Psychologische Abhandlungen, edited by C. G. Jung). ISBN Mysterium Coniunctionis, where Jung continues his work of interpretation by. Mysterium Coniunctionis. Since C. G. Jung had come into contact with alchemy in the course of the twenties, he had been like a wanderer in. Jung’s last major work, completed in his 81st year, on the synthesis of the opposites in alchemy and psychology.

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At times dizzying, other times overly meticulous especially on points Jung later dismissed as silly or inauthentic. Long after he had finished the work, to which as a third volume Marie Louise von Franz added an equally weighty volume of text and commentary on the medieval alchemical text Aurora Consurgens, he recalled the fate of some of the alchemists.

One was something they had learned from Freud – the power of libido. Jung, Volume 17 C. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. He is infected with the leprosy of collective thinking and has become an inmate of that insalubrious stud-farm called the totalitarian State.

Jung had come into contact with alchemy in the course of the twenties, he had been like a wanderer in the high mountains. Carl Jung is the greatest genius and champion of the mind in our century. Retrieved from ” https: In a letter of 15 October he wrote, at the age of eighty-two:. Only then is it possible to integrate the female anima into the masculine consciousness and the characteristics of the male animus into the consciousness that is coiunctionis in the purely feminine.

The Symbolic Life C. Jul 15, Warren Icke rated it it was amazing. On the contrary I am darkly aware of things lurking in the background of the problem-things too big for our horizons ….


An exceedingly difficult book, but if approached as coniujctionis meditation coming back to it many times, then this book will give to the reader what the reader gives to it, a larger awareness.

Mysterium Coniunctionis

The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious C. The outward process-be it a technical operation or a religious act-becomes the symbolic expression of an inward state, and even more: Thus coniunctiobis and over it was empirical indications which induced Jung to adopt the designation unus mundus, the original, one, unified world.

Aug 17, Richard rated it liked it Shelves: The masculine is represented by the bachelors, in uniform, brought back to life by the call of the feminine. Alchemy they regarded as a pseudo-rational system which could be used to show up the pretensions of modern scientific rationality. Jung, Volume 6 C. In an era which has concentrated exclusively upon extension of living space and increase of rational knowledge at all costs, it is a supreme challenge to ask man to become conscious of his uniqueness and his limitation.

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No need to hop-scotch around the world, just look into the pile of dead ants beneath your radiator and let your mind wander. For despite the daunting abundance of what the author had won in the way of knowledge and insight in connection with alchemy and psychology, he was fully aware of the fragmentary and incomplete character of his research results in this area.

The Dark Side of the King. Arranging these two or similar pairs of opposites-as has often happened in iconography-perpendicular to each other results in the quaternio, a four-sided figure representing totality: The Arcane Substance and the Point.

Mysterium Coniunctionis (Collected Works 14) by C.G. Jung

Carl Gustav Jung, the enthusiastic mountain climber, could no longer extricate himself from the world of alchemistic symbolism, to withdraw from mysterrium secret path of the soul which Heraclitus said cannot be measured by steps. Today, more than fifty years later, alchemy is once again a respected cojiunctionis of both academic and popular interest, and alchemical terminology is used with great frequency in textbooks of depth-psychology and other disciplines.


In our relationships to other men, too, the crucial question is whether an element of boundlessness is expressed in the relationship. While these statements ostensibly refer to the material universe ccarl to nature, Jung perceives in them a model or paradigm for the material and natural aspect of human nature as well. Bry Willis rated it liked it Mar 31, Jung interpreted the practice of alchemy as the symbolic projection of psychic processes.

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He empirically discovered that certain key problems of modern man were prefigured in what the mung called their “art” or “process”. Aug 22, Shannon Fletcher rated it it was amazing. Maria rated it it was amazing Feb 23, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Holy coniunctionis, Batman, this puppy is dense.

The view is further directed iung a hole in the midground brick wall. Jung was a total nutcase, and is one of my biggest inspirations.

The Coniunctionis refers to the Tao, or the unity of all things, it is at treatsie on practical mysticism, fitted into the language of modern day psychology. Jung, Volume 19 C. Jung suggests that mysteriuk least some alchemists were quite sincere about an agenda which went beyond mere chemistry.