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Carl Jung on the “Mysterium” in Alchemy.

Lecture XV 28th February, 1941

We are dealing with the term “Mysterium” in alchemy.

The word, in its common use, usually refers to something like an organisation, a secret society, or cult, such as the Eleusinian Mysteries. 3,184 more words

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Carl Jung on “the treasure is personified as a woman.”

Lecture XIV 21st February, 1941

The last lecture came to an end before I had finished commenting on a quotation from Dorneus, where the treasure is personified as a woman. 3,691 more words

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Shaping My Life

“I must shape my life out of myself, out of what my own inner being tells me or what nature brings to me.”
– Carl Jung… 112 more words


Carl Jung & Psychological Types

Carl Jung & Psychological Types

The Core Idea

The essence of Jung’s theory of psychological types is simple; when our minds are active and we are awake, we are alternating between taking in information and making decisions in our internal and external worlds. 1,699 more words


a little Carl Jung and a cranberry, apple, and almond tart

Even though I’m skeptical, I begin each day by reading my horoscope. I’m partial to… 872 more words


The Two Red Books: A Talk at Esalen

This is a condensed version of my presentation on The Red Book and the Red Book: Jung, Tolkien, and the Convergence of Images given in the fall of 2014 at Esalen Institute. 26 more words


Carl Jung on Alchemical Books of the 17th Century.

Lecture XIII 14th February, 1941

We come now to some passages on the meaning of alchemy in two books which belong to the seventeenth century. … 4,056 more words

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