Jupiter, also known as Guru is considered to be one of the most benefic planets in astrology. It is the largest planet in the solar system, and its size is very closely comparable to the Sun. It takes around 12 years to revolve around the Sun, which in other words also means that it remains in each zodiac sign for approximately one year, according to transit. It is considered to be a teacher or a ‘Guru’ as the name suggests. Jupiter in any Birth Chart-Horoscope, if placed strong by sign placement and House, and if placed in a proper aspect, makes the native truthful and honest, and provides him ‘Divine Grace’.
Jupiter represents a teacher, a guide an expert and also governs religion. Jupiter represents a super power, deep knowledge, and wisdom. Jupiter signifies expansion of the house and the sign in which it is placed in. Jupiter governs your gains, how much your aspirations are fulfilled. Jupiter, which is ‘Karak’ signifies family (seventh house), fifth house that is children, ninth house that is fortune and higher knowledge, eleventh house that is your aspirations. Jupiter tells us what is it that you are bringing into this world, in terms of what have you gathered, what positive karmas you have gathered through your past life .Therefore it is one of the important planets. As per the Bhrugu Nadi System, Jupiter tells us what a person is potential of. Jupiter is exalted in the sign: Cancer. It is very strong and at its highest point in this sign. It tells that the person is having a right kind of knowledge and wisdom .In today’s world, Jupiter signifies whether a person can sustain success in his life.
Jupiter also tells us what can be Karmas in your life. As far as female horoscope is concerned, Jupiter signifies her husband. Just by looking at position of Jupiter in your D1 chart i.e. Lagna Chart and Dl8 chart which is your Navmansh Chart, studying the health of Jupiter, its placement and conjunctions with other planets we can predict lifestyle of husband, his nature, his progress and what can be a basic outline of your married life. Growth and accumulation is the forte of Jupiter. It rules different body parts like the liver, tumours, malignancy, organs of hearing, lower abdomen, hips, blood circulation, blood pressure, arteries, and fat in the body. This is the reason why those natives having influence of Jupiter on their Lagnas tend to develop fat or become bulky in their middle ages.
Any profession connected to religion, preaching, priestly professions come under domain of Jupiter. Since the zone of knowledge is also symbolized by Jupiter, any profession connected to educational institutions too come under the sphere of Jupiter. Since Jupiter is connected to ‘Dharma’ or righteousness being a ‘Dev Guru’ or teacher, all professions connected to law, courts of law, comes under its province. Since Jupiter is karaka of children, all professions connected to child rearing and nurturing like mother-toddler play schools etc, come under the realm of Jupiter. So does Navy, foreign travel related business, since the 9th House of travels is ruled by Jupiter as owner of Sagittarius the 9th zodiac sign. Since Jupiter rules over fat, all professions connected to products which increase fat in the body, like trade in milk, ghee, sweetmeats, almonds, cashew nuts, and peanuts, etc. Jupiter being Lord of the 12th House and Pisces sign in natural Horoscope, all professions connected to hospitals, prisons, publicity, foreign trade, ship building, offshore drilling, development, etc. come under Jupiter’s domain.
To summarize, all professions connected to legal affairs, Brahmins, teaching, scriptures, lawyers, advocates, interest, rent, banking and finance, ministers, administrators, bankers, revenue department, treasury, economics, gold, turmeric, rubber, metals, springs, jewellery, shipping business, and foreign affairs are under Jupiter’s domain.
In the predictive astrology we can also know what can be the profession of a person by the holistic study of Jupiter whether he can be in a teaching profession or allied fields. There is a Yog called Guru Chandal Yog which is a conjunction of Jupiter and Rahu. Many astrologers say that it is a malefic to the horoscope but from my experience I can say that today, a person with this yog can escalate very high in life. Jupiter in conjunction with Saturn, Venus, Rahu governs material prosperity and its sustainability. Here it is also important to study its placements, Nakshtras and its aspects.
Gem stone for Jupiter is Yellow Sapphire
Jupiter is lord of North east direction