In the chart wheel, the sixth house is the house of service. Pluto in sixth house people can find their personal power through learning to help others with their efforts.
If you have this placement in your birth chart, you can learn how to interpret it in this article.
You are a hard worker, but you are also self-willed and dislike being controlled.
Pluto in the sixth house often brings jealousy, intrigue, power struggles in the life areas affected. This placement can indicate challenges in your workplace.
You have to make conscious effort to get along well with your coworkers with this placement. With hard aspects, they see you as intimidating and disagreeable. Alternatively, this placement can play out as you seeing your colleagues threatening.
Finding the proper work-life balance is hard for you. You are often obsessed with your job, what can also hurt your health in the long run. This placement can indicate obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Pluto in the sixth house is somewhat similar to having Scorpio on the cusp of the sixth house, but more intense.
Keep reading to learn more about this placement in the natal chart!
Natal Pluto in Sixth House
Pluto’s house in the natal chart rarely represents an easy area of life. In the life areas governed by this house, you can experience transformation, finding wisdom and your power, but also power struggles, deep fear, and even trauma. This is often a painful area, with no easy way out. The only way to make the most out of Pluto’s house is by acknowledging the hardships and facing your demons.
Generally speaking, planets in the sixth house frequently indicate a workaholic. Pluto here can take this to the next level. In astrology, this planet is connected with intensity and obsession. Many people with a Pluto in sixth house are obsessive about their work.
This placement suggests that you see your job as a way to gain power and authority.
If you have this placement in your birth chart, you want to be the best at what you do. However, this can make your relationship with your colleagues full of power struggles. Pluto here can indicate perfectionism.
This placement suggests that your routines are very important to you. You can be obsessively attached to them. If you are blocked from organizing your day according to your routines, you become stressed and anxious, possibly using aggression as a coping mechanism. Pluto in sixth house sticks to their rituals almost religiously.
Others might consider your day-to-day activities (or your obsessive-compulsive attitude towards them) morbid.
Some people with this placement have unusual pets, such as a snake or spider.
Pluto in Sixth House and Work
Having a Scorpionic job is another way how a natal Pluto in sixth house can manifest in your life. These include anything related to other people’s money, death, crime, sex, investigation, psychology. Research or a healing profession are also common.
For people with this placement, it is important to have a job they can be passionate about.
It is important that the sixth house describes your job, how you make a living, not your career or profession (that is seen through the tenth house in the natal chart).
Pluto in sixth house can indicate rivalry with your coworkers or a challenging relationship with your boss. Hard aspects to Pluto here can indicate that you are dictatorial in the workplace or that you have a dictatorial coworker.
If you are an employer, it can happen that your workers see you as threatening and intimidating. Your relationship is often based on fear. Clashes and power struggles can be present in your work life with a natal Pluto in sixth house.
This placement suggests that you don’t like wasteful practices. You can be fanatic about how things should be done.
Pluto in the sixth house does not respond well to criticism.
This placement can indicate jealousy, intrigue, betrayal in your work life. You can be possessive about your results and you are very competitive.
Pluto in the sixth house suggests that you hate to be controlled. You need a lot of space to work the best. A well-aspected Pluto here can indicate positions where you have a lot of power.
Some people with this placement change jobs frequently, often because of some conflict in the workplace. This can cause hardships in your life, but it doesn’t stop you from leaving. You are often self-destructive in this area of life.
A well-aspected Pluto in sixth house suggests that you are effective and have a powerful capacity to get things done. You have a lot of energy and you put a lot of effort into your work. You are able to cut though the superficial things, and get to the heart of the matter.
Pluto in Sixth House and Health
Besides work, health is another important life area governed by the sixth house in astrology. Pluto in the sixth house often pushes you to the point where the only way to stop is if your health forces you to take a break. This placement can indicate health issues. These are often the consequence of high pressure in your job.
The good side of Pluto here is strong regenerative ability. You are able to get away with little resources for some time, but you should strive for a more balanced lifestyle, and pay attention to your diet and get enough exercise.
This placement can indicate problems with your mental health, phobias, or anxiety. Hard aspects to Pluto can indicate mysterious health problems, chronic illnesses, or eating disorders.
With Pluto here, it is important to channelize the energy of this planet constructively.
Pluto in Astrology
In astrology, Pluto is one of the planets with the worst reputation. Located so far away from the Sun, Pluto is the planet of darkness and mystery. It often suggests a problematic life area where you have traumatic experiences.
It takes 248 years for Pluto to make a full circle around the Sun. Because of its long orbital period, Pluto spends several years, even decades in each zodiac sign. This makes it more important in houses or a personal level, as many people have the same Pluto sign in their charts. Pluto by signs influences society and changes in the world rather than people as individuals.
In astrology, Pluto is the modern ruler of Scorpio, previously ruled by Mars. It is in accidental dignity in the natural house of Scorpio, the eighth house.
Pluto is associated with:
In the natal chart, the house of Pluto shows where you undergo deep transformation. This process is often traumatic and painful, but in the end, you become stronger and wiser. Pluto can also indicate power struggles, intensity, finding your personal power in the life areas governed by the house of your Pluto.
To understand what Pluto is all about in astrology better, read this article about the astrological meaning of Pluto.
The Sixth House in the Natal Chart
In the chart wheel, the sixth house is the natural house of Virgo. Virgo is a sign that is organized, detail-oriented, hard-working. Because of this, it complements well the life areas of the sixth house. This house is mainly associated with service in astrology.
In astrology, the sixth house governs:
- your day job, how you make a living
- your customers
- people who provide you a service, such as your hairdresser or waiter
- daily routines
- how you take care of your body.
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