Contemplative Studies Program Blog
Return with Elixir: Journey of Conscious Death and Rebirth Jun 09, 2022

My next book Return with Elixir has found a home and will be published by Inner Traditions late 2023.

Return with Elixir is a guide to conscious death and rebirth drawing of the mythopoetics of Joseph Campbell, Carl Jung’s depth psychology, and the alchemical visualizations of Tibetan...

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"Nobody Understands Aion": Jungian Reflections from the Churn of the Kali Yuga   Sep 22, 2021

Discover more about archetypes, astrology, and alchemy as therapist Anderson Todd discusses Carl Jung’s seminal book Aion, in our opening lecture of the  Sensemaking the Pandemic series.

Even among the often-difficult writings of C.G. Jung, Aion stands out as a work of...
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The Gravity of Awakening Mar 03, 2021

In Mind Meld 224 of the Third Eye Drops podcast, Miles and host Michael Philip muse about revolution, tantra, psychology, alchemy, myth, mysticism, why this is an incredibly transformative time, and more.

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Solve et Coagula Jul 12, 2020

The motto of the alchemical tradition, solve et coagula, is the transformation of base metals into gold. It is also the heroic transformation of ordinary life, through trials and adversity. Dr. Miles Neale explains in this clip from Return with Elixir.


Solve et coagula is very encapsulating...

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