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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
7-Feb-2016, 02:44 UT/GMT
Sun17Aquarius44'43"15s31
Moon28Capricorn7' 1"16s24
Mercury22Capricorn12'12"20s56
Venus17Capricorn34' 5"21s54
Mars17Scorpio57'15"15s47
Jupiter21Virgo50'23"r4n32
Saturn14Sagittarius35'55"20s53
Uranus17Aries20' 2"6n14
Neptune8Pisces40'54"9s03
Pluto16Capricorn17'23"20s55
TrueNode22Virgo10'41"r3n06
Chiron19Pisces5'16"0n29
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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