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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
19-Oct-2017, 23:46 UT/GMT
Sun2646'46"10s19
Moon2859'40"6s46
Mercury418'11"13s03
Venus654'51"1s20
Mars2814'36"1n46
Jupiter22'34"11s13
Saturn2333'32"22s16
Uranus2630'45"r9n40
Neptune1146'21"r8s01
Pluto1657'57"21s47
TrueNode226'15"r14n08
Chiron2514'47"r1n44
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
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