear: Disingenuousness and inadequate performance.
Blessing: Creativity, innovation, intuition, uniqueness, elegance, talent, and professionalism.
Darkness: Aloofness and job stress.
The archetype of the Creator will emerge from the Lover’s passion to manifest real greatness and discover true identity is linked to the realistic world.
Goals: Sequence, a happy home, and a stable society.
Fear: Anarchy and rebellion.
Blessings: Responsibilities, authority, and leadership.
Darkness: Excessively actions, stiffness, conservatism, and superiority.
Now that the Creator has reunited us with their selves, we will proceed from a position of power and duty.
Aim: Transformation. To realise one’s wishes.
Fear: Evil magic and unforeseen harmful consequences.
Blessings: Unique and disruptive strength, as well as the ability to create victories conditions.
Darkness: Dark sorcery, deception, and deceit.
Our Magician is enabled by the leader’s influence, and we learn how and where to cure ourselves and others, as well as make wishes come true. Our planet will flourish here.
Aim: To find the truth.
Blessings: Wisdom, non-attachment, intelligence, and scepticism.
Darkness: Zealotry, the desire.
Before participation dreams, an individual still yearns for absolute truth and intensifies their quest. This archetype is capable of bringing tremendous knowledge and intellect to the table.
Goal: To have a good time.
Fear: Frustration and apathy.
Blessings: Independence, laughter, being alive, and pleasure.
Darkness: Overindulgence, sloth, whimsy, and waste money.
Now that the Sage has mastered quasi and experience, he or she is prepared to fully enjoy the material world. They can brighten others’ days, have pleasure, work, and rejoice life.