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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
29-Aug-2015, 23:45 UT/GMT
Sun6Virgo18'58"9n12
Moon9Pisces21'19"6s15
Mercury2Libra48'46"2s34
Venus15Leo28'34"r8n42
Mars13Leo30'10"17n51
Jupiter4Virgo1' 9"10n51
Saturn28Scorpio54' 1"18s05
Uranus20Aries2'19"r7n13
Neptune8Pisces27'53"r9s09
Pluto13Capricorn8'35"r20s56
TrueNode1Libra6' 0"r0n26
Chiron19Pisces49'19"r0n22
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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