Pluto Square or Opposite Mars
© 2004 Curtis Manwaring
Transiting Pluto square or opposite your natal Mars. This is a time when you must be careful about potential clashes of ego. The energies of this transit can be very ruthless and strike with great force or violence. In work, there is the potential that you may push yourself so hard to get ahead that you have a health breakdown or injury. You may also push so hard that you stir up violent and subversive opposition to your efforts. You may have defend yourself against attack, not necessarily physically, but that potential certainly exists. Be careful about being in bad neighborhoods or in associations with shady individuals. At best there is bound to be alot of tension in the people around you. It is also best to avoid confrontations with authority figures, especially the police or military. This is a time when they might be on a power trip.
If Mars is lord of your 1st house, you may get into power struggles at this time. You feel physically invigorated but may push yourself beyond your limits and suffer injury or assault.
If lord of the 2nd, this may indicate catastrophic financial collapse, or the aquisition or loss of goods through criminal means. What you have may not last long.
If lord of the 3rd, stay away from high crime areas during this period. Your neighborhood may be infiltrated by gangs. Your neighbors may not be trustworthy now.
If lord of the 4th, your home may be in need of repairs. In extreme cases, it might be a condemned building. Indicates a home that might not be safe. You might have an insect or spider problem.
If lord of the 5th, avoid being too pushy or assertive to get what you want. Others may consider you a bully if you do.
If lord of the 6th, this indicates harsh working conditions and co-workers who may not be trustworthy. Be careful of your health now.
If lord of the 7th, partners may be very underhanded and manipulative now. A marriage may break up. Sometimes an indication of spousal abuse.
If lord of the 8th, be careful to avoid violent circumstances and shady neighborhoods. A partner may be suffering financial collapse.
If lord of the 9th, avoid travel to foreign countries and fanatics, as this combination indicates violence while abroad. Terrorism is a manifestation of this type of energy.
If lord of the 10th, can indicate success as an athlete if this is your career, but other fields usually show a negative manifestation such as acquisition of power by ruthless means.
If lord of the 11th, your acquaintances may have shady connections or ulterior motives. You generally only keep a few close friends anyway.
If lord of the 12th, this can be useful for spying or undercover operations. What you do now often goes unnoticed and stays secret.