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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
4-Aug-2015, 09:51 UT/GMT
Sun11Leo43'16"17n16
Moon6Aries20'46"2n10
Mercury23Leo51'12"15n04
Venus28Leo47'36"r6n18
Mars27Cancer2' 1"21n43
Jupiter28Leo29'22"12n48
Saturn28Scorpio17'11"17s51
Uranus20Aries28'13"r7n23
Neptune9Pisces7'50"r8s54
Pluto13Capricorn34'56"r20s49
TrueNode2Libra6'46"0n50
Chiron20Pisces50'27"r0n44
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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