In the Grip of the Daimon

From the Jungian Center for the Spiritual Sciences My definitions and usage of various terms in the following essay (e.g. “waking up,” “leap-frogging,” “The Force”) are found in the initial essays in this blog collection. See the entries posted as Front Matter and Introduction, Waking Up and Leap-Frogging. “In the Grip of the Daimon”             The… Continue reading In the Grip of the Daimon

The Rosarium Philosophorum

The Rosarium PhilosophorumThis month we venture into the obscure but fascinating world of alchemy, examining an 18th-century English manuscript copy of the Rosarium Philosophorum, or Rosary of the Philosophers, a key alchemical treatise. Our copy is from the library of John Ferguson (1838-1916), Regius Professor of Chemistry at the University of Glasgow, who amassed an unrivaled collection… Continue reading The Rosarium Philosophorum