While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Jung books.
- 1. The Archetypes and The Collective Unconscious (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol.9 Part 1) (1981)
- 2. The Undiscovered Self: The Dilemma of the Individual in Modern Society (2006)
- 3. Modern Man In Search of a Soul (1955)
- 4. Man and His Symbols (1968)
- 5. Jung’s Map of the Soul: An Introduction (1998)
- 6. Psychology and Alchemy (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol.12) (1980)
- 7. Aion: Researches into the Phenomenology of the Self (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol.9 Part 2) (1979)
- 8. Memories, Dreams, Reflections (1971)
- 9. The Portable Jung (Portable Library) (1976)
- 10. Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle. (From Vol. 8. of the Collected Works of C. G. Jung) (Jung Extracts) (2010)
- 11. Jung: A Very Short Introduction (2001)
- 12. Jung on Yoga: Insights and Activities to Awaken with the Chakras (2017)
- 13. The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga (1999)
- 14. Psychology of the Unconscious (2003)
- 15. The Earth Has a Soul: C.G. Jung on Nature, Technology & Modern Life (2002)
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Essays which state the fundamentals of Jung’s psychological system: “On the Psychology of the Unconscious” and “The Relations Between the Ego and the Unconscious,” with their original versions in an appendix….
In this challenging and provocative work, Dr. Carl Jung—one of history’s greatest minds—argues that civilization’s future depends on our ability as individuals to resist the collective forces of society. Only by gaining an awareness and understanding of one’s unconscious mind and true, inner nature—“the undiscovered self”—can we as individuals acquire the self-knowledge that is antithetical to ideological fanaticism. But this requires that we face our fear of the duality of the human…
3. Modern Man In Search of a Soul (1955)
Considered by many to be one of the most important books in the field of psychology, Modern Man in Search of a Soul is a comprehensive introduction to the thought of Carl Gustav Jung. In this book, Jung examines some of the most contested and crucial areas in the field of analytical psychology, including dream analysis, the primitive unconscious, and the relationship between psychology and religion. Additionally, Jung looks at the differences between his theories and those of Sigmund Freud, providing a valuable basis for anyone interested in the…
4. Man and His Symbols (1968)
Man and His Symbols owes its existence to one of Jung’s own dreams. The great psychologist dreamed that his work was understood by a wide public, rather than just by psychiatrists, and therefore he agreed to write and edit this fascinating book. Here, Jung examines the full world of the unconscious, whose language he believed to be the symbols constantly revealed in dreams. Convinced that dreams offer practical advice, sent from the unconscious to the conscious self, Jung felt that self-understanding would lead to a full and productive life. Thus, the reader will gain new…
5. Jung’s Map of the Soul: An Introduction (1998)
More than a mere overview, the book offers readers a strong grounding in the basic principles of Jung’s analytical psychology in addition to illuminating insights….
A study of the analogies between alchemy, Christian dogma, and psychological symbolism. Revised translation, with new bibliography and index….
7. Aion: Researches into the Phenomenology of the Self (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol.9 Part 2) (1979)
Aion, originally published in German in 1951, is one of the major works of Jung’s later years. The central theme of the volume is the symbolic representation of the psychic totality through the concept of the Self, whose traditional historical equivalent is the figure of Christ. Jung demonstrates his thesis by an investigation of the Allegoria Christi, especially the fish symbol, but also of Gnostic and alchemical symbolism, which he treats as phenomena of cultural assimilation. The first four chapters, on the ego, the shadow, and the anima and animus, provide a valuable summation of these key concepts in Jung’s system of…
8. Memories, Dreams, Reflections (1971)
Memories, Dreams, Reflections [Paperback] [Jan 01, 1971] Jung, C G…
9. The Portable Jung (Portable Library) (1976)
This comprehensive collection of writings by the epoch-shaping Swiss psychoanalyst was edited by Joseph Campbell, himself the most famous of Jung’s American followers. It comprises Jung’s pioneering studies of the structure of the psyche—including the works that introduced such notions as the collective unconscious, the Shadow, Anima and Animus—as well as inquries into the psychology of spirituality and creativity, and Jung’s influential ” ,” a paper whose implications extend from the I Ching to quantum physics. Campbell’s introduction…
10. Synchronicity: An Acausal Connecting Principle. (From Vol. 8. of the Collected Works of C. G. Jung) (Jung Extracts) (2010)
Jung was intrigued from early in his career with coincidences, especially those surprising juxtapositions that scientific rationality could not adequately explain. He discussed these ideas with Albert Einstein before World War I, but first used the term “synchronicity” in a 1930 lecture, in reference to the unusual psychological insights generated from consulting the I Ching. A long correspondence and friendship with the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Wolfgang Pauli stimulated a final, mature statement of Jung’s thinking on synchronicity, originally published in 1952 and reproduced here. Together…
11. Jung: A Very Short Introduction (2001)
This is the most lucid and timely introduction to the thought of Carl Gustav Jung available to date. Though he was a prolific writer and an original thinker of vast erudition, Jung lacked a gift for clear exposition, and his ideas are less widely appreciated than they deserve to be. Now, in this extremely accessible introduction, Anthony Stevens one of Britain’s foremost Jungian analysts clearly explains the basic concepts of Jungian psychology: the collective unconscious, complex, archetype, shadow, persona, anima, animus, and the individualization of the Self. A small masterpiece of insight…
Inside, you will find a powerful compass, along with daily body-mind practices, to part the curtains around the theater of the world. Come unfold your potential!In 1932, renowned analyst Dr. Carl G. Jung gave four talks on the psychology of kundalini yoga. You may know Dr. Jung for his work with archetypes, ego, functions of personality, the shadow self, and other aspects of psyche. This book adds to those. It is a tour of his words and wisdom on the chakras, reorganized and couched in more everyday language and plentiful graphics for the benefit of all. • Dr. Jung s insights on the ego, consciousness, and the unconscious• An…
13. The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga (1999)
“Kundalini yoga presented Jung with a model of something that was almost completely lacking in Western psychology–an account of the development phases of higher consciousness…. Jung’s insistence on the psychogenic and symbolic significance of such states is even more timely now than then. As R. D. Laing stated… ‘It was Jung who broke the ground here, but few followed him.'”–From the introduction by Sonu Shamdasani Jung’s seminar on Kundalini yoga, presented to the Psychological Club in Zurich in 1932, has been widely regarded as a milestone in the psychological understanding of Eastern thought…
14. Psychology of the Unconscious (2003)
In this, his most famous and influential work, Carl Jung made a dramatic break from the psychoanalytic tradition established by his mentor, Sigmund Freud. Rather than focusing on psychopathology and its symptoms, the Swiss psychiatrist studied dreams, mythology, and literature to define the universal patterns of the psyche.In Psychology of the Unconscious, Jung seeks a symbolic meaning and purpose behind a given set of symptoms, placing them within the larger context of the psyche. The 1912 text examines the fantasies of a patient whose poetic and vivid mental images helped…
While never losing sight of the rational, cultured mind, Jung speaks for the natural mind, source of the evolutionary experience and accumulated wisdom of our species. Through his own example, Jung shows how healing our own living connection with Nature contributes to the whole….
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The Amazon Jungle
Author(s): Jason R. Boyce
ID: 2833358, Publisher: Morgan James Publishing, Year: 2021, Size: 10 Mb, Format: epub
Strategies of Financial Regulation: Divergent Approaches in Conduct of Business Regulation of Mis-Selling in the UK and South Korea
Author(s): Junghoon Kim
ID: 2834675, Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2021, Size: 4 Mb, Format: pdf
Development of Implantable Electronics as Novel Approaches to Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Author(s): Jungmin Seo
ID: 2883397, Publisher: Springer Singapore;Springer, Year: 2021, Size: 4 Mb, Format: pdf
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