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Jungian Principles

The Swiss Psychologist and former Freud disciple Carl Gustav Jung was interested in the teachings of alchemy and astrology, especially in the later phases of his working life. The resulting insights can be found in his Analytical Psychology. This theory goes far beyond the teachings of Freud.

Freud assumes that a child is born as a "tabula rasa", and the character begins to form from birth onwards. Jung, on the contrary, states in his book Psychological Types: The individual disposition is already a factor in childhood; it is innate, and not acquired in the course of life.

Horoscope of C.G. Jung

The whole theory of astrology is based on this principle. Liz Greene, a Jungian psychotherapist and astrologer, is convinced that astrology can help to discover the nature of this innate seed. Astrology can not only tell us about the self we know, but also about the one we do not know, she writes in Relating. The horoscope, being a "map of the psyche", can point to character traits which have not yet become conscious. With its help we may get to know ourselves better and come to a more complete understanding of our true nature. Jung's Analytical Psychology attempts something very similar: individuation and arrival at one's true self.

Some of the Jungian principles reflected in astrology will be described on the following pages. We will look at the concepts of "Synchronicity", "Archetypes", and the "Psychological Types".

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Current Planets
24-May-2016, 06:58 UT/GMT
Sun3Gemini32'19"20n51
Moon0Capricorn43'40"18s31
Mercury14Taurus27' 5"12n55
Venus29Taurus51'28"19n36
Mars1Sagittarius9'11"r21s37
Jupiter13Virgo35' 1"7n40
Saturn13Sagittarius51' 1"r20s40
Uranus22Aries49'49"8n19
Neptune11Pisces55'27"7s51
Pluto17Capricorn10'51"r20s55
TrueNode18Virgo29'31"r4n33
Chiron24Pisces44'22"1n45
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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