The presence of Pluto in the house of one’s roots gives a very intense childhood and family. Of course, this very much depends on Pluto’s condition and on the aspects that it receives from other planets. This is a rather difficult placement for the transformative planet, as it forces the chart holder to become strong in his early years, to be able to confront the emotional challenges imposed. As the 4th house rules one’s mother, Pluto in the 4th house makes her very domineering and controlling. She wants to interfere in the native’s life even when he is a grownup, and is constantly putting her nose in his activities. The native’s father might also be of such a nature; nevertheless, it is the mother who strives for control.
This planet in 4th house shows that family relationships can be tinged with secrecy, mystery, passion, and therefore also revolt or rebellion (depending on aspects). It is moreover in this family domain and the home that the native is brought to question himself and to evolve mainly. The influence of the parents always seems quite strong in this position (whether well or badly experienced). Then it is obvious that this can also cause difficulties in dialogue or differences of opinion with the spouse in adulthood at home, or the fact of experiencing significant transformations. The family may also have been marked by major crises (loss, death, etc.). You should know that Pluto in the 4th house shows that there is always a need to understand the roots, the past,
With positive aspects of Saturn, there will be more tenacity and ability to find stability when challenged, with those of Jupiter, there will be more ability to guide and convince, and more ease of integration , with those of Mars, it is the combativeness that will be reinforced and the taking of initiatives with the aim of renewal, with those of Venus, the affective perhaps source of positive transformation, with those of Mercury, it is the ability to understand and diagnose, therefore favorable to genealogical research for example, with those of the Moon, there will be more psychological sense and ability to listen, with those of the Sun, the native will have important inner forces of family regeneration.
With negative aspects of Saturn, it will be the difficulty of re-stabilizing after any family transformation and perhaps the feeling of “imprisonment” at home, with those of Jupiter, there can be fear of failure and difficulty of integration, with those of Mars, it will be the tendency to want to act too radically to change things at home, with those of Venus, it is the risk of trial or emotional crisis at the family level, with those of Mercury, there will be too much tension and verbal provocation but also things not said or hidden, with those of the Moon, there is a risk of family crisis or with or for a parent, with those of the Sun, the native may have difficulty to bear the constraints and parental authority, hence revolt and questioning, including the father.
As always, it is necessary to synthesize the aspects to Pluto taking into account the sign of the 4th house which is the backdrop of how this area is experienced.
Each planets have a different effect on you, depending on which house and sign they reside in. In order to find out where they are located in your natal chart, you can use our free birth chart generator. Also, examine the aspects that they form with other planets in your chart. You will understand a lot more about the detailed role that they have in your horoscope.