Jupiter is known as the Great Benefice as Jupiter means knowledge, religion, general expansion and affluence. Persons with strong Jupiter follow organized religions, well-educated and well-to-do. Afflicted Jupiter may not give you material wealth and can divert your mind to ill things. So it is called as supreme teacher of heaven as drizzling wisdom upon lives.

Planet Jupiter is well-thought-out the most benefice planet in Vedic astrology. It gives us wisdom, luck, respect, power, generosity, justice, intellectuality, philosophy, religion, wealth, and prosperity, peace of mind, education, diplomacy, gains and spirituality. Jupiter's strength and its good placement in a chart can give you many beneficial aspects of Life.

Brahaspati or Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system. It is the 5th planet from the Sun and around 501 million miles away from it. It is called a gaseous planet not a native planet as it consists of hydrogen and helium gas. Its diameter is 142986 km. It takes almost 10 hours to rotate on its axis. Jupiter takes around 12 years to revolve around the Sun. Jupiter’s mass is 317.7 times more than the mass of earth. The density of Jupiter is 1.3 g/cm3 and it is 2nd highest in gas planets but it is around 23% of the density of earth. Because of this, its gravitational force is strongest among all planets in the solar system. There is a pale planetary ring around the Jupiter.


According to Vedic astrology, Jupiter is also called Brahaspati and Devaguru in Sanskrit. Astrologically it is the first and most benefice planet and the most auspicious planet. In Vedic astrology, Brahaspati is the natural karaka of four very important houses. So apart from the ascendant and lordship, it is beneficial for the natives of all the ascendant. Jupiter is the natural karaka of 2nd house (house of wealth, speaking), 5th house (education, skill and kids), 9th house (Luck and religion) and 11th house (House of achievements). Astrologically it is called Lord of power, Lord of wisdom, Lord of sacred talking, Guru of Gods, God of Gods, etc. The good placement of Jupiter in one’s horoscope states the level of understanding, outlook of compassion, sense of justice, colour of thoughts, independent attitude, dreams of life and philosophical aspects in the lives of an individual.

The most strong and highest positive position of Jupiter in the horoscope chart is the first house besides which is good both in kendra’s (4th house, 7th house and 10th house) as well as in auspicious trikona houses( 5th house and 9th house). The placement of Jupiter in trika house (6th house, 8th house and 12th house) are not auspicious while it's placement in 2nd and 11th house is also measured good. Apart from the placement, Jupiter aspect 3 houses from where it is placed and the aspects of Jupiter is believed the most auspicious. Brahaspati has 5th, 7th and 9th aspects. The houses which got aspects of Jupiter get developed in the auspicious matters and the ill impacts caused by other malefic planets are detached.

The people having strong and well placed Jupiter outshine in their life. These natives are generally having prosperity, peace of mind, kindness, caring nature, intelligence and happiness in life. Strong Jupiter makes people motivated towards management, administration, education, religion, intellectuality, entrepreneurship, consultancy, astronomy, astrology, Law and politics.


A weak Jupiter in the horoscope may cause many problems like lack of knowledge, selfishness, lack of prosperity, unnecessary expenses, fight, problems in marriage and peace of mind, average luck, problems in education and child birth, speaking problems and harmony in family. However, these are general results and can only be perfectly predicted after the study of all other planets and houses as well in one’s horoscope.

Jupiter says that the positive impacts of the planet upon the individual are believed to be the result of his deeds in his or her previous life as the natives get gifted with different results of life on account of what they left around when they lived earlier. In the lives of women, it determines the path of marital life and addition of relationships in her journey of life upon this land.


The zodiac in which Jupiter is placed in a horoscope is the Jupiter sign of the person. Jupiter sign decides the dignity of this planet in the horoscope. In Human Body, it rules the liver, tumours, distortion, organs of hearing, lower abdomen, hips, circulation of blood, blood pressure and arteries The ill-placed Brahaspati may cause jaundice, gastric, chronic constipation, cough, colds, asthma, nose bleeding, apoplexy, tumour, liver weakness, ear trouble and high blood pressure.


Every planet has its own power and is the lord of its house in the kundali. If a person’s kundli contains any weak or inauspicious planet then one may face many difficulties in his life. To reduce the malefic results from the planets, astrology provides remedies.

•Jupiter is the teacher of all planets. Astrologically to calm Jupiter if it’s afflicted, donate sugar, bananas, yellow clothes, kesar, salt, turmeric, yellow flowers and food.

•Donate gemstone of Jupiter through which the negative effect of this planet can be reduced according to Vedic astrology recommendations.

•Thursday mornings are best for donating the above stated things. The donations should be given to Brahmins, or any religious persons.

•The affected person should keep fast on Thursdays. He should feed banana and yellow sweets to poor people and birds, especially crows.

•Serve curd rice to Brahmins and poor people.

•Water a banyan tree on all days except Sundays and Thursdays.

•Jupiter belong to in teachers and religious persons, so to reduce the bad impact of this planet, serve teachers with respect.

•During the Mahadasa of Jupiter avoid eating and keeping banana in bedroom because it may increase Jupiter’s negative influence on the person.
Strong Jupiter denotes the fields of top political and directorial positions, chairmen of industrial establishments, contractors, financial advisors, bankers, king, lawyers, teachers, management experts and administrators etc. and it give growth, expansion, optimism, faith, humour, idealism and good power of judgment. But weak Jupiter causes lymphatic and circulatory congestion, thrombosis, anaemia, tumours, jaundice and other liver complaints, ear problems, asthma, diabetes etc.

So if you facing such problems due to weak Jupiter, you should consult an expert Vedic Astrologer so that he can help you in such a way that you can get rid of your problems in an easy and authentic way. Have faith in Vedic Astrology as it can prove as your good friend. The problems if not eradicated completely, it will definitely go to it minimum level by following the path of Vedic Astrology.

Author's Bio: 

Jyotishacharya Vinay Sheel Saxena “Bhagya Samhita wale” is a well known indian Vedic Astrologer Horoscope reader and Vastu expert and provides best vedic astrology solutions, vastu remedies, astrology forecast, Horoscope matching and other astrological solutions.