Gnosis is undoubtedly a psychological knowledge whose contents derive from the unconscious

… It reached its insights by concentrating on the “subjective factor,” which consists empirically in the demonstrable influence that the collective unconscious exerts on the conscious mind. This would explain the astonishing parallelism between Gnostic symbolism and the findings of the psychology of the unconscious

Of equal significance is the idea, also common among the Gnostics, of the (GW) or spark. It corresponds to the scintilla vitae, the “little spark of the soul” in Meister Eckhart, …