In this placement, Jupiter symbolizes the consummate networker and the mental adventurer! He has an innate understanding of the importance of good communication. His great desire to benefit others by being a source of knowledgeable and useful information encourages him to study a variety of subjects such as religion, law, philosophy and other higher educational matters.
Jupiter is in detriment in this sign, which causes a conflict. Gemini’s need to explore every possibility coupled with his ability to see many sides to an argument challenges Jupiter’s strive to ascertain and express the ultimate truth.
Faith for those born with Jupiter in Gemini comes through exploring and verbalizing all connections. They tend to latch onto an idea, investigate its meaning as a way to find spirituality, and then change their mind and analyze the opposite concept with the same fervor and conviction. This attitude contradicts Jupiter’s urge to connect with a larger order representing a unique and unifying reality.
To reconcile these conflicting views, this airy Jupiter has to institute a systematic and integrated approach to his search for a higher Actuality.
Jupiter in Libra
As an Air sign Jupiter, Libra find opportunities to grow and improve through close relationships where he can develop a strong sense of fairness, and morality. His capacity for sincere one-to-one interchange is usually based on a concern for justice and moral principles.
His urge to connect toward a more harmonious society is expressed by sharing, cooperating, and encouraging others-sometimes through art and beauty.
Jupiter in Libra blesses those with this placement with an ability to influence the ethical and social concepts of friends and acquaintances. He also allows them to deal with the public in general in a dignified, philosophical, and humanitarian way. In this sense, they experience truth through balanced and harmonious contacts with others.
Despite the positive qualities inherent to this airy Jupiter, a conflict exists between sign and planet. Libra focuses on nurturing personal relationships, Jupiter, on the other hand, finds the confines of one-on-one connections too restrictive and limiting. His expansive, freedom-loving, independent nature chafes at having to consider how his actions impact others, and in particular, his partner.
Individualistic, self-willed, tolerant, humanitarian, broad-minded, optimistic, inventive, democratic, and original are some of the adjectives used to describe Aquarius. These qualifiers also demonstrate how this sign operates in his search for a connection with a higher truth, an approach that meshes well with Jupiter’s philosophical attitude, as both seek to grow and better themselves through humanitarian ideals.
In this position, the teaching side of Jupiter is utilized to promote comprehensive programs of philanthropic nature and impart the magnitude of this planet’s vision for society.
The lesson for this placement is to understand that social reform and economic progress should be in line with moral principles and acknowledge the unity of Mankind. This airy Jupiter often uses his interest in community, scientific, and charitable enterprises to advance progressive causes.
Jupiter and Aquarius, nonetheless, diverge on whom those universal concepts should apply too. The latter believes the guidelines concern only the members of his group, association, or club. The former requires a more inclusive and encompassing network of beneficiaries.
Smoothly blended, both energies produce the ideal democrat, one who is guided by human rights and the interest of the interests of each individual.
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