Astrology and Horoscopes

The Shadow


Jungian Psychology in Astrology – Complexes and Projection

Conflict resides within us all and is seen by its projection onto our outside world especially upon those that we have a close relationship with. To find conflict we need only look at the planetary aspects which symbolise the various types of relationships between the archetypes / planets. A planetary aspect describes what we expect from a relationship or situation. …

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Understanding Projective Identification in Astrology

The term “projection” … seems to me to designate quite correctly the illusion and unconscious assumption by which I ascribe to my fellow man what largely belongs to myself. I lodge it in him, so to speak. – Carl G. Jung Projective identification is a psychological process that can happen between any two persons, especially when one of the two …

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Astrology of the Shadow – The 7th House

Carl Jung is, in my opinion, the father of modern day astrology. He wrote in a letter to Professor B.V. Raman that astrology is of particular interest to the psychologist, since it contains a sort of psychological experience which we call projected – this means that we find the psychological facts as it were in the constellations. This originally gave …

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Jung’s Shadow in the Horoscope Chart

Carl Jung used the term “shadow” to describe the repressed contents of the personal unconscious — those parts of each of us that we’d rather not admit to harboring. The problem with shadow material is that it comes out when we’re not looking — or, more precisely, it comes out because we’re not looking. Jung said our shadow elements could …

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Subpersonalities: The Planetary Shadow

Just as the galaxies in the heavens are spiral-shaped masses of celestial bodies and stars, so too are our own psyches a spiral of energetic patterns and psychic components. Much like the planets that orbit around the Sun, the different parts of our personality orbit around the divine core of our being – the eternal Self. Current psychological theory accepts …

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