Tag: Bruno Huber

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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Thanks to all involved in The English Huber School

Bruno & Louise Huber began teaching their wonderful new system of astrological psychology in the 1960s in Zürich, initially in the form of seminars and later as formal courses. All the teachings were originally in German and a large following of students was soon established. Over subsequent years a series of books began to appear,

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Love and Relationships in the Horoscope

Bruno Huber introduces the subject of Love and Relationships in the Horoscope in this edited introduction to the chapter on the subject from his book Astrological Psychosynthesis. Most contacts we make with other people are functional, such as in the world of work, in daily life, in interest groups, etc. Here the purpose of the

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Aspect Pattern Astrology

Aspect Pattern Astrology represents the culmination of Bruno & Louise Huber’s life work, in outlining for the first time to the general astrological public the crucial significance of the aspect pattern for psychological interpretation of the birth chart. The book was first published, with full colour illustrations, in German in 1999, the year that Bruno

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Bruno Huber – a brief biography 2

Written to provide author information related to Bruno’s books. November 29, 1930 – November 3, 1999 Bruno Huber was a Swiss astrologer and psychologist. In 1968, with his wife, Louise Huber, he founded Astrological Psychology Institute, which became an internationally-renowned school of Astrology. It was run according to humanist and psychological principles, based on Dr.

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The Zodiac in Colour

Bruno & Louise Huber were pioneers in the use of colour in astrology. This piece is an extract from Chapter 8 of their book Transformation: Astrology as a Spiritual Path. The colour spectrum, when laid round the horoscope, gives a picture of personal development very simi­lar to that given by the theory of Age Progression;

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Bruno, Louise and the language of colour

In this short extract from her book Astrological Psychology, Esotericism and the Transpersonal, Sue Lewis highlights the influences that led to the Hubers’ pioneering the use of colour in the interpretation of the astrological chart. It begins with the period the Hubers spent in Florence, working with Roberto Assagioli at his Psychosynthesis Institute, helping with

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Roberto Assagioli

Wikipedia well describes the pedigree of Roberto Assagioli and his psychosynthesis. Psychosynthesis arose from the psychoanalytic tradition initiated by Freud, but was more akin to Jung’s revisionist approach, and indeed moved beyond it. “Psychosynthesis became the first approach born of psychoanalysis that also included the artistic, altruistic and heroic potentials of the human being.” Assagioli’s

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Some thoughts on the House Chart

Some time ago I was thinking about the House Chart and its significance, and came up with the following ideas and thoughts, which I share with you here. Bear in mind that these are my ideas, and my take on the subject, but in the spirit of Bruno Huber’s continual encouragement to keep researching and

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Bruno Huber – a brief biography

This brief biography appeared in Astrolog, German language magazine of astrological psychology, in March 2016. A more detailed history of the Hubers, astrological psychology and the API school will appear in the forthcoming Conjunction 66, available to members. Bruno Huber, the well-known Swiss astrologer, was born on 29.11.1930 at 12:55 and died on 3rd November

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The Ego as Threefold Personality

This look at the three Personality or Ego Planets is from Bruno Huber’s book ‘Astrological Psychosynthesis’, first published in German in 1981. In all of us the ego will experience itself in three different modes, on three levels, in the threefold personality structure. We have a physical, corporeal self, an emotional, feeling self, and a

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How did you get into Esotericism?

Extract from an interview Louise Huber gave to Verena Bachmann in 2003, first published in German in ‘Astrologie Heute’, recently translated into English by Sue Lewis. VB: How did you get into esotericism? LH: As a result of the Second World War. I suffered four years of war. Initially I wanted to study sports, then

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