When transiting Pluto conjuncts your natal Sun, you experience a compulsive need to make drastic changes in your life. Indeed, a complete transformation into a “new you” takes place. The need to shed limitations and restrictions from your life is strong during this transit. Your instincts essentially guide you at this time. Unresolved issues from the past beg your attention at the moment. You are not willing to compromise your goals at this time, and insist on having your own way. This transit often coincides with losses, which may come in the form of break-ups, relocation, or the death of old habits. While “letting go” is difficult, it is necessary to successfully re-invent yourself. Your desire for power over your own life, as well as the lives of others, is especially strong at the moment. Others will notice your determination and motivation at this time. Your desire to make these changes, however, may make others see you as selfish and ruthless.
Pluto trine or sextile your natal Sun: This transit indicates increased dedication and concentration on your personal goals. Bad habits and restrictive circumstances and relationships are likely to be shed during this transit, in order to clear the path towards self-regeneration. You are uncompromising in your goals, and your motivation to make these changes is increased. Change is easier to make during this cycle, which can enable you to make significant strides in your life. You are strongly driven by your instincts at the moment, and your confidence is increased. Your commitment to your goals is high, as is your self-assuredness. Your desire for power over your own life, and the lives of others, increases during this cycle. Indeed, this is usually a successful time for the individual, due to the positive changes that take place.
Pluto square or opposite your natal Sun: This transit indicates significant internal changes, determination, and assertiveness. You feel the need to make significant changes in your life, and to gain a greater amount of personal power and recognition. Past issues and decisions may come back to haunt you, begging your attention. You are likely to encounter the hidden side of yourself or others, and may react in compulsive ways to protect yourself. Stripping away the unauthentic and false from your life occurs at this time, giving way to inner transformation. In pursuit of your objectives, you are likely to overlook the needs of others. Harmful habits are shed, and the desire for personal transformation is strong. You may be so driven by instinct at the moment, that you do things without a clear, rational reason. You are unwilling to compromise, almost to the point of fanaticism. Power struggles with others are common during this cycle, as you are unwilling to compromise your objectives. Indeed, others may find you overbearing and insistent, as well as intolerant. This transit often coincides with a ‘death’ of some sort: the death of a relationship, a way of life, or a physical death of someone close to you. Personally, I know quite a few women whose fathers have died during this transit.
Check the house position of your Sun and which house the Sun rules in your chart in order to get a better idea of how the transit will manifest.
If the Sun rules, or is situated in your 1st house , a radical transformation of your physical appearance and personal identity is indicated. You may appear more confident, ruthless, and overbearing to others.
If the Sun rules, or is situated in your 2nd house , a transformation of your personal values, as well as your finances, is likely to occur. You may radically transform your financial situation and spending habits.
If the Sun rules, or is situated in your 3rd house , your communication and mental focus are stronger. You are likely to become more suspicious of others. You will enjoy deep study and penetrating beneath the root of subjects during this time. You relationships with siblings or neighbors may become more serious during this time.
If the Sun rules, or is situated in your 4th house , a change in residence is possible. During the hard aspects, a death of a family member may occur.
If the Sun rules, or is situated in your 5th house , your approach to love and romance are transformed. Casual fun just won’t do during this time. This transit can also indicate pregnancy. If you already have children, you may encounter power struggles with them at this time.
If the Sun rules, or is situated in your 6th house , your desire to get ahead in your career is stimulated. This transit indicates you will work very hard at this time. Health problems may pop up during this cycle. A complete transformation of your eating and exercise routines may take place.
If the Sun rules, or is situated in your 7th house , a separation from your partner may take place, especially in the case of hard transits. Otherwise, this transit can indicate intensified relationships. You and your partner may experience power struggles. This transit can also bring someone new into your life, with whom you have an intense and transformative relationship.
If the Sun rules, or is situated in your 8th house , a death of someone close to you may take place. You may be drawn to sexual taboos at this time. Issues surrounding joint resources are likely to transform during this transit.
If the Sun rules, or is situated in your 9th house , a transformation of your beliefs and/or religious system may take place. Your worldview is likely to change. You may travel somewhere, and discover something new about yourself. You may become interested in philosophy and higher education during this time.
If the Sun rules, or is situated in your 10th house , your desire to get ahead in your career takes on utmost importance in your life. You may be placed in a position of power. Power struggles with superiors may take place during hard transits.
If the Sun rules, or is situated in your 1 1th house, your circle of friends is likely to unde rgo significant change. A transformation of your long-term goals may also occur during this cycle.
If the Sun rules, or is situated in your 12th house, issues and secrets from the past may come back to haunt you. You may prefer solitude during this cycle. Spiritual transformation is likely at this time.