Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, represents in each of us our “urge to find meaning, our belief in the future, where our confidence lies, our opportunities and luck.”¹ It’s placement in our birth chart describes the arena of life where we need space to explore and grow so as to experience greater faith, optimism and well-being. Jupiter in its pure expression is our real gift from nature. Indeed problems that we experience in our Jupiter house usually result from overdoing or overindulging. Strong self-confidence can be very positive, until it expands to narcissism!
With Jupiter in the first house we are able to expand our horizons and inner world through self-awareness & self- growth.
Jupiter in the second house allows us to expand our horizons and inner world when we experience faith in both outer and inner security and our self-worth and share our natural enthusiasm with others.
Jupiter in the third house expands our horizons and inner world best when we indulge our curiosity and thirst for knowledge and share our learning communicating and collaborating with others.
Jupiter in the fourth house expands our horizons and inner world by affording us with the assets needed to experience a secure home and family as well as faith in our deep inner self.
Jupiter in the fifth house expands our horizons and inner world with the innate ability to appreciate and express ourselves in our creativity (including children), love and recreation.
Jupiter in the sixth house expands our horizons and inner world as our health and our work environment are favored and our value in daily life is appreciated.
Jupiter in the seventh house expands our horizons and inner world when we express our natural benevolence considered to be one of the best positions for success in relationships.
Jupiter in the eighth house expands our horizons and inner world when we trust in our intuition and power.
Jupiter in the ninth house expands our horizons and inner world when we open our self to the world and to unfamiliar, exotic ideas and philosophies. Long distance travels are very valuable and beneficial.
Jupiter in the tenth house expands our horizons and inner world with good fortune coming through our social, business and professional life.
Jupiter in the eleventh house expands our horizons and inner world with our position within groups of friends, friendships, and collective projects as our real assets.
Jupiter in the twelfth house expands our horizons and inner world as our well-developed generosity and compassion enable deep self-fulfillment in projects and daily work that benefit humanity.
Jupiter’s house position points to the area of life which is most likely to be blessed with optimism and luck. In this description of Jupiter in the houses of the chart, the most optimum opportunity has been discussed. It is only through a detailed analysis of the natal chart as a whole that we are able to fully learn the positive role of Jupiter in our lives.
¹excerpted from Getting to the Heart of Your Chart, Frank Clifford.