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It had to be them

This post was written by Pam Tyler, who was joint founder of APA in 1983. The Hubers rocked my world in 1978. The first time I heard them speak was in Atlanta at the American Federation of Astrologers Conference. I had come from London to sit for the AFA’s Teacher and Professional Certification exam. My

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Family message to friends of Louise Huber

The following message was sent by the Huber family to friends of Louise Huber, which will include many members of APA and other astrologers. “Everything must be in harmony with the whole.” Louise Huber, 2003 “We all need more devotion” Louise Huber, 2015 Dear Friends of Louise Huber On the 13th of January at 12:15,

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Louise Huber 1924-2016

Sad news has reached us of the passing of Louise Huber co-founder, along with husband Bruno, of the Astrological Psychology Institute (API) in Adliswil, Switzerland. Louise was a driving force in the founding of API in 1968. She supported the research made by Bruno into astrological psychology and the development of what has become known

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The Land of Green Magic or Neptune’s Gift

This piece by former API tutor Wendy Oak first appeared in an early issue of Conjunction. When my Age Point crossed over Neptune shortly before my MC, I experienced a sublime dissolution of all that I thought I was, and became, briefly, part of a transpersonal understanding. It happened out of the blue when I

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The Meaning and Value of a Horoscope Reading

What is the purpose of an astrological-psychological consultation, and what can you expect from it? This is an edited version of an article by Louise Huber, which was first published in the German-language magazine ‘Astrolog’ Issue 60, February 1991, and can now be found in the book ‘Astrolog 1: Life and Meaning’. An astrological-psychological reading

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The strange case of the Astrology Centre of America

Updated version 27 Jan 16. If you live in the USA you may well be aware of the online astrological bookshop of the Astrology Centre of America, which holds stocks of, and sells many books on astrology and astrological psychology, including those by Bruno & Louise Huber and by Joyce Hopewell. It has been brought

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David Bowie

Joyce looks at the chart of David Bowie, who passed away on 10th January. This item first appeared on Joyce’s blog in April 2013. Musician and style icon David Bowie was born on 8th January 1947 at 09.00 in Brixton, London. In 2013 he was the subject of an exhibition at the V and A

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The Psychological Significance of the Horoscope

Bruno & Louise Huber explain the psychological significance of the horoscope and its five levels in this edited extract from ‘The Astrological Houses’, which was the first and foundational book in their series on astrological psychology. This is one of an occasional series of posts where we highlight some of the basics of astrological psychology

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Donald Trump

Joyce examines the chart of the controversial Donald Trump, and notes its significant ‘Megaphone’ aspect figure. If you’ll pardon the pun, this man has been trumpeting forth on a variety of controversial subjects for the past few months as he ramps up his bid to be nominated as the Republican Party candidate to become the

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London Astrological Psychology Group

 The London Astrological Psychology Group has been established for a number of years and meets in Battersea about once a month on Saturdays from 2-5pm. My flat is opposite the Battersea Flower Station. Our next session, on Saturday 9 July, will focus on Sun, Moon, Saturn, and the family chart. Would anyone wishing to attend

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Classical Indicators of Intelligence in the Horoscope

Bruno Huber summarises the three classical indicators of intelligence in the horoscope – Saturn, Mercury and Jupiter, in this extract from his book ‘Astrological Psychosynthesis’. This material was first published in German in 1981 under the title ‘Intelligenz im Horoskop’, and provides a good astrological-psychological background to the previous blog post ‘Why did I do

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Why did I do that?

I was recently asked why I had done something that was apparently rather ill-judged, and realised that I had no idea why. I had just done it. Of course, I could produce plausible reasons as to why I had done it, even try to justify it, and there might be an element of truth in

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Conjunction Issue 64

This is the publically visible, clickable version of Conjunction Issue 64, November 2015. You will not be able to access articles only visible to members from this version. Editor’s Notes Welcome to the new-style, all-interactive Conjunction, integrated into the website. This issue is a bit experimental, so please comment if you think it can be

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Simplicity

You may have heard the phrase “keep it simple, stupid” (or K.I.S.S. as it is sometimes written in abbreviated form). Simplicity is one of the transpersonal qualities identified in Assagioli’s Psychosynthesis and it’s a quality which pervades Astrological Psychology. The natal chart is an essay in simplicity – clear, uncluttered, easy to absorb visually and

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Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972)

The graphic artist, M. C. Escher, known to his friends as Mauk, was born on 17 June 1898, at 07:15, in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (Rodden Rating: AA). His chart resembles a paper aeroplane with green wings and has a vertical emphasis. Seven planets are in the fourth quadrant, and five are in airy Gemini, Sun with

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