The era of Pluto in Capricorn is a time of facing reality, getting grounded, paying the bills, and being accountable for our actions. It hasn’t been fun! If you have planets in the early degrees of the cardinal signs (Aries, Cancer, Libra or Capricorn), you’ve been feeling Pluto’s effects for a while, and no doubt you’ve faced plenty of personal challenges.
How this Article Collection Can Help: The articles below are designed to help you understand a variety of Plutonian difficulties from an astrological point of view and to find resources to sort them out. The authors are experienced astrologers, many with additional training in fields related to your problem. The links on the articles will take you to the author’s own blog, so feel free to explore what else they have to offer, but do come back to this page on Sky Writer for more insights into Pluto.
Part 1–A Panorama of Pluto Problems
Sleepless in America—What’s Pluto Got to Do with It? Ivory Phoenix takes a humorous look at why Pluto is associated with insomnia, how sleep disturbances have become an epidemic since Pluto entered Capricorn, and what can help you sleep better.
The “We” Regeneration: The Pluto-in-Libra Group Faces the Pluto-in-Capricorn Challenge: The Pluto in Libra generation, born 1971-84, is entering its midlife cycle. T.C. Gardstein, a member of that generation, writes ably about its special qualities and concerns and the challenges it faces under the square from transiting Pluto.
Pluto and Bullying: How to Recognize and Deal with It: A recent rash of front page stories have made us aware of bullying’s potentially deadly aftermath. Donna Cunningham explains the astrological signatures and links to resources for understanding and dealing with this problem.
Fertility Issues and Pluto in Capricorn: British astrologer, Nicky Smuts enjoys a successful practice in helping couples choose the best windows for conception. How fears related to the issues brought up by Pluto in Capricorn can inhibit fertility.
Erectile Dysfunction: what Astrology, Yoga, and the Chakras teach Us: Maggie Yanor gives a metaphysical and astrological view of E.D and why “miracle” pills only compound the problem.
Astrology and Credit Card Debt | Victoria Bazeley ThirdAge Today: Professional astrologer Victoria Bazeley discusses the 8th house and patterns of debt related to it, natally and by transit.
Part 2—Psychological Perspectives on Pluto Transits
How Strong is your Pluto? Here’s the Score! If Pluto is strong in your birth chart, then Pluto transits are major transitions in your way of using Pluto’s energy. This test will help you determine whether you’re a Plutonian type or not and how you’re likely to approach Pluto transits. You can also participate in a contest for the highest score on tests for Pluto, Saturn, and Uranus, with a chance to win a prize. See: T-Square Championship—Total Scores for Pluto, Uranus, and Saturn!
What to Tell Astrology Clients about Pluto in Capricorn : Practical advice for practicing astrologers by John Marchesella on how to put this transit in perspective for clients. To look forward, he encourages us to look at how past Pluto eras worked out over the long range.
Dealing with Pluto on the Angles: If transiting Pluto forms an aspect to your Ascendant/Descendant or Midheaven/IC axis, your life is about to change profoundly. Lawrence Grecco helps you understand what this life passage represents and how to cope with it.
The Depths Of Change: A Cup Of Courage In Times Of Tough Transits: Written during a difficult passage in her own life, seasoned astrologer Joyce Mason shares the experience and wisdom she’s gained in how to get through the times that try our souls.
Part 3: Healing Tools and Approaches for Plutonian Passages
Healing Pluto’s Wounds: Jungian Astrologer and therapist Elizabeth Spring outlines a series of specific steps to ease healing from a major loss during a difficult Pluto transit. Her compassionate counsel can help you consult the healer within and learn what will help you the most.
Healing Tools For Plutonians: Transforming The Self And Others: A variety of healing modalities help Plutonian people or people under Pluto transits, such as flower essences, energy work, and past life therapy; links to places where you can learn more about these methods.
Pluto and Opal–The Gemstone of Transformation: Astrologer and gemologist, Shakti Navran shows how opals support transformation. Depending on the color, they help in letting go of past traumas, recover from sexual abuse, bolster personal power, and regenerate vitality.
Pluto in Capricorn: Healing Ancestral Patterns: Astrologer and shamanic healer Patricia L. Walsh finds that many enduring personal problems arise when we’re enmeshed with relatives who have passed on. By helping these spirits resolve unfinished business and cross over, we can be relieved of persistent patterns that get in the way of emotional freedom and inner peace.