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How to tap into Jupiter's cycles of abundance


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Jupiter is astrology’s lucky planet and is associated with abundance in all forms. This includes good fortune, health and vitality, great friendships and of course wealth.

Jupiter also has a special philosophical side. Jupiter represents faith, meaning, belief and purpose. Jupiter’s influence can encourage you to go beyond your comfort zone, explore new experiences and follow your bliss.

When filled with the self-belief and optimism of Jupiter, you might go out on a limb for something you believe in, pursue a passion or take a leap of faith. To Jupiter, success comes from a well-lived life, not just a large bank balance.

Jupiter can help you tap into abundance, which includes but isn’t limited to wealth.

Jupiter can help you tap into abundance, which includes but isn’t limited to wealth.

Think about the people you might describe as being lucky, fortunate or living a happy life. They may or may not have loads of cash, but they will surely have a bright outlook and the ability to truly enjoy what they have. They may prioritise life experiences and new adventures over chasing another dollar or promotion. This is Jupiter at work. Through inspiring your own search for meaning, Jupiter helps ensure your life is well rounded and overflowing with heart-opening experiences, affirming encounters and inspirational knowledge.

Cycles of 12

Jupiter has a 12-year cycle, which is one of the most important cycles for happiness, abundance and growth. If you want to expand a project, develop a dream or take a goal to the next level, astrologers will encourage you to time your efforts to a cycle of Jupiter. The simplest way to tap into Jupiter’s lucky 12-year cycle is based on your age.

Jupiter returns to the same place in the zodiac just under every 12 years. This means that, in the year before you celebrate a birthday that’s a multiple of 12, you will have a Jupiter return. This lucky cycle is worth noting and you might consider this your Jupiter age. In these years, make Travel, learning, study, teaching, writing, adventure and new experiences top priority.

Jupiter ages are: 23–24; 35–36; 47–48; 59–60; 71–72; 83–84.

As this is an age-based cycle, everyone born in the same year experiences the Jupiter return at the same time. If you know your astrology chart and are familiar with the house in which your Jupiter is placed, you could further personalise your Jupiter return by focusing on topics or themes associated with your Jupiter house, in addition to the primary Jupiter topics mentioned above.

Separate from your Jupiter year (which is based on your age), Jupiter’s 12-year tour through the zodiac can bring abundance and growth around important topics, based on your star or sun sign. These can happen at any age.

Find your sign in the left hand column of the table below, then read across the chart to see when Jupiter will bring gifts and luck around popular topics like career, love, with family or friends and around money. If you know your chart, read for your rising or ascendant sign. If not, just read for your star or Sun sign.

If you are a, or your rising sign is… You have a lucky career cycle when Jupiter is in… You have a lucky love cycle when Jupiter is in… You have a lucky family/domestic cycle when Jupiter is in… You have a lucky friendship cycle when Jupiter is in… You have a lucky money cycle when Jupiter is in…
Aries Capricorn, 2 December 2019 – 19 December 2020 Libra, 9 September 2016 – 10 October 2017 Cancer, 9 June 2025 – 30 June 2026 Aquarius, 19 December 2020 – 13 May 2021 and 28 July 2021 – 29 December 2021 Taurus, 16 May 2023 – 25 May 2024
Taurus Aquarius, 19 December 2020 – 13 May 2021 and 28 July 2021 – 29 December 2021 Scorpio, 10 October 2017 – 8 November 2018 Leo, 30 June 2026 – 26 July 2027 Pisces, 13 May 2021 – 28 July 2021, 29 December 2021 – 10 May 2022 and 28 October 2022 – 20 December 2022 Gemini, 25 May 2024 – 9 June 2025
Gemini Pisces, 13 May 2021 – 28 July 2021, 29 December 2021 – 10 May 2022 and 28 October 2022 – 20 December 2022 Sagittarius, 8 November 2018 – 2 December 2019 Virgo, 12 August 2015 – 9 September 2016 Aries, 10 May 2022 – 28 October 2022 and 20 December 2022 – 16 May 2023 Cancer, 9 June 2025 – 30 June 2026
Cancer Aries, 10 May 2022 – 28 October 2022 and 20 December 2022 – 16 May 2023 Capricorn, 2 December 2019 – 19 December 2020 Libra, 9 September 2016 – 10 October 2017 Taurus, 16 May 2023 – 25 May 2024 Leo, 30 June 2026 – 26 July 2027
Leo Taurus, 16 May 2023 – 25 May 2024 Aquarius, 19 December 2020 – 13 May 2021 and 28 July 2021 – 29 December 2021 Scorpio, 10 October 2017 – 8 November 2018 Gemini, 25 May 2024 – 9 June 2025 Virgo, 12 August 2015 – 9 September 2016
Virgo Gemini, 25 May 2024 – 9 June 2025 Pisces, 13 May 2021 – 28 July 2021, 29 December 2021 – 10 May 2022 and 28 October 2022 – 20 December 2022 Sagittarius, 8 November 2018 – 2 December 2019 Cancer, 9 June 2025 – 30 June 2026 Libra, 9 September 2016 – 10 October 2017
Libra Cancer, 9 June 2025 – 30 June 2026 Aries, 10 May 2022 – 28 October 2022 and 20 December 2022 – 16 May 2023 Capricorn, 2 December 2019 – 19 December 2020 Leo, 30 June 2026 – 26 July 2027 Scorpio, 10 October 2017 – 8 November 2018
Scorpio Leo, 30 June 2026 – 26 July 2027 Taurus, 16 May 2023 – 25 May 2024 Aquarius, 19 December 2020 – 13 May 2021 and 28 July 2021 – 29 December 2021 Virgo, 12 August 2015 – 9 September 2016 Sagittarius, 8 November 2018 – 2 December 2019
Sagittarius Virgo, 12 August 2015 – 9 September 2016 Gemini, 25 May 2024 – 9 June 2025 Pisces, 13 May 2021 – 28 July 2021, 29 December 2021 – 10 May 2022 and 28 October 2022 – 20 December 2022 Libra, 9 September 2016 – 10 October 2017 Capricorn, 2 December 2019 – 19 December 2020
Capricorn Libra, 9 September 2016 – 10 October 2017 Cancer, 9 June 2025 – 30 June 2026 Aries, 10 May 2022 – 28 October 2022 and 20 December 2022 – 16 May 2023 Scorpio, 10 October 2017 – 8 November 2018 Aquarius, 19 December 2020 – 13 May 2021 and 28 July 2021 – 29 December 2021
Aquarius Scorpio, 10 October 2017 – 8 November 2018 Leo, 30 June 2026 – 26 July 2027 Taurus, 16 May 2023 – 25 May 2024 Sagittarius, 8 November 2018 – 2 December 2019 Pisces, 13 May 2021 – 28 July 2021, 29 December 2021 – 10 May 2022 and 28 October 2022 – 20 December 2022
Pisces Sagittarius, 8 November 2018 – 2 December 2019 Virgo, 12 August 2015 – 9 September 2016 Gemini, 25 May 2024 – 9 June 2025 Capricorn, 2 December 2019 – 19 December 2020 Aries, 10 May 2022 – 28 October 2022 and 20 December 2022 – 16 May 2023

Your personal money planet

If you want to focus on financial abundance, in addition to working with Jupiter, you’ll also want to work with your personal money planet. This is the planet connected to your 2nd House of Money.

Every birth chart is divided into 12 sections, known as houses. Each house describes your experiences around topics of a certain theme. The second house is the sector associated with money, including cash flow, income and personal investments, along with your spending and savings habits. The planet ruling your second house is your personal money planet.

If you’re familiar with your chart you may already know your second house sign. The ruling planet of that sign is also the ruling planet of your second house.

If you’re new to astrology, then this table provides the info you need. Find your sign (or rising sign if you know it) in the left hand column. The middle column identifies your money sign and the right hand column shows your personal money planet. Once you know that, you can read the guide below for your potential strengths and weakness with money.

If you are a, or your rising sign is… Your 2nd House sign is… Your personal money planet is…
Aries Taurus Venus
Taurus Gemini Mercury
Gemini Cancer The Moon
Cancer Leo The Sun
Leo Virgo Mercury
Virgo Libra Venus
Libra Scorpio Mars
Scorpio Sagittarius Jupiter
Sagittarius Capricorn Saturn
Capricorn Aquarius Saturn
Aquarius Pisces Jupiter
Pisces Aries Mars

If your personal money planet is the Sun quality may be important to you. The Sun has high standards and wants only the best. This can be a good thing in that you may have learned early on to save for quality, rather than buy low grade stuff. If so, you’ll have great habits already. If however you filled your craving for luxury – especially labels – through racking up debt, then you may have a little work to do. The Sun can be proud and so you may need to swallow your pride to ask for help. Getting on top of your finances can boost your self-esteem, so taking charge of money can pay off with more than just financial benefits. A steady approach to savings or debt repayment may work best as the Sun prefers a regular rhythm.

If your personal money planet is the Moon protecting what you have can be important. The Moon is the most emotional planet, so you may sometimes spend when you’re not feeling safe, strong or confident. Your secret to enhancing abundance is to take care of your emotional self, and to adopt nourishing self-care practices. When you feel good you’ll make excellent choices with money. Making sure you have right kinds of insurance for your situation may be a priority too. A secure future, especially around your Home, is important to the Moon so if you don’t already have a long term savings or superannuation plan, start one ASAP.

If your personal money planet is Mercury information is power when it comes to money management. You might benefit from the input of a trusted advisor, or find you like a little variety when it comes to your budget. Tech gadgets or money apps may appeal to help you track spending and savings habits. Mercury can be a little scattered so try to set a clear strategy for your finances and stick with it. Personal finances books, blogs or podcasts may be full of useful insights to help you stay well informed about and interested in finances.

Consider giving your time rather than always buying gifts

If your personal money planet is Venus you can have a natural interest in art and Beauty and may like to invest in or spend on both. Venus loves pretty things, creature comforts and little luxuries so you’ll want to allow room in your budget to spend on nice things at least occasionally. Venus thrives in partnership and you may benefit from the input of a trusted relative, friend, mentor or your partner when it comes to making money decisions. You may like to spoil your loved ones. If this means your present buying hobby is preventing you saving or getting on top of debt you may need to adjust how you spoil those that matter to you. Consider giving your time rather than always buying gifts.

If your personal money planet is Mars you might have a competitive streak when it comes to money, or find you like a financial challenge. If you need motivation to get your finances on track, set yourself a money goal and then try to beat it. You may have a slightly higher risk level, or find you enjoy the thrill of investing in shares. Action can be your financial secret in that when you decide on a financial strategy you follow through and implement it. One money caution is to avoid making impulsive decisions and instead stay focussed on your strategy. Build in a time delay between wanting something and buying it to help manage any impulsive purchasing tendencies.

If your personal money planet is Jupiter you’ve likely got grand plans around money and like to live well. Jupiter has a naturally optimistic mindset, which while generally positive, can mean you might not pay serious enough attention to the real needs of your financial life. If that’s the case, you may need to embrace a more mature money mindset. Ensure you have a balanced money strategy that provides for the adventure and academic dreams that are so important to you, but also allows you to prepare for the future. You might enjoy investing in learning or travel experiences.

If your personal money planet is Saturn you may be conservative or cautious with your money. Saturn can carry a little fear, so channel any worry about not having enough into nourishing actions around money. Saturn instinctively focuses on the long term so you may have a head start on the rest of us in terms of preparing for the future. Saturn is ok with hard work so you may find you enjoy taking the time to puzzle out how to best manage your money. Saturn thrives in a structured environment so consider creating a spending guide or savings plan to help you organise your money in the most practical way.

Tuning into your Jupiter ages, lucky cycles and your personal money planet can help you tap into the cosmic flow of abundance. As you begin to align your actions with the rhythms and insights of the planets, life can become rich, meaningful and inspiring.



 

Adam Guthrie

Adam is a vegan whose passion for food began with a life-threatening illness and continues today in a lifestyle built around healthy cooking and eating. Adam is a qualified chef and wellness coach who specialises in a wholefood, plant-based diet. Adam shares how to prepare delicious, healthy food for health, energy and vitality. He conducts online healthy eating and wellness programs and gives keynote talks, live cooking demonstrations and cooking classes on the subject of healthy eating and living well.