Jungian Archetypes – Astrology Club http://astrologyclub.org Astrology And Horoscope Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:53:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The Child Archetype http://astrologyclub.org/child-archetype/ Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:54:48 +0000 http://astrologyclub.org/?p=19837 The Child is an archetype in Jungian psychology. It is refered to as a childish or childlike longing for the innocent, regardless of age. There are several recognizable child archetypes such as the “Abandoned Child”, “The Wounded Child” and “The Divine Child” to name a few. This archetype is present in all of us. We were all children once and ...

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The Great Mother Archetype http://astrologyclub.org/great-mother-archetype/ Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:46:01 +0000 http://astrologyclub.org/?p=19833 Carl Jung defines the Great Mother as a significant archetype of an energy-laden image we hold in our psyche, as our mother being our first experience in this world when we were in her womb. It was through her that we experienced or first sounds, it was her breasts where we first got nourishment, her arms that first held us, ...

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The Trickster or Fox Archetype http://astrologyclub.org/trickster-fox-archetype/ Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:38:02 +0000 http://astrologyclub.org/?p=19829 The trickster is an example of a Jungian archetype. This archetype is characterized by his wit and charm as his main defense in getting out of situations. The trickster in mythology, religion and folklore can be a god, animal, human who plays tricks and ignores rules. The trickster breaks the rules, sometimes unconsciously but with ultimately positive effects. When they ...

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The Wise Old Man Archetype http://astrologyclub.org/wise-old-man-archetype/ Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:29:59 +0000 http://astrologyclub.org/?p=19825 The Wise Old Man archetype was described as Carl Jung as a person with great judgment and wisdom. The wise old man is sometimes referred to as the Sage. This archetype is characterized by being old, bearded, father-figure type who uses his great personal knowledge of the world and offer guidance through stories and may impress upon his “student” who he ...

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The Hero Archetype http://astrologyclub.org/hero-archetype/ Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:21:37 +0000 http://astrologyclub.org/?p=19822 The hero is an archetype of a person who despite trials and tribulations perseveres and triumph through them. They display courage and self-sacrifice for a greater good. In Greek Mythology, heroes like Heracles, Achilles and Perseus played an important part of Greek religion. The hero symbolizes in us the need for triumph and glory in the face of life’s challenges ...

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Jung & Astrology http://astrologyclub.org/jung-astrology/ Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:10:34 +0000 http://astrologyclub.org/?p=5649 Carl G. Jung believed that there is an indisputable connection between our minds and our bodies. Most people today would agree with that assessment. Our bodies affect our minds, and our minds affect our bodies. Our external situation affects our bodies, which affects our minds, and vice versa. Taking it a step further, he believed that we affect our physical ...

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The Mandala & Individuation http://astrologyclub.org/mandala/ Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:58:41 +0000 http://astrologyclub.org/?p=5644 The mandala is a universal symbol derived from Sanskrit meaning ‘circle’. To Jung, there existed many mandala variations, such as “concentrically arranged figures, round or square patterns with a center, and radial or spherical arrangements.” However, the basic symbolism remained the same. Jung expressed the mandala as: “the psychological expression of the totality of the self”,  the archetypal image of ...

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Collective Unconscious & Archetypes http://astrologyclub.org/collective-unconscious-archetypes/ Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:39:29 +0000 http://astrologyclub.org/?p=5635 In order to understand Jung and analytical psychology we must comprehend the collective unconscious, as it was a primary cornerstone throughout his work. Jung differentiated between two forms of the unconsciousness. The first was the personal unconscious which Jung described as: (C.G. Jung. The Collected Works of C.G. Jung: Two Essays on Analytical Psychology, 66.) These memories were unique unto ...

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Psychological Types & Functions http://astrologyclub.org/psychological-types-functions/ Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:27:32 +0000 http://astrologyclub.org/?p=5630 Through years of case research, Jung determined the existence of two distinguishing modes of human reaction toward external circumstances, which he found to be so widespread that they could be labeled as a typical human characteristics. He described them as follows: In his division of extravert and introvert, Jung referred primarily to the psychology of the consciousness, or external components. ...

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Who is Carl Gustav Jung? http://astrologyclub.org/who-is-carl-gustav-jung/ Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:07:57 +0000 http://astrologyclub.org/?p=5627 Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961), an imaginative, Swiss gentleman, spent his life focused on the study of the human psyche, meaning both the unconscious and conscious minds, and its integration with the personality and the greater cosmic whole. Jung’s childhood exposed him to the teachings of both the occult and orthodox religious issues. (1) The impact of his openness to philosophy ...

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The concepts of “Seriality” and “Synchronicity” in Astrology http://astrologyclub.org/concepts-seriality-synchronicity-astrology/ Sun, 09 Nov 2014 21:06:18 +0000 http://astrologyclub.org/?p=5599 How are the concepts of “seriality” and “synchronicity” relevant to astrology? Towards the end of his career, the Swiss psychologist Carl Jung postulated the term “synchronicity” as a concept serving to illuminate a specific type of relationship between interior states of consciousness and external events. With synchronicity, a meaningful coincidence occurs between one’s internal state and the world outside. Jung ...

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The Synchronicity Principle http://astrologyclub.org/the-synchronicity-principle/ Sat, 07 Jun 2014 21:17:45 +0000 http://astrologyclub.org/the-synchronicity-principle/ Last article, we examine how time-honored divination systems like Tarot and the I-Ching are, in modern psychological terms, balanced collections of human archetypes and we shed some light on what archetypes are, according to the great founder of depth psychology, Carl Jung. It was also pointed out that these archetypes (the 78 cards of classical Tarot and the 64 hexagrams ...

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