Sun Square Saturn Natal and Transit

Sun square Saturn Transit

Sun square Saturn maximum orb 5°00′.

Sun square Saturn natal represents tests and challenges that have to be overcome to get ahead in life. This aspect may cause difficulties early in life with self-esteem due to criticism from people, especially authority figures like your father. You may be too hard on yourself. As a result, you may be overly self-critical and suffer from poor self-esteem. If you judge yourself too harshly, other people will do the same, reinforcing this negativity.

Early hard lessons made you grow up quickly and get better at the things you struggled with. Like most Saturn aspects, this one gets better with age. You may have been a late bloomer, but you strive with determination and perseverance to overcome any setbacks and become a master of self-discipline, achievement, and responsibility.

Oprah Winfrey (0°03′) indeed started life with many complex challenges. She was an illegitimate child and practically abandoned, raped, and abused, which has led to lifelong insecurities.

Astrologer Zane Stein (0°16′) faced some personal trials which led him to raise his children as a single parent. With all this extra responsibility, he has still become a highly respected astrologer with many lasting achievements as a pioneer in Chiron and asteroid studies.

Salvador Dali (0°26′) had terrible Saturn responsibilities placed on him by his parents. He was named after his older brother, who died as a baby, and his parents forced him to wear his clothes as a reminder that he would never replace his dead brother.

Jason Alexander (0°38′) had many hardships as a youngster; he said he “was always scared as a kid of getting picked on or humiliated or beaten up by bigger kids.” He turned this around using comedy as a defense mechanism, leading to his great recognition.

Sun Square Saturn Transit

Sun square Saturn transit presents tests and challenges that can lead to pessimism and depression. Your ego may suffer because getting your way and reaching your goals is challenged. You may feel restricted or weighed down by specific duties and responsibilities. This is a test of your character. It would be best if you strived to meet your obligations now, or they will catch up with you further down the track.

You should not expect to feel light-hearted or happy because of coming under pressure through time limits or other essential duties at home, school or work. Your needs must be placed in the background to complete the given task.

You will likely come under pressure from whoever needs the job done, such as the boss, your father, or some other authority figure. Along the way, they will not make it easy for you with criticism, rejection or abuse.

You must show patience, determination, and a strong work ethic. The problem is that you will want to buck the system and avoid your responsibilities with a heavy feeling of guilt and restriction. As mentioned above, avoiding responsibility could lead to severe complications later. Even though you may try to ignore the consequences, your subconscious or inner voice will remember and give you a very unsettled and worried feeling. The longer you procrastinate, the worse the problem will become.

You may justifiably feel that you are being hard done by now and may experience rejection, isolation, sadness, discouragement and bad luck. The sooner you get to the hard work and get it done, the sooner your self-confidence will return. Though you probably won’t receive much praise or recognition, you will have overcome a major stumbling block and gained satisfaction. You will be better placed the next time you face such an obstacle.

This Sun square Saturn transit interpretation can also be read for a Solar Eclipse and New Moon square Saturn.

Sun Square Saturn Celebrities

Peggy Lee 0°01′, Oprah Winfrey 0°03′, Antonio Salieri 0°04′, Robert Graves 0°07′, Starhawk 0°07′, Prince Albert Victor 0°09′, Azaria Chamberlain 0°11′, Evan Rachel Wood 0°16′, Zane Stein 0°16′, Brenda Frazier 0°19′ John Derek 0°21′, Virginia Woolf 0°22′, Emma Watson 0°23′, George Harrison 0°26′, Salvador Dalí 0°26′, David Carradine 0°27′, Jane Fonda 0°27′, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 0°33′, Joseph Stalin 0°34′, Josephine Ford 0°35′, Jason Alexander 0°38′, John Howard 0°51′, Lilly Wachowski 0°56′, Gloria Estefan 0°59′, Robert Orville Anderson 1°01′, Leon Blum 1°02′, Kenneth Copeland 1°05′, Helmut Kohl 1°09′, Carole King 1°09, Divine 1°10′, James Earl Ray 1°11′, Ivan The Terrible 1°16′, Evelyn Waugh 1°17′, Chiang Kai-shek 1°30′.

Sun Square Saturn Dates

May 15, 2022
November 11, 2022
May 28, 2023
November 23, 2023
June 9, 2024
December 4, 2024
June 22, 2025
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74 thoughts on “Sun Square Saturn Natal and Transit

  1. Thanks Jamie. The late Prince Philip had this aspect (less than 1 degree) and experiienced early family tradgedy (abandoned age 10). A fine example of triumph over adversity.

  2. Today is one of my happiest day in this year. Why? Because I have reached the level of inner freedom, after years of hard inner struggles. No longer slave to the Matrix – ZODIAK! And it feels so good. JOY!

    • Hi Kelly. What do I replace illegitimate with, for Oprah Winfrey? I think that term was used in those days.

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