Saturn – Pluto is a cycle of 33 years characterised by:

- represents a process of crisis, transformation, destruction of the current system, authority figures or institutions; sabotage;

- deeply forces, archetypes find real people, institutions to manifest and try to control the world, often by destruction and violent means; eruption of the collective unconscious;

- the conflicts generated are based much more on feelings, emotional issues than a conflict generat by Uranus with Saturn, for example; the aspect may symbolise that disregarding ones religion, civilisation, way to live, values, culture may generate anger and lead to war soon or later; the issue of persecutor and persecuted;

- fight for domination, control, power;

- wars, which usually break out at the conjunction and opposition;

- cataclysmic events.


 

Saturn – Pluto current cycle

 

1.   1982 – 2020, 28 Libra – first conjunction on 8 November 1982

 

General delineation

The current Saturn – Pluto cycle (chart of the cycle is the picture below) has the following characteristics:

- it seems to be connected with the oil issue, and with the Middle East, as an instrument to dominate the world;

- terrorist activity of the Islamic fundamentalists is an issue of this cycle, as a reaction to the dominating position of the United States and its allies;

 

Saturn_Pluto_1982.bmp 

 

a)    First conjunction (1981 – 1983) – Saturn conjunct Pluto in Libra

- The Iran – Iraq war started (1980 – 1988) started just before this cycle  

- support for the Talibans by the United States in the war against Russia in Afghanistan;

- support for the Iraq by the United States and other countries in the war against Iran;

- The Falklands War (1982) was a conflict between United Kingdom and Argentina; the oil reserve near the island could be an important reason of the interest for this area.

 

b)    First square (1992 – 1994) – Saturn in Aquarius square Pluto in Scorpio

- the war in Yugoslavia began (1991 – 1999)  

- the terrorist bombing attack of World Trade Center from 1993; 

c)    Opposition (2001 – 2003) – Saturn in Gemini opposes Pluto in Sagittarius

- The September 11 terrorist attacks were a series of four suicide attacks that were committed in the United States on September 11, 2001, coordinated to strike the areas of New York City and Washington, D.C.; it a reversal of the beginning of the cycle when USA supported the Talibans against Russia, terrorism was seeded by the USA military help given to Islamic militants in Afghanistan in 1983;

- in October 2011, the War in Afghanistan (2001 – present) began, as a response after the 9/11 events; 

- terrorism became a global problem and serious measures were taken to protect against that threat which could come from anywhere; it was also a war related with religious problems, as the terrorists are mainly Islam fundamentalists;

- the Iraq War (2003 – 2011) started in 2003 with the invasion of the United States and United Kingdom in Iraq, which claimed that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction, but they found nothing; critics say that they looked for connections with terrorism and tried to control a country with important oil reserves;

- economic recession;

d)    Second square (2009 – 2011) – Saturn in Libra square Pluto in Capricorn

- one of the deadliest earthquakes in history (over 230.000 deaths) took place in Haiti, Port-au-Prince, on January 12, 2010