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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
7-Feb-2016, 06:39 UT/GMT
Sun17Aquarius54'39"15s28
Moon0Aquarius23'19"16s04
Mercury22Capricorn22' 9"20s56
Venus17Capricorn46'10"21s53
Mars18Scorpio1'57"15s49
Jupiter21Virgo49'30"r4n32
Saturn14Sagittarius36'38"20s53
Uranus17Aries20'23"6n14
Neptune8Pisces41'15"9s03
Pluto16Capricorn17'40"20s55
TrueNode22Virgo9'46"r3n07
Chiron19Pisces5'48"0n29
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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