On September 9th, 2016, benefic and expansive Jupiter will officially end its transit through practical, earthy Virgo as it moves into the more balanced sign of Libra where it will stay for a little over a year. With all the turbulence we’re experiencing across the globe right now, Jupiter in Libra will expand on the one thing we all need more of: connection. Jupiter in Libra brings a more balanced, stable energy to our relationships and our connections with loved ones. Jupiter will be opposing Uranus & Eris and squaring Pluto on-and-off throughout this transit indicating that this will a deeply revelatory and transformative process sprinkled with plenty of surprises and opportunities for beneficial change. Combined with Venus in Libra through the month of September, Jupiter’s influence brings good fortune and opportunities through new relationships and adds closeness and comfort to our existing connections. On a soul level, many of us are craving Libra’s influence of closeness, balance, stability and community and because of this the coming Jupiter in Libra transit can truly feel like a blessing to us all.
Jupiter in Virgo is picky and very specific about what it wants. In Libra, Jupiter's energy is channelled into compromise and collaboration. With all of the big new plans we've seeded during the Jupiter in Virgo transit, there will be a lot to weigh out in the coming year.
As Jupiter transits through the houses in your personal chart, it gives you sort of a “green light” to begin to expand on the area of life being graced by its beautiful and fortuitous influence. This is an area where you can gain a greater sense of meaning and purpose as well as a higher understanding of life events as they unfold. With Jupiter transits, there can be a tendency to become lazy in regards to the area of life being effected, as things tend to flow more easily and effortlessly, requiring less effort in order to simply skate by. That’s all fine and dandy if you aren’t concerned with personal growth, but for those who are conscious and aware of this energy it is certainly advisable to use it to your advantage.
In order harness the potential of the powerfully generous energy bestowed by this auspicious transit, I’ve provided a brief run-down of Jupiter’s influence by sign. This horoscope is best read for your Ascendant (Rising) Sign; however, if you are unable to determine your Rising Sign you can still get plenty of insight by reading for your Sun Sign.
Jupiter and Libra Forecast by Sign
Jupiter transiting your 7th house will bring good fortune and new opportunities through close relationships and romantic partnerships. This is an optimal time for forming new business relationships, and you will find it much easier to play nicely with others at this time. In marriages and other long-term relationships, deepening your connection brings about more personal freedom and adds a deeper layer of meaning and purpose to your commitment. If you’re single, this transit may bring opportunities to form new, lasting relationships that bring comfort and stability that may serve to balance out your fiery, willful Aries nature.
Jupiter in Libra transiting your 6th house brings opportunities to improve your health and create better, more meaningful daily routines that will help to keep your energy more balanced in the long-term. New working relationships can bring opportunities for growth, and money and resources will come more easily through sustained effort and service to others. This transit brings greater integrity and meaning to your work, and the rewards of the efforts you make at this time extend well beyond the material realm.
Jupiter in Libra transiting your 5th house can bring opportunities for passion, romance and play! During the next year, you have the green light to do the things you love most. This transit is very entrepreneurial and can bring opportunities to channel your hobbies and creative passions into starting your own business. For those of you who already own their own business, now is the time to expand!
Jupiter in Libra transiting your 4th house expands on all of the comforts of your home and family life. Now is a time when you can more easily create the home you’ve always wanted as the resources you need to complete the task will likely be there if you put in a little effort. With adventurous Jupiter influencing your home life, a long-distance move could be in the cards for you in the near future! This is an excellent transit to bring closeness with family and a renewed sense of emotional optimism. For some of you Jupiter can expand your family in a very literal way, so if that’s not what you’re going for you certainly may want to take extra precaution to mitigate this influence for the coming year.
Jupiter in Libra transiting your 3rd house brings opportunities through relationships formed in your immediate environment. Now is the time to expand on your efforts in regards to communication. If you’re in any sort of marketing or administrative field of work, now is a time when you can easily make gains. A stronger bond with your community, neighbors, and extended family may come about at this time and is strongly encouraged.
Jupiter in Libra transiting your 2nd house brings opportunities to expand on your material resources and self-worth! The next year can bring opportunities for greater wealth that may come about through your relationships with others. Working on releasing negative core believes about your intrinsic value is advisable at this time and can lead to the uncovering of previously undiscovered talents and gifts.
Jupiter in Libra transiting your 1st house brings about an expansion of your own self-interest throughout the coming year. This is your time to shine! This aspect increases your charisma and others are drawn to assist you in achieving your goals at this time. Jupiter’s influence may act to bring you out of your shell and comfort zone, expanding on your public persona. Jupiter has your back and gives you the green light to move forward with whatever it is you’re aiming to achieve— this is the year to do you!
Jupiter in Libra transiting your 12th house expands on your inner world. Spirituality and emotional depth take center stage and engaging with the depths of your soul will bring about opportunities for incredible growth. If you’ve been working (and thinking) too hard during Jupiter’s transit through Virgo, now is the time to take a well-deserved break. The 12th house is the area of rest and rejuvenation, and with Jupiter here you now have the green light to retreat inward to replenish your soul.
Jupiter in Libra transiting your 11th house brings opportunities through friendships and social endeavors. Over the next year you have the ability to greatly expand your social circle, bringing meaningful and lasting relationships that will benefit you for years to come. This is a time when you may be recognized and rewarded for all of your hard work and effort put in during Jupiter’s transit through Virgo over the last year. The 11th house is the house of social rewards and gains and can bring prosperity through humanitarian efforts and networking with like-minded souls.
Jupiter in Libra transiting your 10th house creates opportunities to expand on your career. If you’ve been thinking about changing career paths or trying something new in regards to your work now is the time to do it! Hard work and dedication to your goals can provide lasting benefits and many rewards later on. A new job opportunity or a promotion can bring increased wealth and greater ease to your working life. The rewards for you efforts may take some time to manifest, but the work you put in will certainly be worthwhile in the long-run.
Jupiter in Libra in your 9th house brings opportunities for travel, adventure and higher learning. During this next year you may feel more optimistic and excited about life. Now is the time to expand the higher mind through new experiences. If you’ve been considering continued education of any kind, you now have the green light to move forward with your goals. New teachers may come into your life to provide spiritual guidance and deeper wisdom that will bring about incredible rewards that extend far beyond the physical.
Jupiter in Libra in your 8th house brings opportunities to connect with and embody your own personal power. Now is the time to break free from all that holds you back and leaves you feeling vulnerable and disempowered. Financial gains through marriage, inheritance, or a benefactor may come about at this time. If you’re currently working through financial debt, now is a time when you can release this debt much more easily. This transit also expands on your sexuality, deepening your passions and desires. The next year is excellent for rekindling the flame in current relationships, and sexual experimentation can deepen your connection with your partner in a big way.