Jung the Mystic: The Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung's Life and Teachings [E–pub New]


Ve by now This is ust an ordinary *biography of the Sage of Kusnacht written in the languare that even a primary school child could understand * of the Sage of Kusnacht written in the languare that even a primary school child could understand can be good or weird at times as the author seems to be addressing a readership of kids Apart from that the first chapter of the book is nothing but a summary of Memories Dreams Reflections again adapted to the level of a 5 year old which ironically contrasts with the redundant contrived communication style which characterizes old Carl s writings Then the author goes on to give all sorts of info about Jung s mistresses wife Emma His Children In A Mix children in a mix gossip and commentary on his work which is a bit puzzling but again easily enjoyable if that s what you were looking for It even dedicates a longish passage to Jung s alleged activities as an anti nazi spy during WWII clearly in an attempt to demonstrate that he was not an anti semite but again that British spy story is a bit irrelevant to the plot and Jung s part in it is not really demonstrable anyway The good thing about it is that the author does try to be objective striking a balance between admiring this great thinker while not genuflecting to him or trying to make him into a misunderstood saint there is room for criticism However if what you are looking for is an in depth study of Jung the Mystic and the Esoteric Jung you will be disappointed and even a bit bored and you had better look elsewhere Lachman the original keyboard player with Blondie has written an entertaining and rather comprehensive introduction to the fascinating world of Carl Jung Once again telling the story of his life from early childhoodEncompassing all the usual steps the childhood dreams and rituals student life early career as psychiatrist Sabine Spielrein Freud midlife crisis and psychic breakdown His perhaps ambivalent attitude towards nazism the alchemical studies And ofc focusing on the dichotomi of Jung he s rather severely guarded scientific image and the hidden interest in the occult Without it has to be said adding anything new or originalLachman seems to have a reserved but generally positive view of his subject Though his main criticism of Jung s book as rather unreadable seems somewhat misguided and lacking the historical dimension well educated readers at Jung s time DID have a comprehensive understanding of Greek and Latin lacking ofc for most readers todayAlthough the book title seems to hint at than ust another biography Lachman does not go into a very detailed analysis of the esoteric dimensions of Jung s work He does make some interesting if rather obvious connections to the work of Rudolf Steiner and Gurdieff While on the other hand his own knowledge of people like Schopenhauer and Goethe seems rather superficial And largely ignoring Jung s roots in the tradition of Freemasonry and Rosencreuzians as well as hi. Ow in paperback this bold new biography fills a gap in our understanding of the pioneering psychologist by focusing on the occult and mystical aspects of Jungs thought and careerOutstanding lifts the curtain on one of the most important aspects of his remarkable life fair and objective Alice O Howell uest magazineHow the Swiss psychologist lived a life rich in the paranormal Los Angeles TimesA serious but comprehensible new biography of Jung and his interest in the esoteric New Age RetailerFascinating Fully engaging from beginning to end Dell HoroscopeAlthough he is often called the founding father of the New Age Carl Jung the legendary Swiss psychiatrist best known for his groundbreaking concepts such as the collective unconscious archetype theory and synchronicity often took pains to avoid any explicit association with mysticism or the occult Yet Jung lived a life rich in paranormal experiencesarguing for the existence of poltergeists in a debate with Sigmund Freud participating in sances incorporating astrology into his therapeutic work reporting a near death experience and analyzing the work of pioneering ESP researcher J B Rhine It is these critical experiencesoften fleetingly touched on in other biographies or critical studies and freuently used to make a case against Jung and his philosophiesthat form the core of this significant new biography. ,

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Jung the Mystic: The Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung's Life and TeachingsJust starting have some of ung s own books but wanted a biographical overviewam enjoying Great book about ung More for someone looking for an overview vs the red book The type of BOOK YOU WOULD GIVE TO SOMEONE you would give to someone a ung We Sell Drugs journey This was a great biography examining Jung s mystical dimension as an avid amateur Jungian I very much enjoyed seeing this side of Jung s life This is a workmanlike biography of Jung but does not really add to our sum of knowledge about him and his body of work Jung s feet of clay are well documented but esoteric is rather misleading in the title as it leads us to the hope of new light on the subject of Jung s thought while that hope remains unsatisfied by the end of the bookA good and well written biography all the same Beyond wonderful Jung s inner circle is fascinating I read a lot of books this is by far one of the best reads ever If you are interested in Carl Jung s esoteric works as I am you will have had to dig around in his books A little mention of this here that there Jung himself was unsure he wanted this information disseminated much less compiled he lived in a much staid andudgmental time than we do partly thanks to him Many of the ideas we take for granted a collective unconscious eg originated with him and in his mystical or shamanic experiences Hypnagogia active imagination visionary experience The author has done a very good ob of bringing much of Jung s experience together for the reader who may also use this book as a guide to further reading Very nice to have I have already read a borrowed copy and am now buying one to keep It was a great practical book on the mindset of Dr Jung am was a great practical book on the mindset of Dr Jung am it Lachman breaks down a very complex man This is excellent Jung was an occultist Lachman is good at not being unrealisticyet he digs out fascinating fact and incites If you want to understand a complex topic fast Mr Lachman is good at that He was OTO If you have read his stuff you know this Also you will find Jung was one of the strangest coolest thinkers ever I prefer him much then SF indeed Wierd methods can cure Gary Lachsman is one of the most readable scholars I have come across His knowledge of Jung s world is deep see Lachman s other titl Gary Lachman S BIOGRAPHY OF CARL JUNG IS biography of Carl Jung is intelligent as its subject Anyone trying to wade through the writings of Jung himself will have a hard time understanding the man in any way that might be useful I ve learned of Jung through Joseph Campbell in his works on the power of mythology in our lives and now with Lachman s new biography I can finally understand the genius of Jung himselfLachman writes as someone who truly understands his subject in a deep and meaningful way Even though Lachman s writings read like a scholarly paper it was still an enjoyable and easily understood book Filled with uotations and rese. Now in paperback this bold new biography fills a gap in our understanding of the pioneering psychologist by focusing on the occult and mystical aspects of Jungs thought and careerOutstandinglifts the curtain on one of the most important aspects of his remarkable lifefair and objective Alice O Howell uest magazineHow the Swiss psychologist lived a life rich in the paranormal Los Angeles TimesA serious but comprehensible new biography of Jung and his interest in the esoteric New Age RetailerFascinatingFully engaging from beginning to end Dell HoroscopeAlthough he is often called the founding father of the New Age Carl Jung the legendary Swiss psychiatrist best known for his groundbreaking concepts such as the collective unconscious archetype theory and synchronicity often took pains to avoid any explicit association with mysticism or the occult Yet Jung lived a life rich in paranormal experiencesarguing for the existence of poltergeists in a debate with Sigmund Freud participating in sances incorporating astrology into his therapeutic work reporting a near death experience and analyzing the work of pioneering ESP researcher J B Rhine It is these critical experiencesoften fleetingly touched on in other biographies or critical studies and freuently used to make a case against Jung and his philosophiesthat form the core of this significant new biographyNo. Arched to within an inch of LIFE JUNG THE MYSTIC life Jung the Mystic is great introduction to the life of a man who opened so many doors into the unconscious of humankindWithout Jung we wouldn t have the common terms such as synchronicities and collective unconscious Joseph Campbell might not have been able to give us the hero s mythic ourney and maybe we wouldn t know that our mass despondencies come from living a modern life that lacks any real meaning something only the inner world of our subconscious can give usExerts from the bookPierre Janet s central concept was what he called the reality function Like Bleuler he believed that mental illness was a result of a loosening of consciousness a slackness in our grasp of reality as if the mind was a hand too feeble to hold anything properly We even tell someone who seems on the verge of hysteria to get a grip Mental health Janet believed was determined by our ability to focus to concentrate our attention as we often say pull yourself together to someone who is danger of losing it Janet called this act of concentration psychological tension and he believed it was something people could develop intentionally patients lost contact with reality because their consciousness had become dangerously slack and Blueler recognized this by giving them various tasks to performJanet had also developed the idea that when someone s psychological tension becomes extremely slack what he called the lowering of the mental level through either sleep hypnosis or illness the personality separates into autonomous fragments that seem to have a mind of their own which is very close to what Jung was discovering about complexes Page 62My take on what Jung is trying to sayTelevision causes us to separate from reality in two ways first it lowers our self esteem by showing us only the best and the beautiful while commercials reinforce our need for products because of our physical deficiencies Next television puts us into a trance state which weakens our psychological tension letting their consciousness go slack which can cause a break reality Just turning on the news now shows us how many people are suffering from complexes and breaks with reality This cause depression where the patient is then given anti psychotic medication furthering their break from realityI get the feeling that I m going to be a whole lot smarter with ever book I read by Gary LachmanMany of Jung s patients were uneducated peasants who knew little of history yet there dreams said otherwise The mind inherits from past generations The book is readable I admit though that I am biased as I would enjoy reading almost anything which added any insight into Jung s charachtermy main problem with this particular book is that it adds nothing mystic to the basic knowledge of Jung s interests in esoteric stuff that even the household pets ha. W in paperback this bold new biography fills a gap in our understanding of the pioneering psychologist by focusing on the occult and mystical aspects of Jungs thought and careerOutstanding lifts the curtain on one of the most important aspects of his remarkable life fair and objective Alice O Howell uest magazineHow the Swiss psychologist lived a life rich in the paranormal Los Angeles TimesA serious but comprehensible new biography of Jung and his life rich in the paranormal Los Angeles TimesA serious but comprehensible new biography of Jung and his in the esoteric New Age RetailerFascinating Fully engaging from beginning to end Dell HoroscopeAlthough he is often called the founding father of the New Age Carl Jung the legendary Swiss psychiatrist best known for his groundbreaking concepts such as the collective unconscious archetype theory and synchronicity often took pains to avoid any explicit association with mysticism or the occult Yet Jung lived a life rich in paranormal experiencesarguing for the existence of poltergeists in a debate with Sigmund Freud participating in sances incorporating astrology into his therapeutic work reporting a near death experience and analyzing the work of pioneering ESP researcher J B Rhine It is these critical experiencesoften fleetingly touched on in other biographies or critical studies and freuently used to make a case against Jung and his philosophiesthat form the core of this significant new biographyN. ,


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    characters ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Join or create book clubs Jung the Mystic: The Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung's Life and Teachings [E–pub New] Lachman breaks down a very complex man This is excellent Jung was an occultist Lachman is good at not being unrealisticyet he digs out fascinating fact and incites If you want to understand a complex topic fast Mr Lachman is good at that He was

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    characters ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs ↠ 6 characters summary Jung the Mystic: The Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung's Life and Teachings Beyond wonderful Jung's inner circle is fascinating I read a lot of books & this is by far one of the best reads ever

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    Jung the Mystic: The Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung's Life and Teachings [E–pub New] Gary Lachsman is one of the most readable scholars I have come across His knowledge of Jung's world is deep see Lachman's other titles His writing style is inviting If there is one book that covers Jung's mysticism and most touch it vaguely if at all this is the one It makes sense of Jung's background and thinking with a

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    Jung the Mystic: The Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung's Life and Teachings [E–pub New] If you are interested in Carl Jung's esoteric works as I am you will have had to dig around in his books A little mention of this here that there Jung himself was unsure he wanted this information disseminated much less compiled he lived in a much staid and judgmental time than we do partly thanks to him Many of the ideas we take for granted a collective unconscious eg originated with him and in his mystical or shamanic

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    Jung the Mystic: The Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung's Life and Teachings [E–pub New] Gary Lachman's biography of Carl Jung is as intelligent as its subject Anyone trying to wade through the writings of Jung himself will have a hard time understanding the man in any way that might be useful I've learned of Jung through Joseph Campbell in his works on the power of mythology in our lives and now with Lachman's new biography I c

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    Jung the Mystic: The Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung's Life and Teachings [E–pub New] This was a great biography examining Jung's mystical dimension as an avid amateur Jungian I very much enjoyed seeing this

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    Jung the Mystic: The Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung's Life and Teachings [E–pub New] The book is readable; I admit though that I am biased as I would enjoy reading almost anything which added any insight into Jung's charachtermy main problem with this particular book is that it adds nothing mystic to the ba

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    Join or create book clubs ↠ 6 characters characters ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Join or create book clubs summary Jung the Mystic: The Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung's Life and Teachings This is a workmanlike biography of Jung but does not really add to our sum of knowledge about him and his body of work Jung's feet of clay are well documented but esoteric is rather misleading in the title as it

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    Jung the Mystic: The Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung's Life and Teachings [E–pub New] Join or create book clubs ↠ 6 characters summary Jung the Mystic: The Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung's Life and Teachings Lachman the original keyboard player with Blondie has written an entertaining and rather comprehensive introduction to the fascinating world of Carl Jung Once again telling the story of his life from early childhoodEncompassing all the usual steps the childhood dreams and rituals student life early career as psychiatrist Sabine Spielrein Freud midlife crisis and psychic breakdown His perhaps ambivalent attitude towards

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