•    
    Current Planets
    23-Feb-2017, 02:56 UT/GMT
    Sun440'43"9s48
    Moon2227'11"18s08
    Mercury254' 3"15s10
    Venus1130'20"9n29
    Mars199'29"7n27
    Jupiter2241'45"r7s26
    Saturn2621'51"22s05
    Uranus2149'57"7n58
    Neptune1126'33"8s03
    Pluto1837'53"21s12
    TrueNode323'27"10n16
    Chiron2330'50"0n55
    Explanations of the symbols
    Chart of the moment
| My Astro | Forum | FAQ

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".

More about C.G. Jung

 

Current Planets
23-Feb-2017, 02:56 UT/GMT
Sun440'43"9s48
Moon2227'11"18s08
Mercury254' 3"15s10
Venus1130'20"9n29
Mars199'29"7n27
Jupiter2241'45"r7s26
Saturn2621'51"22s05
Uranus2149'57"7n58
Neptune1126'33"8s03
Pluto1837'53"21s12
TrueNode323'27"10n16
Chiron2330'50"0n55
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Advertisement
As one of the largest astrology portals WWW.ASTRO.COM offers a lot of free features on the subject. With high-quality horoscope interpretations by the world's leading astrologers Liz Greene, Robert Hand and other authors, many free horoscopes and extensive information on astrology for beginners and professionals, www.astro.com is the first address for astrology on the web.
Homepage - Free Horoscopes - Astro Shop - Astrology Knowledge - Ephemeris - Authors and Staff - My Astro - Direct Atlas query - Sitemap - FAQ - Forum - Contact Astrodienst