Pluto is one of the most feared planets in astrology. It is true that Pluto can be cruel and violent, but it doesn’t have to. If you have your natal Pluto in first house, you can learn how to interpret it in the birth chart.
The first house is the House of Self. This house describes you as a person, your physical appearance and personality. It also shows your attitude to the world and the world’s attitude to you.
A natal Pluto in first house suggests an intense, passionate person, who has a powerful presence. With this position of Pluto, you have a very strong physical body that can endure a lot.
At the same time, Pluto in the first house is not an easy placement. It indicates a painful childhood that influenced you deeply.
Planets in the first house become more powerful, and they manifest in the physical world. If Pluto is conjunct the ascendant, it becomes even more emphasized in your natal chart.
This placement is similar to being a Scorpio rising. (For the generation born when Pluto was in Scorpio, this placement becomes even more important, as many of them have the ascendant in Scorpio).
Keep reading to learn more about the meaning of a natal Pluto in first house!
Natal Pluto in First House
Chances are that this placement makes you a Plutonian in astrology, a person who is influenced by Pluto more than most people. Pluto is definitely an important planet in your birth chart with this placement. If it is conjunct the ascendant, its effect is multiplied.
What does a Pluto in first house reveal about you?
Named after the god of the underworld in Roman mythology, Pluto is often challenging. This placement suggests that you had experiences with trauma and pain early on in life.
This placement gives a dark, intense aura that other people can immediately sense around you. You have a personality that is impossible to ignore. When others meet you, they sense who you really are instead of your looks or other superficial things.
Pluto in the first house suggests a magnetic personality. You make a strong first impression when you meet someone, they either love you or hate you. People are often irrationally attracted to you. Pluto gives charisma in astrology.
In the birth chart, the first house shows how people who don’t know you well perceive you. Pluto here suggests that you are seen as powerful, intense, mysterious, but as someone who is capable of violence and this instills fear in some people around you.
Even though others notice that you are to be reckoned with, you are reserved and can be secretive. You value your privacy and you protect it.
Pluto is the planet furthest from the Sun, covered with darkness and mystery. The same is true of Pluto in first house people. They are not easy to figure out, even if you have known them for a long time.
Pluto in First House and Power
Pluto is connected with power in astrology. A strong Pluto in the natal chart can indicate a control freak, or a person who is obsessed with power.
With Pluto in first house, the question of personal power becomes very important. In the birth chart, the house of Pluto shows where you can find your own power. The life areas of this house help you tap into your unconscious and give you strength in the moments of crisis.
Pluto in the first house suggests that you find this power in yourself. It is part of your identity. You learned early on to save and protect yourself. Usually, there were plenty of events that forced you to find your power when you couldn’t count on others. This placement makes you incredibly resilient.
However, even though other people can’t tell this, you often feel insecure. You hide this from the world, but it can cause you a lot of struggle. A natal Pluto in first house suggests a fear of rejection, of not being accepted as the person who you are. This placement indicates that you felt this when young, and it was a very painful experience.
Pluto in first house people can have a very strong ego. They don’t forgive easily, and if they forgive, they don’t forget. With hard aspects, this placement can make you revengeful and uncooperative.
In the natal chart, the position of Pluto shows where you seek power, but also where you can find deep transformation.
Pluto in First House and Transformation
With your natal Pluto in first house, you have above-average regenerative abilities. You are capable of deep renewal several times in life, even when most people couldn’t carry on. This is true both on a physical and mental level.
Many Pluto in first house people experience severe trauma. Depending on the chart as a whole, there are many ways how this can manifest in your life. The first house describes your early life, beginning from your birth. Pluto here can indicate a tough childhood.
Many Pluto in first house people experience abuse, violence, especially when young. Pluto has the darkest stories in astrology, and it is not an easy planet. It doesn’t have to manifest in a violent way, but it often does.
In most cases, Pluto in first house in the natal chart indicates power struggles. These often took place in your own family when you were a child. Perhaps your parents overpowered you and took advantage of this in some way, which is a frequent manifestation of Pluto. You loose control and you learn how helpless people can be.
These early experiences influence your whole life. They are often like a nail in the wall: even if you pull it out, the hole stays there. Pluto can leave such wounds in your soul, too.
Some Pluto in first house people are unable to heal this deep pain. Pluto is associated with intensity, extreme emotions, and a deep, instinctive reaction. In extreme cases, this placement can indicate being involved with criminal or even committing violent crimes. Pluto is the higher octave of Mars in astrology, and Mars is violent and aggressive, too, but Pluto can scale this up to the extremes.
With an afflicted chart, Pluto in first house people can be disagreeable.
However, if you live the positive manifestation of Pluto, you are able to help others in a very powerful way. This placement suggests intense healing ability. If you wok though your own issues, you can help other people do so and inspire them with your example.
Pluto in Astrology Meaning
Pluto is the last planet in astrology. Located so far away from the Sun, Pluto is associated with darkness and shadow. Even though small and distant, Pluto is not for the faint-hearted. This planet is perhaps the most powerful in astrology, and it is known as the planet of intensity. Pluto is about extreme passion, extreme emotions, extreme violence.
Here is a list of some of the things Pluto rules in astrology:
- rebirth and renewal
- things hidden under the surface, the unknown
- the underworld
- the masses
Because of this, Pluto can be really dramatic. It is the ruling planet of Scorpio (in traditional and vedic astrology, Scorpio is ruled by Mars, the old ruler of this sign). Pluto is in accidental dignity in the eighth house.
Discovered only in 1930, Pluto is the slowest moving celestial body in astrology. It has an orbital period of 264 years. This means that Pluto spends several years in each sign of the Zodiac. The exact period varies, it ranges from 12 (in Scorpio) to 32 years (in Taurus).
Because of this large groups of people have the same Pluto sign. This makes Pluto a generational planet, similarly to Uranus and Neptune. The sign of these planets influences changes in the world and whole generations rather than individuals on a personal level.
If you want to learn more about Pluto, make sure to read this article about the meaning of Pluto in astrology.
The First House in the Natal Chart
The first house is traditionally connected with the zodiac sign Aries. Aries is a fierce, hot-headed, direct sign. It is ruled by Mars in astrology. The brave, pioneering nature is a perfect match for the first house, the house of beginnings=.
The cusp of the first house is the ascendant, the sign that came up on the eastern horizon at the time of your birth, as seen from the place where you were born. The ascendant is one of the most important points in the natal chart. It is highly personal to calculate it correctly, you have to know the exact time of your birth.
The key life area of the first house is the chart holder. This house describes you: what you look like, your style, your personality. It also shows the first impression you make on others and how they perceive you when they meet you. The first house shows your attitude to new beginnings and the world.
Planets in the first house suggest a person who has a complex personality, but sometimes too focused on themselves and doesn’t take others into consideration.
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