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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
28-May-2015, 16:15 UT/GMT
Sun7Gemini1'37"21n29
Moon9Libra11'12"3s35
Mercury10Gemini5'58"r20n28
Venus22Cancer5' 2"24n18
Mars11Gemini36'22"22n38
Jupiter16Leo10'15"16n50
Saturn1Sagittarius13'11"r18s16
Uranus19Aries10'25"6n56
Neptune9Pisces45'30"8s37
Pluto15Capricorn8'38"r20s33
TrueNode8Libra24'23"r3s20
Chiron21Pisces13'59"0n42
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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