Have you heard that someone was born under a lucky star?
Well, this lucky star is often Jupiter. If you have a Jupiter dominant planet, you are truly blessed. Unless it is very damaged in your chart, you enjoy its beneficial rays through your life.
Jupiter is considered to be one of the best (as in an easy flow of energy) planets in astrology, if not the best. This planet is all about luck, abundance, wealth. Referred to as the Greater benefic in the early days, Jupiter is the most benevolent planet in astrology. In the natal chart, the position of Jupiter shows where you are luckier than others.
However, as you will see in a minute, too much good luck is not necessarily a good thing in the long run.
Jupiter dominant people enjoy the beneficial rays of Jupiter through they life. They are usually lucky in most spects, but they also make their luck on their own.
Besides good fortune, Jupiter is also the planet of education, spirituality, the higher self. Being a Jupiter dominant personality often makes you a citizen of the world. These things are important to a person with a Jupiter dominant birth chart.
Keep reading to learn more about being a Jupiter dominant personality in astrology!
Jupiter Dominant Birth Chart
How to know if you have a Jupiter dominant chart in astrology?
There are some planets that particularly stand out in your birth chart. These are called your dominant planets in astrology. They have an above-average influence over your personality traits. These planets are either placed in a prominent position in the natal chart or they aspect a lot of planets (or both),
How to find out if your Jupiter dominates your chart in astrology?
Before we get into what you should look to in your natal chart, there are some things you have to know about Jupiter.
In astrology, every planet rules a zodiac sign. Jupiter is the ruling planet of Sagittarius. Before the discovery of Neptune, Jupiter used to rule the sign Pisces, too. If you have several placements in these signs, especially in Sagittarius, Jupiter becomes more emphasized in your chart.
Sagittarius is traditionally connected with the ninth house in the chart wheel. Planets in the ninth house also suggest a Jupiter dominant personality in your natal chart.
Here are some indicator that suggest a Jupiter dominant chart.
Jupiter Dominant Planet in Astrology
The more you find of these indicators in your birth chart, the stronger the influence of Jupiter over you.
Jupiter conjunct the ascendant
This aspect makes Jupiter very strong in your natal chart. The ascendant is one of the most important features, and it is a strong part of who you are. Jupiter conjunct the ascendant sometimes makes you come across as a Sagittarius rising (no matter your actual rising sign).
Other aspects (trine, sextile, square, opposition) between Jupiter and the ascendant count, too, but the conjunction is the most powerful.
Jupiter conjunct the Midheaven
Jupiter conjunct the Midheaven is elevated in your chart. This is the highest position in the birth chart, and planets here become visible to the world. Jupiter becomes strong here both in the ninth and in the tenth house.
Several aspect to Jupiter
In the natal chart, every planet represents a part of you: the Moon is your emotional nature, Mercury is your thinking and communication style, and so on. If a planet is in aspect to a lot of other planets, it infuses the natal chart with its energy. Jupiter in aspect with a lot of planets make it stand out in your natal chart. This is especially true if it aspects personal planets (the Sun, the Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars).
Sagittarius Sun, Moon, ascendant, Midheaven
The big three of astrology consists of the Sun, Moon, and the ascendant. These are the pillars of the natal chart, and their sign is of great importance. If you have one of these (or more!) in Sagittarius, they are ruled by Jupiter. Also look to placements in Pisces. The sign on the Midheaven is also important.
Jupiter conjunct the Sun or the Moon
If Jupiter is conjunct your Sun, it becomes an organic part of who you are. The Sun represents the core of our personality, your inner self. When a planet is conjunct the Sun, they merge and this planet also becomes an integral part of you.
Jupiter conjunct the Moon is of similar importance, except that here, it modifies how you express your emotions, your intuition, and how you take care of others (and how you want otherse to take care of you).
Other Sun-Jupiter and Moon-Jupiter aspects: the trine, sextile, square, opposition are also important, and they emphasize Jupiter in your chart, too. However, the conjunction is the most powerful aspect, as here the energies of the planets completely blend together.
You can also use a calculator to find your dominant planets in your natal chart.
Jupiter Dominant Personality
What is the Jupiter dominant personality like?
With this planet strong in your chart, you mirror the qualities of Jupiter―both the good and the bad ones.
If you want to understand Jupiter better, make sure to read this article about the meaning of Jupiter in astrology.
Jupiter dominant people are usually benevolent and generous. They are like this planet itself. Jupiter is all about giving, and the more you give, the more Jupiter rewards you. Jupiter is the planet of sharing and expansion. Jupiter dominant people love to give, no matter if it is knowledge, time, material gifts, or undivided attention.
With this planet strong in your chart, you enjoy helping others, and do so whenever you can.
This planet suggests an outgoing, extroverted, upbeat personality. Jupiterians always find hope, and they can inspire others to believe that everything will turn out right. It is very rare to see someone with a dominant Jupiter to be sad for a longer period of time.
Jupiter dominant people love to have fun. They usually have a great sense of humor and they always find the silver lining. A strong Jupiter is similar to having a fire dominant chart. This planet indicates a positive attitude to life.
In most cases, a prominent Jupiter in the natal chart suggests high self-esteem. You have a lot of self-confidence that greatly contributes to your success in life.
Learning and Expansion
The Jupiter dominant personality is optimistic and has a strong faith in the force that is bigger than us. Most people with a strong Jupiter strive to be spiritual.
They have a natural knack for understanding the laws of the universe. Jupiter dominant people believe that what goes around, comes around. They have strong morals and they want to live up to their ideals. This planet governs the higher self in astrology. Some Jupiter dominant people are religious and most of them love learning about different philosophies.
A well-aspected Jupiter dominant planet supports growth.
You strive to become better all the time. The Jupiter dominant personality loves learning. Not necessarily in schools or in a traditional setting, but education is often very important for them. In the chart wheel, the natural house of Jupiter, the ninth house governs the abstract mind. This is where you put the pieces of information together and get to see the big picture.
With this planet strong in your chart, you are particularly interested in topics such as religion, philosophy, spirituality. You enjoy exploring different countries and cultures. A prominent Jupiter gives a flair for languages, especially if it is in a harmonious aspect to Mercury. Coming into contact with different cultures and religions helps you grow as a person.
Morals are very important to Jupiter dominant people. This planet rules philosophy, ethics, and these are hold in high regards here. A Jupiter dominant personality finds living according to their morals very important in life. They believe that when you do good, good comes back to you.
Jupiter dominant planet in the natal chart suggests a philosophical person. With Jupiter strong in your chart, you love to wonder about the great questions of life. These meditations help you grow and become a better person. Gaining a deep understanding of the world is a high priority for Jupiter dominant people.
Adventure fascinates you. You easily get bored, and you are always after new experiences.
Jupiter Dominant Career
While such a complex topic as career depends on countless factors, there are some occupations ruled by Jupiter in astrology. Here are some of the Jupiter dominant careers.
Jupiter rules foreign languages and cultures. A strong Jupiter in the natal chart can suggest a profession that involves a lot of travel or working abroad. You often work in an international setting.
Advertising and sales are also connected with this planet in astrology. Because of the outgoing, upbeat nature of Jupiter, people who have it strong in their charts easily connect with others. They have a contagious enthusiasm, which is more than necessary in these fields.
Jupiter rules animals in astrology. Working with animals is also possible, especially horses.
Spirituality and religion are also ruled by this planet. People of religion often have a strong Jupiter in their birth charts.
Teaching is another Jupiter dominant career in astrology. This planet is connected with the ninth house of higher education, and Jupiter is all about sharing and multiplying, including sharing your knowledge with others.
Publishing is also a typical Jupiter dominant career. If Jupiter makes a harmonious aspect to Mercury, this is a wonderful aspect for work in the publishing industry.
If Libra is strong in your chart, you might also be interested in law. Many judges and lawyers have Venus and Jupiter dominant planets in their birth charts.
In the natal chart, the earth houses: the second, the sixth, and the tenth show how you make money, make a living, and your career. To find someone’s career, you have to look to the Midheaven (the cusp of the tenth house), the sign here, its ruling planet, and the ruling planet’s position by sign, house, and its aspect. Planets in the tenth house are powerful career indicators in astrology.
Jupiter Dominant Appearance
What do Jupiter dominant people look like?
For Jupiter to influence your physical body or style, it has to be in the first house, conjunct or in aspect to the ascendant. The first house and the ascendant describe your physical appearance in astrology. There are many factors here you have to take into consideration. Pure types are extremely rare.
The Jupiter dominant appearance usually radiates with charisma, optimism, and warmth. This planet gives you high energy levels.
This planet gives average height and an athletic body type. However, you have to be careful with gaining weight. Jupiter is the planet of growth and over-indulgence, and it can result in gaining weight because of overeating.
People with a Jupiter dominant appearance usually have dark hair and dark eyes.
Jupiter in the first house is similar to being a Sagittarius rising.
Overdoing: The Negative Side of Jupiter
Even though Jupiter is one of the best planets, this doesn’t mean it has no negative traits (or at least potentially negative traits).
Jupiter is the planet of expansion in astrology. With a Jupiter dominant natal chart, you are prone to overdoing things. You bite off more than you chew. For example, this can lead to a bad organization of time―you think that you can do something much quicker and underestimate the time it really takes.
However, this can be an issue on many different levels.
Venus and Jupiter dominant planets in the natal chart can lead to over-indulgence. You don’t know when to stop, and you overdo everything. In astrology, this planet is all about expansion (Jupiter is the largest planet in the Solar System). What Jupiter touches, expands it. However, it doesn’t only increase the good things, it can cause some trouble, too, by making bad things also bigger.
Jupiter dominant personalities frequently overeat, overspend, overestimate themselves.
Another issue is getting used to the luck of Jupiter. If you count on its benevolence instead of your own efforts, you are bound to be disappointed at some point.
To make the most out of Jupiter, you need some Saturnian restriction and self-discipline. When these two planets are in balance, you can do a lot of great things. Jupiter helps you to grow, while Saturn provides a solid foundation and makes the results permanent.
Jupiter Planet Meaning in Astrology
Jupiter is the Roman equivalent of the Greek Zeus, the king of gods. Named after this mythological figure, Jupiter represents abundance, wealth, good fortune.
Jupiter is the ruling planet of Sagittarius. Before the discovery of Neptune, Jupiter used to rule Pisces, too―traditional astrologers still use Jupiter as the ruler of this sign. This planet operates the best when it is placed in fire or water signs. Jupiter is exalted in Cancer, in fall in Capricorn and in detriment in Gemini.
In the chart wheel, Jupiter is in accidental dignity in the ninth house. The ninth house is connected with higher education, long-distance travel, religion, philosophy.
Some of the things ruled by Jupiter in astrology include:
- the higher mind
In the natal chart, the position of Jupiter shows where you have an easy flow of energy. Looking to Jupiter is one of the most fun parts of reading the chart, because here, you are more ‘lucky’ than most people. The life areas of the house show where you experience the support of Jupiter, while the sign shows how you can attract more abundance.
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