If you know some astrology, you know that Pluto is never an easy planet to deal with. Because of its intensity, it represents a challenge both in a natal chart and in synastry.
In this article, you can learn how to interpret the Sun conjunct Pluto aspect.
In the birth chart, the Sun conjunct Pluto natal aspect reveals that you have above-average regeneration skills, an innate talent for psychology, and high ambitions.
If you have this natal aspect, you are a Plutonian: Pluto’s influence is strong in your horoscope. Pluto is a fascinating and complex planet in astrology, however, it’s also dark and intense. People who have this natal aspect are like that, too: dark and intense.
Pluto aspects in synastry suggest depth and a dark flavor to the relationship. It is passionate and there is a magnetic attraction. Pluto in contact with the other person’s personal planets is very important in the chart: the Sun conjunct Pluto synastry aspect is no exception.
When you see this aspect in a synastry chart, you can expect intensity and an obsessive relationship.
Keep reading to learn more about Sun conjunct Pluto synastry charts!
Sun Conjunct Pluto Synastry Meaning in Astrology
What happens when one person’s Sun is conjunct the other person’s Pluto in a synastry chart?
It’s very important that creating a mutually beneficial, fulfilling relationship takes effort and it needs both partners to be mature and committed. No aspects can make or break the relationship, we all have free will, and the final outcome depends on us.
Sun conjunct Pluto in synastry suggests that the relationship will be an enormous influence on both of you. Pluto does not leave a stone standing. You unconsciously know this, and in the beginning, people are often reluctant to get into a Sun conjunct Pluto synastry relationship.
When Pluto is involved with a personal planet in the synastry chart, you have a Plutonic relationship.
Sun conjunct Pluto synastry aspect is one of the aspects that give a Plutonic flavor to the relationship, but you should also watch out for Pluto-Moon, Pluto-Venus, Pluto-Mars aspects in the chart. When talking about the Sun conjunct Pluto synastry, the sign where the conjunction takes place is very important.
When this planet is involved in a synastry chart, it suggests a magnetic attraction.
In the beginning of the relationship, the Sun person is fascinated by the Pluto person’s charisma and sex appeal.
The Pluto person, on the other hand, is drawn to the personality and the energy of the Sun person. They are captivated by the Sun person’s light and warmness. The Pluto person likes how the Sun person expresses themselves, and they often find them physically attractive, too.
At the same time, the Sun person is almost hypnotized by the Pluto person.
In synastry, Sun conjunct Pluto can make the relationship quite addictive. It’s hard to get out of Plutonian relationships, even though they can get frustratingly complex. The dynamics here suggest pulling away and coming back periodically. You are so drawn to each other that it is hard to go away for good and all.
Pluto is the planet of intimacy and deep bonding in astrology. Sexuality is an important aspect of relationships where Pluto is in contact with personal planets in the synastry chart. You find each other irresistible. Sun conjunct Pluto synastry suggests that you are physically very drawn to each other, especially the Pluto person to the Sun person. Plutonian relationships are intense and passionate.
The Sun person supports the Pluto person to be their real self. However, this is not always pleasant, if there are skeletons coming out of the closet, as you will see in a moment.
Sun conjunct Pluto relationships don’t necessarily last for a long time, but whether it will be a short, unsuccessful relationship or a fulfilling, happy one is up to both of you. You have to analyze the chart as a whole to find the highest probability: one aspect is not enough.
Sun Conjunct Pluto Synastry: Obsession and Magnetism
In astrology, the Sun represents your conscious self, your ego, who you really are. When this planet comes into contact with the partner’s Pluto, clashes can (and do) happen.
Pluto shows your insecurities and where you were hurt in the past. This planet in astrology is connected with betrayal and trust issues, very painful scars that still ache. When this point in the birth chart is touched by another person’s Sun, the Sun’s light makes these past issues come to the surface.
In a Sun conjunct Pluto synastry aspect, the Sun person illuminates the Pluto person’s unconscious and secret parts.
Plutonian relationships can transform and regenerate you, if you as a couple manage to live out its positive manifestation. A Plutonian relationship can be very healing. Here, the Sun person can use the transformation power of the Pluto person. Pluto intensifies everything it comes into contact with. When it is conjunct the Sun, it boosts your energy and willpower.
Some type of spiritual death and rebirth is very probable with this aspect in the synastry chart. These deep transformations can help you evolve and grow into a wiser version of yourself. Pluto helps us understand the mysteries of life.
But there is a dark side to Pluto, too. It is connected with the underworld, fears, obsession, jealousy, rage, and revenge in astrology.
When the Pluto person feels that they have lost the attention of the Sun person, they become angry and jealous. If they are immature, this can manifest in destructive behavior. Playing mind games can also happen when Pluto is involved in a relationship. This is usually part of a bigger issue, which is our next point.
In astrology, Pluto is fascinated by power and control. It wants them really badly. Sun conjunct Pluto synastry suggests that games oriented on having the upper hand are frequent in the relationship.
When Pluto is involved in a relationship, power struggles are inevitable. Depending on the rest of the chart, this can be scaled up to straightforward abusive behavior, while in other cases, it’s a challenge to be overcome, but it’s definitely milder if there are no other disharmonious aspects in the synastry chart.
Pluto is a planet that gets what it wants at any price. It has enormous destructive power: when it gets out of control, Pluto can blow your whole life up. Plutonian relationships reflect this intensity and depth, however, this makes them challenging to deal with.
Sun Conjunct Pluto Natal Aspect Meaning
“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.”― Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart:
What does it mean if there is a Sun conjunct Pluto natal aspect in your chart?
This aspect makes you charismatic and impossible to ignore.
Sun conjunct Pluto natal people have an inner powerhouse. Pluto is all about intensity and scaling to the extremes. When the energies of this planet blend together with the Sun in a Sun-Pluto conjunction, your vitality and energy is multiplied. Sun-Pluto aspects in the natal chart make you a force of nature.
However, Pluto aspects are never easy, neither is this one easy. Pluto is named after the god of the underworld in Roman mythology, and indeed, Plutonian experiences hold the key to the darkness.
This darkness is scary because you don’t know what lies in there, you don’t know what to expect.
Sun conjunct Pluto natal makes you very, very intense. People with their Sun conjunct Pluto often struggle when young. You need a lot of time to learn how to use this aspect. With the conjunction, the energies of the planets completely merge, and whenever they show up, they are bond together.
People who have Pluto strong in their charts can seem confusing to others. They are protective and loyal, but if you betray them or they loose their trust in you some other way, they become cold and unforgiving.
With this placement, you sometimes feel like your Sun sign was Scorpio. There is a lot of eighth house energy to the Sun conjunct Pluto natal aspect. No matter how long you have known a Sun conjunct Pluto person, they will always stay mysterious and hard to understand to some extent. This aspect makes you secretive and reserved.
With the Sun conjunct Pluto natal aspect, self-renewal is a recurring theme in your life. You undergo a lot of transformations.
Some people voluntarily seek these experiences, such as psychotherapy, while others are forced to do so, However, death and rebirth are central here. Through them, you get to understand yourself better and better. Once you work through your own hardships, you can help others to do the same.
In some cases, Sun-Pluto contacts in the natal chart indicate severe trauma and abuse (but this is more the case with the hard aspects, especially Sun opposite Pluto in the natal chart). Usually, there are some challenging and painful experiences in childhood here, but it is definitely intense.
These extremely painful experiences unfortunately don’t disappear: there is a tendency to hide your pain, sometimes even from yourself. Sun-Pluto people often push down these memories. Integrating the hurt part of yourself is a very painful process, but if you manage it, it gives you the famous Plutonian superpower, discussed in the next chapter.
Sun-Pluto Aspects in the Natal Chart: Seeing Through
People who have Sun-Pluto aspects in their birth charts have an x-ray vision. They can immediately assess if what you are saying has a meaning or if you are just talking through your hat. With this aspect, you have a disdain for superficiality.
However, the world is often superficial. Sun-Pluto aspects are not easy to master. Usually, people who have a Sun conjunct Pluto natal aspect need some time to learn how to deal with this conjunction. The intensity of Sun conjunct Pluto is impossible to hide: the rays of the Sun shine through everything.
Others can sense this Plutonian aura around you. As you get older, you build up an authoritative and powerful presence. Chances are that with a Sun-Pluto natal aspect you will develop into someone who is not to be messed with. Other people react to you very strongly. You can be a quite controversial person with this aspect.
With the Sun conjunct Pluto in the natal chart, you notice inconsistency and contradictions. In astrology, Pluto wants to reveal the truth. You can immediately notice when someone is lying to you. It’s nearly impossible to lie to you with your natal Sun conjunct Pluto.
Because you have an insight into the human nature, you tend to see the world darker than perhaps it is. You call yourself a realist, which you are, but this realism draws to pessimism.
A prominent Pluto in the birth chart makes you an excellent investigator. You can concentrate very deeply. If you set up your mind to do something, you are fixated on the goal and there is nothing that can stop you.
Sun conjunct Pluto is often drawn to topics that frighten most people. You are often morbid and you have a dark sense of humor.
With a strong Pluto, sex plays a big role in your life. The Sun conjunct Pluto in the natal chart suggests a sexually expressive person. You possess a certain magnetism, and you are very charismatic and seductive. Your relationships are usually intense, and you are often drawn to powerful and sometimes shady people.
Sun Conjunct Pluto in Scorpio
The three outer planets: Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto are called generational planets in astrology.
Because it takes them long to obit the Sun, outer planets stay in the same zodiac sign for several years. Their influence by signs is felt on a generational level rather than as an individual.
However, when these planets are conjunct important personal points in the birth chart (such as the ascendant or the Midheaven) or personal points, they should not be neglected.
If you were born between 1983 and 1995 (except retrograde periods) and you have the Sun conjunct Pluto in your natal chart, this aspect becomes even more important, you will see in a moment why.
Every zodiac sign has a ruling planet in astrology. The ruling planet of Scorpio is Pluto: here this planet becomes even more powerful. If the conjunction takes place in Scorpio in your birth chart, this almost makes you a double Scorpio. You have a Scorpio Sun covered with pure Plutonic energy.
The Sun conjunct Pluto in Scorpio doubles down on all traits of Scorpio. You carry a lot of Pluto’s energy with your natal Sun conjunct Pluto in Scorpio, and it can be hard to deal with all this intensity sometimes.
The Sun in Astrology
To fully understand the Sun’s aspects, you have to know what this luminary represents in astrology.
The Sun is the central element of the birth chart. It’s the heart of it. The importance of the Sun in astrology cannot be overestimated: this luminary is the source of life and in the natal chart, it represents the very core of who you are. When you are in tune with your Sun, you feel happy and fulfilled.
The Sun is the ruling planet of the zodiac sign Leo in astrology. It is in accidental dignity in the fifth house: the house of joy and pleasure. The Sun represents the masculine or active principle in astrology.
Some of the things connected with the Sun:
- the father
- the husband/you as a husband
When analyzing the Sun in the natal chart, it’s essential to pay attention both to its house, sign, and aspects.
If you want to learn more about the Sun, you should check out this article about the meaning of the Sun in astrology.
Pluto in Astrology
Pluto is the furthest planet from the Sun. It is hidden and mysterious: Pluto rules all things hidden under the surface in astrology. However, the fact that you can’t see it doesn’t mean that it doesn’t exist.
Pluto rules investigation and deep transformation in astrology. It’s about digging deep and finding the root of the problem. Psychology and the occult are some of things connected with this planet. People who have Pluto strong in their charts thrive on transformation.
Pluto is also connected with obsession, magnetism, charisma, seduction, passion. Pluto rules magic and alchemy: it’s both about turning one material into a different one and about bonding with a different individual on a very deep level and becoming touched by each other.
The role of Pluto in astrology is to help us let go of what doesn’t serve us anymore.
If you want to learn more about this planet, read this article about the meaning of Pluto in astrology.
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