Conjunctions

Jupiter and Rahu Conjunction in Astrology

Jupiter, the optimistic preacher of higher values comes in contact with the demon of lower values plagued with lust, greed and envy. No matter how shiny the diamond, a black spot will always lower its value whether the blemish can be removed or not. This conjunction is also called Guru Chandal Yoga.

Rahu in Astrology is the north node of the Moon, and is a head without a body that keeps devouring things without ever being satisfied. It has a desire for material things and worldly accomplishments. He wants to achieve the highest success possible in whatever house and sign he represents.

Jupiter in Astrology is the knowledge we gain in this lifetime. It is the concentration we put into learning something. Jupiter is the teaching of our father and educators. Jupiter also represents our belief system and our ability to follow the law. Jupiter is the lawyer in astrology.

Characteristics of Jupiter and Rahu Conjunction:

  • This conjunction is known as guru chandal yoga. The Guru (teacher) and Chandal (demon) create this Yoga (union).
  • This is what happens to the cultured, righteous, law-abiding, and ritual following Jupiter. The taboo and rule breaking Rahu molds himself into Jupiter's value, and what comes out of this union is a person who not only disregards culture, value, rules, and regulations, but wants to implement their own uniquely constructed laws for society and the world.
  • These are two planets that represent expansion and amplification of houses they sit in, and when two explosives sit together, it can only create a more powerful explosion. This conjunction is that of a true scientist, skeptic, mystic, and researcher. These are the folks who ask "Who is Jesus? Who wrote the Bible? Why is there religion? Who said we need religion to survive?" This out of the box thinker truly uses the world “Glocal.” The global world needs to become local in order to take the next leap forward for humanity.
  • Rahu's rush to amplify its quality while at the same time Jupiter’s slow but profound way of expanding things becomes a battleground for one’s belief.
  • At a younger age, these natives take immature actions towards their goals.
  • They will do homework half as fast, eat food too quickly, and will follow through with ideas without thinking about the consequences.
  • But Jupiter is that one planet that can truly control Rahu.
  • This is why Rahu's malefic behavior has control in Jupiter's hands.
  • If it gets this native in hot water for their actions and beliefs, it will not let them drown due to Jupiter's blessings.
  • In their 30's, the idea of marriage, unions, and following cultural rules take quite a turn.
  • They might not want to legally tie the knot due to fear brought on by Rahu and Jupiter, which in a woman's case represents a husband.
  • These men and women become afraid of commitment especially if this conjunction takes place in 1st, 2nd, 4th and 7th House.
  • Rahu feels he is tied down by a culture bound Jupiter who actually believes in the lawfulness of union.
  • When these natives believe in something, it's of their own making, especially if they believe in occult like astrology, magic, secret societies, and rituals of the underground.
  • This combination produces a mindset that is comfortable having children out of wedlock.
  • Financially, this is a very good combination especially in 2nd and 11th House.

What is Rahu in Astrology?

  • Rahu represents the goals that have been set by the universe for us to achieve whether we like or not.
  • Rahu is mainly known as the eclipse, and it eclipses the Moon and the Sun whenever it's in conjunction with them.
  • This means temporary darkness upon the native's life when the Sun and Rahu are in conjunction in a birth horoscope.
  • Rahu also brings fear and stressful situations into our lives.
  • This is due to Rahu's adventurous nature that loves surprises.
  • With Rahu, sudden events take place; events that may not be a real part of our lives but rather an illusion that becomes reality.
  • Rahu is taboo breaking and crosses all kinds of boundaries.
  • It wants to be unique and break tradition; to think outside the box.
  • He is also responsible for spiritual breakthroughs, because only after achieving material wealth does one seek God.
  • Rahu in Vedic Astrology is the Shadow planet with the form of a headless/serpent headed person. Hence, Rahu rules temptations and worldly things and will never be satisfied with small benefits but will opt for the lion's share.
  • Rahu is a warrior. Hence, the natives influenced by Rahu will have the quarrelling type of mentality.
  • The mode of transport for Rahu in mythology is Lion, and the lion is an animal that does not hunt when not hungry.
  • Likewise, the natives ruled by Rahu will relax and strike/hunt only when there is a necessity.
  • Rahu is also called dragon's head by Western Astrologers.

What is Jupiter in Astrology?

  • Since the father is the first teacher for a child, Jupiter automatically becomes the teaching and preaching of fathers and father figures.
  • Jupiter also represents our belief system and our ability to follow the law.
  • Jupiter is the lawyer in astrology; he writes the law and either makes the person follow it or resent it depending upon its condition.
  • Jupiter also represents a husband in a female's chart. Mars is not the husband, Mars represents male friends.
  • Jupiter is the guiding force in every woman's life.
  • He is also wisdom.
  • We learn from our teachers, whether its Nazi theology, Christian theology or Vedic theology. The source of wisdom and belief is controlled by Jupiter in our chart.
  • Our higher learning is dependent upon Jupiter, from basic education to a Master's degree and PhD.
  • It represents the rituals of our culture, our traditions, and ability to follow them.
  • Jupiter is the biggest planet in our solar system, which is why it represents the expansion of things related to where Jupiter sits in your horoscope.
  • Now whether that expansion will be positive or negative, early or late, depends upon other factors and planets.
  • Whenever Jupiter is in the ascendant, 5th House and 9th House, it shows a person is capable of learning several languages.
  • Jupiter in jyotish is also an indicator of wealth, finance, children, luck, travel, and gains in life.
  • It is pretty much the karaka of the 2nd, 5th, 9 th , and 11th House in a horoscope.
  • This is why Jupiter is one of the most important planets after the Moon.
  • Jupiter is the source of optimism in astrology.

What are Conjunctions in Astrology?

Conjunction simply means union of planets. In any birth chart, when two or more planets are sitting in the same house, they are considered in conjunction. There are all types of conjunctions: loose conjunctions, exact conjunctions, close conjunctions and virtual conjunctions.

What does a conjunction really do in an astrological birth chart? They give meaning to your life and set a purpose. They either take away things or give you things. There are positive and negative effects of conjunction. Positive effects are known as yogas and negative effects are known as doshas. 

Planets are simply energies, and when two different types of energy come together, they create a new type of energy or a mutant energy. The new type of energy brings a situation in your life that fulfills the destiny of that conjunction.

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