The last time Pluto was in ♑ Capricorn was 1742, it takes around 248 years to transit the global horoscope. Pluto, to astrologers is the planet of destruction and rebuilding, meaning getting rid of the old and starting a new. Hence Pluto influences in adverse aspects, political upheavals, the collapse and rebuilding of global banking and economies, stock market adjustments and crashes, manufacturing difficulties through loss of markets and profits, bankruptcies, increased unemployment, a depressed real estate market, an escalation of gold, silver and oil prices. It also pressures the downfall of the evil leaders around the world.
The Moon sign is most important during childhood. Many astrologers believe that early in life we are more in-tuned to our Moon signs than our Sun signs. The Sun sign is our ego,
our outer selves, our personalities, which takes a lifetime to develop. It’s who we’re destined to become.
The Moon sign, however, is inherent: It’s who you already are and forever will be. It’s who you were when you came out of the womb as a clean slate, before outer-world
conditioning and life experiences kicked in. Personality wise, you display your Moon sign before your Sun Sign. Your Moon sign will continue to overshadow the Sun sign during the first years of life.
Pluto in Scorpio 1983 to 1995 belongs to a generation of people involved in a major confrontation with the darker aspects of life. Pluto is at home in Scorpio and relates to accelerated change and transformation. It rules violent eruptions, catalytic events, and signifies the inevitable happenings in life that cannot be avoided. Pluto’s astro-vocabulary involves key words such as fate and destiny and this is a power-house combination. This is a recipe in which the danger of famine, plague, and atomic warfare are at its highest. Pluto was discovered in 1930, the beginning of the nuclear age.
Pluto is linked to toxic states, healing and regeneration, nuclear power, deadly viruses, and any means of mass destruction. All forms of power, shared resources, merging, sexuality, survival, finance, banking, death and decay are all ruled by Pluto. Sometimes it is death and then life; it is only when something dies that something new can be reborn, and for every ending there is a new beginning. Astrologer Jeff Green believes that Pluto through Scorpio “intensifies the times”. This intensity is needed as it forces the collective to face issues that must be confronted, eliminated or redefined in order for collective growth, evolution and survival to continue.
“Pluto in Scorpio lay ahead. One of the greatest struggles in the history of the planet faced humanity. Astrological knowledge—-understood and used widely—- could have provided a blueprint for responsible action and public education. Ignored and misunderstood, Pluto in Scorpio promised terror, resource wars, class wars, mass deaths, climate catastrophe and possibly mass nuclear contamination from sexual plagues, weapons or other sources—-the horrors of all time cultimating in a twelve year period.” By A.T Mann –The Future of Astrology
The most recent transit of Pluto through Scorpio occurred in 1983 to 1995. Pluto penetrates to the root of all things and describes our urge to destroy what we have outgrown. The myth of Persephone represents the descent into the underworld (Pluto) and new development and growth. A virgin goddess was playing in the field, when the earth opened up and Pluto appeared on his black chariot drawn by fire-breathing horses. The goddess is abducted, taken into the underworld and raped. Persephone’s mother, distraught by the loss of her daughter, sinks into deep depression, and forbids the crops to grow or the trees or bear fruit. For seven years the whole world is cold and barren, while humanity starves. Finally the gods intervene and Persephone is allowed to return to the upper world for six months.
The events that happened during Pluto’s transit through Scorpio focus on the themes that have been referred to. A famine devastated Ethiopia between 1983 and 1995, and the drought had destroyed the entire harvest. Thousands died of starvation. Trust issues between governments to distribute food properly delayed the grain arriving in the country. Eventually, aid agencies were forced to buy European grain on the open market. In an attempt to shame Western governments into action, Oxfam donated its largest donation, and widespread television coverage of people dying of starvation in Ethiopia was prompting an exceptional outpouring of private donations. In three days, the British public alone donated 5 million, and within two months, the Western public had donated a total of 100 million. In music, the Band Aid single ‘Do They Know its Christmas?, as well as two Live Aid concerts raised millions more.
On April 23 in 1984, U.S and French Scientists identify the virus known as A.I.D.S. Scorpio’s major influence is human sexuality and detoxification through disease. It was no longer safe to have unprotected sex, and both sex and death were merged together like never before. It was much safer to stay committed to one partner, and this embodied the importance that Scorpio placed on fixity in relationships and powerful sense of survival.
On December 3, 1984, a leak in UNION Cabide’s pesticide plant in the city of Bhopal, India, caused toxic gas (Pluto) to escape, killing and disabling thousands of people. It is one of the worst industrial accidents in history. The toxic gas spread out across the city, burning eyes, lungs, and other organs on contact. Around 3,000 people died in the days immediately following the disaster. Tens of thousands more were permanently disabled, and it is estimated that 20, 000 people have since died as a direct result of the leak.
On October 19, 1987, the world’s financial markets suffered a sudden drop in value. The loss was around £300 billion. In the U.S.A. the chairman of New York Stock Exchange said, “This is the nearest thing to a financial meltdown I’ve ever come across,’ while President Reagan announced he was confident that the U.S economy would survive. The crash came after a couple of years of fast growth in a ‘bull’ market - one characterised by hostile take overs and relentless company mergers. Although it was the most drastic drop in the market’s history, ‘Black Monday’, as it was called, did not lead to depression, and it was not long before interest rates began to fall and investors began to buy again.
☽ The Moon
The Moon signifies the way in which early impressions from our childhood conditioning have imprinted patterns of our bodies - our instincts - and our emotional responses to life-all the precognitive faculties. When we respond to situations based on our instincts or feelings, when we “act without thinking”, these behaviours often can be traced back to what we experienced in early life when we were under our mother’s influence.
As such, the Moon colours what makes us feel nurtured and secure, how we express nurturing towards others, and how we cope with emotional stress throughout our lives. Like the ocean tides that are regulated by the lunar phases, the tides in our bodies as the ebb and flow of our moods, are under the governing of the Moon.
☉ ☽ ☿ ♀ ♂ ♃ ♄ ♅ ♆ ♇ ⚳ At the time of our birth, the planets (through their configurations and relationships) tell us something about how things were when we were born. Each planet points to special qualities within us. Yet, of all the planets, the two most important planets to astrologers are the “lights,” the Sun and the Moon. From where we stand here on Earth, the great shining Sun by day and the reflecting Moon at night are our constant companions. They have much to tell us as to where we have been and where we are headed.
♒ There is an uneasy balance within the Aquarius between personal independence and freedom of thought versus being part of a
collective, sharing beliefs and goals with others. Even if popularity is important to them, they can’t seem to help occasionally injecting a bit
of controversy, or rebelling against the well-established way of things
♒ Aquarius can be rather antagonistic
toward those in authority. Even without realising it, they may convey this attitude
and may well be threatening to those in power.
♡♡ Synastry/compatibility (comparing two charts) doesn’t work off signs but mathematical aspects one chart makes to another. For example and opposition is 180’ a square 90’ sextile 60’ and trine 120’ its pure maths. What attracts you to another person is their Ascendent sign not Sun sign. This is the cosmic chemistry, lust and attraction factor. It is considered favorable if someone’s sun conjuncts your Descendant/marriage house. The angles are very sensitive in synastry.
♡♡ From the Sun comes light, that which draws us into life. The Sun represents all the changes we have not yet taken, that part of us that we have not yet experienced but are headed toward. The Sun represents our identity, or self, in that it is toward these that we are moving and developing. Thus, it also represents that which we will become: older people, authorities — those we look toward, or up to. Our essence, or future. Teachers, gurus, and older (more experienced) people are represented by the Sun.
♊ ♎ ♒ The Air Signs- Gemini, Libra and Aquarius are the conversation element of the zodiac although they prefer keep
the dialogue free from personal undertones. However, they are often ‘experts’ when it comes to relationships. They can tell you a
great deal about all the different theories of emotion and feelings, but this can often be a very clever defence against
actually having to feel anything for themselves.
❤ Sister Signs
A sister sign is as a rule 6 months apart from you and always shares the same modality (cardinal, fixed or mutable). “It takes two” is the expression, and the opposition aspect that binds the sister signs is created by dividing the circle by 2. Therein lies the key to the meaning of this aspect: relationship.
They are the sign that is very similar to yours but in a way that balances all that you lack and vice versa. There is always an instant magnetic attraction between sister signs. For example; Libra, the scales, is the complementary opposite sign to Aries. Although relationships between Aries and Libra can be difficult, Libra can show Aries how to cooperate, share, and bring people together in harmony. Libra can intervene diplomatically where Aries will bound in and make demands forcibly.
The sister sign relationship is one that will be in constant motion- teach you, challenge you, surprise you, entertain you, enrage you and give you the skills to achieve your full potential. The 180 degrees Opposition aspect is considered a ‘hard aspect’ as it oversees the merging of transformative energies, to create a harmonious integration. The sister signs are almost mirrors to each other, though the reflection may be a little blurry
Pisces & Virgo
Gemini & Sagittarius
Libra & Aries
Capricorn & Cancer
Aquarius & Leo
Taurus & Scorpio
Oh, don’t take life so seriously!
Because seriousness is a great dis-ease,
and not only a disease but a suicide also.
Be playful — totally
because that is the only way to be living.
Life is a play, a leela.
If you can act and live as if acting and living in a dream
and still be a witness to it
then you will be in the cosmic flow
Our spirits are meant to laugh!
Perhaps not all of the time, but probably more often than they do.
We are about Spirituality and Humor.
They go together!
We feel physically lighter (laughter releases beta-endorphins), and we open ourselves up to more readily accept the spiritual wisdom available to all of us
Some Zodiac Behaviours in Love
♈ Aries: Will demand their freedom yet become possessive themselves. Will see the world through rose-coloured glasses when they are in love. They become total romantics yet can be embarrassed by this and don’t like people seeing their vulnerable side
♉ Taurus: They are old fashioned in love and a confusing mix of sentimentality and toughness. Although they appear composed they have deeply intensified feelings of love and like to show physical evidence of it. It takes a long time for Taureans to give away their hearts, and only the strong will survive the wait
♊ Gemini: A Gemini will want to make friends with you first. Most of the relationship will base around conversation, big ideas and soul satisfying deep and meaningfuls. Although Gemini is desperate to find their long lost twin; they often surprise themselves with their detachment from people, and a lack of feeling; they also guard their freedom very forcefully
♋ Cancer: A Cancerian will instantly know what their partner wants in a relationship; they are very intuitive and ‘sixth-sense’ when it comes to this. They take love rather seriously and are very sensitive to any turbulence in their relationships. While their friends are out drinking; they’re busy picking names for your future children or mentally decorating their nurseries
♌ Leo: Leo are very proud and boastful in their love. They tend to gravitate towards people that fulfil their higher standards and they love to show their loved one off. Leo want the whole world to know they are in love and become a lot happier people when they are
♍ Virgo: Virgo prefer serene relationships and will become easily embarrassed in times of heavy emotionalism. If they like you, they will re-arrange their schedule; and find a time to fit you in it. Virgo’s nervous tendencies are especially evident on the first date
♎ Libra: A Libran lives for love; and spend their life searching until they find someone who balances the scales. Libra will always feel incomplete until they have found a mutually beneficial relationship. Libra wait years until the right person comes along, leaving friends and family wondering why someone with with such affability and liveability is still single
♏ Scorpio There is no middle ground for Scorpio; either they are deeply passionately in love or they don’t want to know you. They can be maddening to their partners; one minute they are detached, mysterious and ego-centric, and then ever shift into commitment and generosity
♐ Sagittarius Sagittarius require their freedom in relationships or it will be intolerable. Curiously, they can be quite possessive in relationships; only because they are aware of their own malleability and sense of detachment towards love. Even if Sagittarius has found true love their casual nature can make them appear indifferent
♑ Capricorn Love helps free the Capricorn from their own critical and stoic natures. Trying to break down the walls of a Capricorn and win their heart is no easy task. They have much more than ribcages protecting themselves. They are huge on family, and are deeply loyal to their own
♒ Aquarius Aquarius prefer to forge a friendship first and usually prefer the live apart relationship for as long as they can. Love generates many overwhelming and confusion to an Aquarius, emotions which they struggle to read, this often makes them lose their rationality. Aquarius love love, but guard their independence fiercly
♓ Pisces Pisceans tend to wear rose-coloured glasses about their loved one in a relationship. This can cause many of them to find themselves in self destructive relationships with horrible partners. Sometimes, in love, a Piscean doesn’t realise they can do better for themselves. Love has been the core of many of the Piscean fantasies
The Fixed Signs - The Stabilizer of the Season
The Fixed Modality of the zodiac - Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius are very much about preserving position and persistance. Placed of the middle, the Fixed signs are at the height of the four seasons and represent determination, leadership and devotion. These individuals uphold responsibilities and are drawn to leadership roles. They tend be very concerned with stability and direct their energies inward rather than outward.
Fixed Sign personalities are instilled with tremendous powers of concentration and are not easily distracted. Although they can be stubborn, they maintain consistency and deeply examine every view point for accuracy. They can become bound by habits, and fall into vicious cycles legacy of their unwavering personality. As individuals they can be very concerned with ensuring stability and manifest in strength and focus. Fixed Sign people can be slow to get going, but are unstoppable once they have started - they are most concerned with maintaining relationships.
In love the Fixed Signs can be initially shy to romantically engage, but will be the most intensely loyal and committed partner you could ever find. In the area of relationships their loyalty, dedication and commitment really shine through where their affections are lifelong. They possess a generous will power and are very goal oriented; you will find them setting goals, goals, goals - the higher, the more impossible- the better. More often than not, the Fixed sign finds it very hard to let go of a person, a belonging or a belief. They tend to be the zodiac’s hoarders, finding it immensely difficult to part with seemingly meaningless objects.
The Fixed Signs show where in our lives we tend to stand fast under pressure. These individuals are never shallow, and their feelings are very real; as they prefer to act according to pre-determined establishment, maintaining tradition is a key virtue. They apply colour and contrast to every decision and idea they examine - never making a ‘snap’ decision. The Fixed Signs are there to maintain the business initiated by the Cardinal before him.