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Why ‘Piercing the Eggshell’?

Some may wonder why the title of our new biography of Bruno & Louise Huber is Piercing the Eggshell. This post gives a brief explanation. As outlined in the book, astrological psychology is very much based on the view of the human psyche adopted by Roberto Assagioli’s psychosynthesis – encapsulated in his ‘Egg’ model. The

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Biography of Bruno & Louise Huber

The new biography of Bruno & Louise Huber, anticipated in my earlier post Telling the Huber Story is now imminently available, with formal publication date of 10th November. As outlined in that post: The book tells the story of the development of Bruno & Louise’s ideas, their formative influences and what impelled them to do

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Telling the Huber Story

While I was a Foundation Course student in the mid-late 1990s, I attended several seminars held by Bruno & Louise Huber, in England, Spain and Switzerland, culminating in the Seven Rays seminar of 1998. It was here that I became aware of the full depth of the Hubers’ understanding of psychology and spirituality, and it

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Huber questions answered?

The development of astrological psychology by Bruno & Louise Huber was a revolutionary combination of astrology with depth psychology and spirituality. How and why were the young Bruno & Louise inspired to dedicate their lives to this endeavour? What and who were the key influences in the world they grew up in that led them

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Jupiter at his literary best. Lawrence Durrell.

Lawrence Durrell was an expatriate British novelist, poet, dramatist and travel writer. Although he never won the Nobel Prize for Literature – his books were considered too ‘heterodox’ – by the end of the 20th century, he was a bestselling author and one of the most celebrated writers in English. The great French writer Gustav Flaubert said: “Language is

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Alan Leo (1860-1917) and Kim Farnell’s biography, Modern Astrologers: The Lives of Alan & Bessie Leo (2019)

As Nicholas Campion wrote in his review of Kim Farnell’s Modern Astrologers for the Astrology Quarterly 84/3 (Autumn 2019): “Alan Leo was a monumental figure in the history of modern Western astrology, his influence still felt in all forms of esoteric and karmic astrology… his emphasis on self-knowledge and the soul is an ancestor of

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Chart in Focus #7

This is now an occasional series of charts for the consideration of readers – a bit of practice in top level chart interpretation. Why not give it a go? This particularly intriguing chart is submitted by Annita More. What do you think? Please post, as a comment, your initial outline interpretation at the very top

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Chart in Focus #6

Our fifth experiment has concluded. Here is the sixth experiment, which again depends on your comments for its success. The chart below is submitted by J Angelita    Please post, as a comment, an initial outline interpretation at the very top level. This should be around 3-10 paragraphs with, for example: What is your intuitive

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Chart in Focus #5

Our fourth experiment has concluded. Here is the fifth experiment, which again depends on your comments for its success. The chart below is submitted by Jo Dufranes.  Please post, as a comment, an initial outline interpretation at the very top level. This should be around 3-10 paragraphs with, for example: What is your intuitive reaction

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Chart in Focus #4

Our third experiment Chart in Focus #3, has concluded. Here is the fourth experiment, which again depends on your comments for its success. The chart below is for a female given the name Clarity.  Please post, as a comment, an initial outline interpretation at the very top level. This should be around 3-10 paragraphs with,

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Polarity – Balance and Synthesis

I recently came across a free pdf in the Psychosynthesis Centre: Balancing and Synthesis of the Opposites by psychologist Roberto Assagioli, one-time mentor of Bruno Huber. Quotes are from that document. Polarity is a universal fact; it is inherent in cosmic manifestation… From the very moment that cosmic manifestation begins to unfold, duality is born.

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Chart in Focus #3

Our second experiment Chart in Focus #2, has concluded. Here is the third experiment, which again depends on your comments for its success. The unusual chart below was supplied by Dawn Dudley-Blakeman. The subject is not specified to be male or female. Please post, as a comment, an initial outline interpretation at the very top

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Gifts for Mankind. Existentialism from Jean-Paul Sartre.

Jean-Paul Sartre was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of Existentialism. After WW2, he became a leading figure in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism. His work has also influenced sociology, critical theory, post-colonial theory and literary studies. To this day, his influence in these disciplines continues. Sartre was also noted for his open relationship with Simone de Beauvoir

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Workshop on the Aspect Level 25 July 2020

The Sundial House Group for Creative Meditation Saturday 25th July 2020 On-Line One Day Event ‘Know Thyself‘ Signing in 9.30am – 9.45am for a prompt 10.00am start until 4.00pm -o0o- This One Day Event working with Huber Astrology will be conducted ‘on-line’ due to the current social distancing restrictions. This workshop aims to provide insight

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Small aspect pattern? Request for input.

Hi all, I am interested in researching how people experience their small aspect pattern charts in their lives. I myself have this kind of chart with the longest aspect being a trine. I have read that with the inner circle so exposed to the environment and the outside world, the native may experience life as

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