The Power of Pluto

The small planet of Pluto packs a gigantic punch! It’s interesting to me that this tiny giant was discovered in 1930 and its designation as an official “planet” has been debated until 2006 when it was re-classified as a “dwarf planet.” Pluto has had so much impact on the way we perceive astrology as well as the ways in which astrology can be used as a transformative tool. We’re now in the midst of a powerful grand cross, a configuration that includes Uranus in the sign of Aries, Pluto in Capricorn, Mars in Libra, and Jupiter in Cancer.  Under this grand cross, each planet sits right in the middle of each element: Air, Water, Fire and Earth. My interest in Pluto in this configuration is the magnitude of such a small object and its significance in terms of the cycle by which the individual and collective psyches are affected. Pluto’s symbolic associations include the Hindu god Shiva, and goddesses Kali and Shakti, Medusa,...
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