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Robert Bosnak

Robert Bosnak

Robert Bosnak

Robert Bosnak, PsyA, is a Jungian psychoanalyst who graduated from the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich in 1977. He pioneered the Embodied Imagination method, and his current interest is focused on exploring Embodied Intelligence (MQ). Robert Bosnak is a Core Faculty Member at Jung Platform.

Robert has written several books translated into a wide variety of languages, amongst which the worldwide bestseller A Little Course In Dreams and Embodiment: Creative Imagination in Medicine, Art and Travel. He’s a Past President of the International Association for the Study of Dreams and founder of the Santa Barbara Healing Sanctuary. He divides his life between Santa Barbara, California and Sydney, Australia. He trains the Embodied Imagination method worldwide.

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Articlesby Robert Bosnak

Red Sulphur

Red Sulphur – The Greatest Mystery in Alchemy

There is a pandemic. People are scared to be in each other’s presence. Death tolls are rising everywhere. A search for the medicine is taking on ever greater importance. Rage and upheaval abound. War and displacement are deforming the world.

Why Alchemy

Why Alchemy

Many people have asked me over the years why I always keep returning to alchemy. What is it about alchemy that fascinates me so much that I have been studying it for 50 years now? Whenever I am faced with life’s unsolvable problems I go to alchemy, in the way Freud said somewhere that he would always return to dreams when in a conundrum.

Spooky Dream Cafe - India

Spooky Dreams Café – A Special India Edition

Why bother with the dreams of the night when our day is a nightmare? Stricken with grief we feel not only loss and sadness, but also rage. When risk increases so does outrage. This is a disorienting mixture of emotions. We drown as the ground quakes under us and solid ground becomes quicksand. Spontaneously we enter the world of metaphor, by day and by night. Jungian analyst and world famous dream worker Robert Bosnak, who has worked professionally with dreams for fifty years, believes that people vividly remember the pandemic dreams because they are strikingly powerful.

Navigating Change: The Craft of Bewilderment

Navigating Change: The Craft of Bewilderment

The old Greeks tell us that Destiny (ananke) grabs us by the scruff of the neck and spins us around. We have to suddenly face the utterly unexpected. What do we do then?

How do we morph?

How do we morph?

The dust storm swirls about and my facial mask tastes like sandstone. The sun burns down as music honk-honks all around with an occasional thub-thub. Depending who you are this…

The Grey Global Nomad – Part 2.2: Ghost-Riders

The Grey Global Nomad – Part 2.2: Ghost-Riders

This article is the second instalment of Part 2 in The Grey Global Nomad series As we’re sitting around the fire in my Sixties haze, cradling my tiny steady-cam video…

The Grey Global Nomad - Part 2.1: Ghost-Riders

The Grey Global Nomad – Part 2.1: Ghost-Riders

This article is the first instalment of Part 2 in The Grey Global Nomad series The first I heard about them was that they were cannibals. I was told that…

The Grey Global Nomad - Part 1: Mystic Mountain

The Grey Global Nomad – Part 1: Mystic Mountain

This article is Part 1 in The Grey Global Nomad series I stare at Mount Everest through binoculars. At first I’d viewed the mountain from the air in a fly-by…

The Grey Global Nomad Series

The Grey Global Nomad: Introduction

The Grey Global Nomad blog series is penned by Robert Bosnak, internationally acclaimed Jungian psychoanalyst, pioneer of the Embodied Imagination (EI) and Embodied Intelligence (MQ) methods, and a long-standing faculty…

The Medium of Aliveness

The Medium of Aliveness

I’d say there is an inner world, an outer world and a world between. My interest is in this world between, in Latin called the medium. It’s an old idea,…

Life-Changing Embodied Intelligence (MQ)

Life-Changing Embodied Intelligence

There is a fundamental difference between rational intelligence as measured by the Intelligence Quotient (IQ) test and the eMbodied intelligence Quotient (MQ) for which there is as yet no test.…

Going out of your mind with me?

Going out of your mind with me?

A strange invitation, isn’t it? Why would you willingly go out of your mind? If I’d give you a better intelligence to access than your mind, you might. Let me…

On being in love - Jung Platform

On being in love

What happens when you fall in love? Your world becomes electric and focuses on a single face. I can’t get enough of looking at pictures of her. I see new…

Love and Work: is happiness bad for creativity - Jung Platform

Love and Work: Is happiness bad for creativity?

Green mountains of Laos ripple before me. It’s a hot and humid winter day. We’re in the ancient royal city of Luang Prabang. This morning at 6 am I witnessed…

The Mystery of Individuality - Jung Platform

The Mystery of Individuality

In the car in Sydney traffic just after December solstice, the longest day of the year. Carrie Fisher has just passed. Princess Leia now only lives as picture on a…