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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
30-May-2015, 15:30 UT/GMT
Sun8Gemini54'55"21n47
Moon3Scorpio2'45"10s31
Mercury9Gemini0'21"r19n45
Venus24Cancer4'34"23n55
Mars12Gemini58'15"22n50
Jupiter16Leo26'14"16n45
Saturn1Sagittarius4'28"r18s14
Uranus19Aries15'22"6n57
Neptune9Pisces46'23"8s37
Pluto15Capricorn6'27"r20s33
TrueNode8Libra20'42"r3s19
Chiron21Pisces16'41"0n44
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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