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 is nearest in comparison with the Sun in regard to its size. It takes around 12 years to revolve around the Sun, which in other words also means that it remains in each zodiac sign for one year approximately, according to transit or Gochar. 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 well aspected, makes the native truthful and honest, and provides him 'Divine Grace'.
Astrological significance of the Guru Graha
The planet Guru is one the most auspicious planets in the zodiac sign. It has great value in the Hindu predictive astrology. The planet is exalted in the Cancer zodiac sign while debilitated in Capricorn that is just in the opposite.
The planet Guru owns the Sagittarius and Pisces. When the planet Guru is strong enough that brings immense benefits like good health,personality, luxury, spirituality, power, position and authority etc.
The planet Jupiter makes native public representative. It brings phenomenal achievement in business, career, profession and matrimonial life etc.
The planet Guru can also be malefic when it is debilitated,afflicted by malefic planets like Saturn, Rahu, Mars and combust with Sun. The ill-placed Jupiter can make one poverty-stricken. As a rule, the Jupiterian is honest, dutiful, lovable and affectionate. The person belongs to Jupiter planet is often seen involved with social welfare and becomes the head of the temple and trust.
The auspicious Jupiter can make the native a good educator,teacher, treasurer, priest, social worker and it can make the person head of the spiritual organization.
When Guru is Strong in Horoscope:-
If, Jupiter is occupied over the angle or trine or it is in sign of exaltation it strongly bestow wealth, prosperity, success,happiness, good morals of conduct, respect and reputation, respect for elders and teachers, good mental & physical health, optimism, sound judgment wisdom, spirituality, generous nature, happiness from children.
When Guru is Afflicted in Horoscope:-
If, Jupiter is occupied over the 6th, 8th or 12th or in his sign of debilitation, he provides extremes, over generous, overindulgence, bad reputation, bad judgment, struggle, loss in litigation.
METALS AND GEMS
Precious metals and gems represented by Jupiter are Gold,Platinum, Topaz and Yellow sapphire. Native whose Ascendant Lord is Jupiter can wear the Ring ( in index finger ) or Pendant of yellow sapphire in Silver /Gold in the constellation of Jupiter.