©June 2011 by Fabienne Lopez
Jupiter is in detriment in Gemini, somewhat comfortable in Libra, and in Aquarius. These placements indicate a certain difficulty of Jupiter with the Air element.
Among the elements, Air is the one to possess the greatest amount of perspective due to its objective nature.
Faith, truth, and ability to unfold the mysteries of the higher mind are qualities brought on by Jupiter and allow those with this placement to communicate in a convincing and broad manner with others. The personification of Jupiter in Air signs would be the “preacher” or the “communicator” capable of expanding information and disseminate the knowledge gathered through a wide system.
However, Jupiter’s role in Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius goes beyond broad learning, mastering a comprehensive range of skills and implementing humanitarian ideals. Intellectual concepts are meaningless if not allowed to benefit others, which is why airy Jupiter natives are skillful at fostering exchanges aimed at developing a larger consciousness in Mankind and social improvement. They show remarkable competency in that area while maintaining a balanced and objective attitude, fair-mindedness, and a diplomatic approach when sharing information.
On the downside, Jupiter can aggrandize the individual’s enthusiasm to utilize his creative mind, as a tool for exploring new ideas by basing them on too ample focus and losing practicality. The difficulty stems from restricting themselves to theory and seldom pursuing a practical application for those visions.
The general lesson for the airy Jupiter is to direct his intellectual ability towards the future without overly lapsing into a “mind expansion” set disconnected from inner faith and a vision for a better society.
For Gemini, it means to improve oneself by acquiring a wide range of skills, and developing broad learning focus geared towards enhancing good (rational and logical) communication with others. He is sometimes hindered by a changeable curiosity and excessive thinking and worrying; characteristics which impede Jupiter in Gemini from sharpening his reasoning powers and prevents him from transmitting his knowledge to a wider network.
Libra’s mission is to learn how to communicate with others through a balanced and objective attitude, fair-mindedness goal, and a diplomatic approach. Here, Jupiter possesses the capacity for sincere and warm one-to-one interchanges, capable of expressing, sharing, and cooperating towards the edification of a larger community.
A need to weigh all sides of an equation may undermine his reliance in his actions and stunt his thinking.
The urge for Aquarius is to build self-confidence in his intellectual development in order to promote his humanitarian ideals, master an independent mindset of a scientific nature, and give himself permission to experiment in a manner cognizant with his daring and eccentric personality.
However, Jupiter’s optimism and faith can be deflected by an overly-detached, uninvolved attitude, which tarnishes his good-will and generosity of spirit towards his fellow human beings.
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