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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
26-Apr-2015, 09:47 UT/GMT
Sun5Taurus51'17"13n28
Moon10Leo26' 8"13n16
Mercury22Taurus36' 0"20n16
Venus17Gemini2'40"24n59
Mars18Taurus47'45"17n33
Jupiter13Leo4'28"17n47
Saturn3Sagittarius30'20"r18s42
Uranus17Aries34'25"6n19
Neptune9Pisces13'54"8s48
Pluto15Capricorn31'29"r20s29
TrueNode9Libra43' 3"3s51
Chiron20Pisces4'17"0n10
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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