Film & TV

Pan’s Labyrinth and the Power of Imagination

A perfect example of the Pluto archetype can be found in Guillermo del Toro’s gothic horror masterpiece Pan’s Labyrinth. It’s a melancholic, imaginative tale with an ambiguous ending – like all good fairytales before they were sanitised for children. The film references loads of other fantasy films and fairytales, including Little Red Riding Hood, Alice… Continue reading Pan’s Labyrinth and the Power of Imagination

Astro Journal · Mythology

Planet Myths: The Story Behind Pluto

Pluto represents how you relate to the cycles of life and death and the process of transformation. It’s associated with the primordial instincts and the elemental forces of nature and power. Whether you’re ready or not, Pluto confronts you with the necessity for regeneration and the evolution of your soul. Pluto is a dwarf planet… Continue reading Planet Myths: The Story Behind Pluto

Dharma Diary

A Fateful Encounter and an Unscheduled Pause…

It’s been quiet around here for the last couple of weeks and I’ve fallen behind in my writing schedule. But I have the perfect excuse: I’ve broken my left wrist and thrown everything out of whack. No more touch-typing for me – at least for a while – and pecking out words one letter at… Continue reading A Fateful Encounter and an Unscheduled Pause…

Astrology

Jupiter Transits to Pluto

When Jupiter transits natal Pluto the desire for growth and expansion influences how you use your inner power and how you evolve on a deep unconscious level. Jupiter represents the aspiration to improve your life and expand into new experiences by broadening your horizons. When Jupiter transits Pluto it expands your unconscious depths so it’s… Continue reading Jupiter Transits to Pluto

Astrology

Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Pluto

Pluto represents how you regenerate and experience death and rebirth. The essential keywords for Pluto are: Renewal, Transformation, and Evolution. Desires represented by Pluto: the urge to penetrate the depths of experience and experience renewal Needs represented by Pluto: the need to evolve and let go of the old self Pluto in the Signs: Rules… Continue reading Astrological Keywords for the Planets: Pluto