Jupiter is known as the 'King of Gods'. It is one of the brightest planets in the skies. It in fact is the only heavenly object that travels across the Solar System. The Romans had named the planet Zeus, after the son of Cronus (Saturn). Cronus was considered the king of Greek Gods and is depicted as a man with a ram's head.
Astrologically, Jupiter is considered as the great benefited mainly because of its fertile nature. It is called so, because it is warmer than Saturn and not as hot as Mars. As the ruling planet in the birth chart, it provides wisdom, freedom and tolerance to a person.
You could say that Jupiter is a thinking person's planet.
The planet also rules several leisure activities as well as all kinds of sports. So all your daily physical activities like a stroll in the park or your daily participation in the neighborhood game is also ruled by Jupiter.
If Jupiter holds a strong position in one's birth chart then the person is bound to gain a lot of wealth both materialistically and spiritually. With its extremely positive nature, you could say that Jupiter is one of the greatest friends of the heavens above.
Jupiter visits an average of one sign a year and takes 12 years to circle the Zodiac. Jupiter is a masculine energy and rules the Sagittarius and the Pisces in the 9th and the 12th houses.
If you have a strong Jupiter in your birth chart, there is nothing that can stop you from gaining a great fortune. In fact, the planet's influence would guide you into increasing the positive effects of your professional, personal and spiritual life.
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