Transiting Pluto In Capricorn – What Pluto in Capricorn Means

What does Pluto in Capricorn mean?

Pluto transiting Capricorn

What happens when Pluto enters Capricorn?

  • Changes in political and economic power structures- the birthing of new governmental systems
  • Questioning traditions like 9-5, marriage, following authority blindly, religion and conformity
  • Questioning our prejudices and the things we become too believed as the truth about over selves and the world
  • Working for individual and social unity
  • Promotion or changing the jobs
  • A lot of public criticism of influential figures
  • When Pluto was in Capricorn in 1762-1777, the American declaration of independence was signed in 1776
  • Great uncertainty before powerful transformation
  • Possibility of the birth of a new educational, legal, social, religious and political procedures
  • The realisation that all human beings should be given a chance to develop their full potential regardless of age, race, sexuality or any discriminating factor.
  • Increase in self-discipline and transformation
  • Increased pressure to achieve personal goals
  • Starting from scratch in a new profession or educational course
  • Letting go of past habits, relationships and thought patterns that no longer work for you
  • Destroying the past so you can build the new
  • Think in terms of we, rather than I, but taking care of the needs of the I also.

How long does Pluto stay in Capricorn


Pluto stays in Capricorn for 16 years, from, November 27, 2008 to January 21, 2024, with a few retrogrades in the same sign, read more here.

Transiting Pluto in Capricorn, taking personal responsibility for your life

When Pluto is transiting in Capricorn on a personal level, they will be striving to achieve more in your life; this can be in your personal life or career level.

They will be significant changes in your professional life, this can be changing your job, university or college course, taking more responsibility in your work, starting your own business.

This can be a time of great personal awakening as the focus turns towards finding out what you really want out of life, even if you’re not the type to ask this kind of philosophical question you could now.

Pluto in the Capricorn house can negatively influence your social reputation and personal life, as you may decide to make drastic changes.

If you, unlike most humans, as it stands, and you know where you’re going and made the right choices for you in your past, this can be a time of great success.

For the majority, you will look at how you have to block your professional or personal development.

This could be by the lifestyle you have chosen to live or the ways your destructive habits, thoughts, and relationships have hindered your progression.

Facing reality

Because Pluto stays in Capricorn for a long time, on average 14 years, you may spend a few years of this lost or between jobs, as you figure out what you want to do with your life.

Pluto’s job in Capricorn is to get you, to get honest about your ambitions and the obstacles that stop you from achieving them.

This can cause ruthless setbacks in your professional life that can be quite destructive at first, but in the long run, you may look back at this time of uncertainty as being for the best.

Some of you may have to face the consequences of any unethical and ruthless actions that you have taken whilst establishing and advancing your career during the Pluto in Capricorn phase.

On the political and social level, corrupt actions of community or global leaders can be exposed, and secrets hidden for years can come to light, such as the scandals exposed in the me-too movement.

Many mighty people have and will fall under this transit, but this means that many good people can also rise to the top of their professions.

Pluto in Capricorn works in a determined way to bring wide-scale fraud and sleaze to light so that the governmental and other systems that upheld corruption can be transformed into more equal or humanitarian systems.

For this reason, on a personal level, it is best not to take shortcuts or use manipulation to get what you want when Pluto is transiting in Capricorn because sooner or later, your deceptions will come to light.

fierce and unnerving changes

Pluto transiting Capricorn can be brutal, but try and keep your head above water and roll with the tides, make a strategic plan to relearn any skills you’re missing or go in a completely new direction professionally or educationally.

Many people report being a different person after this transit than they were when it started, do not rush; take your time as if you hurry, you may end up going round in circles.

 It is best to focus on getting to the bottom of who you are and what you want first, preparing yourself mentally and physically.

 For any new job or educational or professional training, rather than applying only to find yourself not ready and you may quit halfway through.

Do your best not to worry; although it can be challenging as many internal and external changes occur, it can be hard to relax, have some fun, and relieve inner tension.

Spending time in nature may help, playing computer games, self-reflection, watching tv shows or films, be it in moderation, as yano you have a career and personal life to transform.

Avoid complaining for the sake of it; look for solutions instead, allow yourself to grieve for what’s lost at this time but, move on, don’t get stuck in a rut.

This is a time for well thought out change not sporadic, or drastic change, slowly does it; if you have substantial Pluto aspects in your birth chart or if Pluto Is in your 1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th or 12th house, you will feel this transit deeper.

Making drastic changes to your lifestyle, especially if other aspects in your natal or transit chart support this, you may become more focused on making the best of your time, money and other resources while transiting Pluto is in Capricorn.

Letting go-grow

You may decide to join or start some sort of political, social, financial or occult group that works towards the upliftment- elevation of humanity, or you may focus on your personal development, which will help raise the collective consciousness.

We have already collectively started to look into how we blindly follow the status quo and have begun to question those in authority in our governmental and medical fields.

They have also been a growing interest in self-employment and freelancing as we question the validity of working a 9-5 job that doesn’t even cover our basic cost of living. Many people are deciding to leave the system.

Yet the media propaganda machine is working hard to induce far in people daily. Yet, many are seeing pass the illusion of wealth and power to the actual cost of the 1% control, which is poverty, violence and other forms of inequality for the 99%.


When Pluto is transiting in Capricorn, this means :


Pluto in Capricorn is in the 1st house of those born with the Sun in Capricorn

Pluto in Capricorn is in the 2nd house of those born with the Sun in Sagittarius

Pluto in Capricorn is in the 3rd house of those born with the Sun in Scorpio

Pluto in Capricorn is in the 4th house of those born with the Sun in Libra

Pluto in Capricorn is in the 5th house of those born with the Sun in Virgo

Pluto in Capricorn is in the 6th house of those born with the Sun in Leo

Pluto in Capricorn is in the 7th house of those born with the Sun in Cancer

Pluto in Capricorn is in the 8th house of those born with the Sun in Gemini

Pluto in Capricorn is in the 9th house of those born with the Sun in Taurus

Pluto in Capricorn is in the 10th house of those born with the Sun in Aries

Pluto in Capricorn is in the 11th house of those born with the Sun in Pisces

Pluto in Capricorn is in the 12th house of those born with the Sun in Aquarius

Read about Pluto retrograde here

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