I have chosen this auspicious day of Guru Purnima to discuss about the role of Jupiter on us when he is placed in the 9th house of the birth chart.
In Vedic astrology Jupiter is Guru, the Dev Guru. Jupiter represents wisdom, knowledge, higher meaning of life, spirituality, righteousness and purity of thought.
Ninth house is the house of luck, fortune, knowledge, higher learning, wisdom, hope, justice, father, family tradition, culture and long distance travel. It is the most powerful house of the Dharma Trikon.
Jupiter and 9th house of the birth chart are synonymous in terms of their attributes.
In Kaalpurush or natural chart, 9th house is the strongest house of Jupiter. In your birth chart if Jupiter sits in the 9th house, it is considered extremely auspicious. This position promises wealth, good education, happiness and satwik nature.
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If you have Jupiter in the 9th house of the birth chart, you will be the one who protects and carries forward your family tradition. You will be religious minded, truthful and highly respected even by learned people for your knowledge. You would love to travel and this travel will not be just for fun, you would love to know about the culture, tradition and customs of the place and the people. You will go on pilgrimages as well. You probably have the inclination to donate in charities and help the poor and needy. You will own a large house and vehicles.
You will have great respect for your father, teachers, mentors and your Guru. You will also get a good spiritual guru who will help you to walk the righteous and spiritual path. You will gain knowledge of the sacred ancient texts. Your nature will be inherently philosophical with your Jupiter in the 9th house.
Jupiter in the 9th house indicates that you father is a respected and righteous man. He is also authoritative in nature.
You will have a natural liking towards the colour yellow, particularly if the sign in the 9th house is Sagittarius or Pisces.
With Jupiter in the 9th house you are blessed to have providential help when you are in trouble. That means even when you are pushed to the edge in life and are not seeing any way out, suddenly at the last moment you will receive some help from somewhere that will save you from that situation. It seems due to your past life good karmas God has decided to save you from all adverse situations in this life and gifted you with 9th house Jupiter. Guru’s blessings will always there be with you.
Now with all these sacredness, what kind of work will you do in this mortal world with Jupiter sitting in your 9th house?
Well, all planets normally indicate an array of professions depending on where they are placed, their significations and aspects. With Jupiter in your 9th house, you can be a scholar with a PhD, a professor, a teacher, a lawyer or a judge. Profession in banking and finance is also related to Jupiter. You can be a consultant or advisor to the management of a large corporate. You can also be a clerk, a travel agent, a priest, a preacher, an astrologer, a publisher or a business person who gives employment to others. You can hold a very high position in a company too. If other planets support, you can be in some job that involves the Government. Your work may be related to foreign countries and immigration.
There are a few drawbacks of Jupiter being in the 9th house. You may wonder what harm a super benefic planet like Jupiter can do. Well, no planet is 100% good or bad. Even the most benefic planet like Jupiter can have some lessons to teach us. I would not like to brand these as negative results. Negative and positive are man-made perceptions of happenings of our lives. Many a time I have seen that what is positive today may turn out to be a negative event a few years down the line and vice versa. It is all relative. It depends on our karma.
Anyway, coming back to the drawbacks; with Jupiter in the 9th house you may take the good things in life for granted. Therefore, sometimes there is not enough effort and hard work from you side to harvest the potentials of this Jupiter. It can make you fanatic about the tradition and religion. You may become extremely protective about your faith and belief system and want others to follow what you believe is right. On the contrary, you may also become quite indifferent about religion and religious rituals due to laziness. 9th house Jupiter can give life-long worry about your children. You will remain worried about your children for some reason or the other. It may also indicate sufferings to your mother. Jupiter in 9th house can give false pride and egotistical temperament. One may also get insulted due to this trait. After all too much of anything is not good. Now all of these do not occur simultaneously in one person, but one or two of these traits are definitely seen in persons with Jupiter in the 9th house.
All these results, whether good or not so good, will vary depending on which ascendant you are.
If your ascendant is Aries, Leo or Sagittarius and your Jupiter is placed in the 9th house, it is the best position of Jupiter. The next good position applies if your ascendant is Cancer, Scorpio or Pisces. If your ascendant is Gemini, Libra or Aquarius, this position gives moderate results. However, if your ascendant is Taurus, Virgo or Capricorn, Jupiter in 9th house does not give much benefic results, it rather has many lessons to teach you.
Now coming to the aspects of 9th house Jupiter.
It is said wherever Jupiter aspects, the attributes related to those houses of the chart become a gift from God. Jupiter has three aspects, 5th, 7th and 9th. When Jupiter is in the 9th house, it’s aspects fall on your ascendant, on your 3rd house of self-effort and hobbies and on your 5th house of intelligence and children.
When Jupiter is in the 9th house and aspecting your ascendant, you will have a personality of a counsellor. You will guide a lot of people in the right direction and people will also listen to you.
When 9th House Jupiter is aspecting your 3rd house, you will develop some interest in reading about spirituality; you would like to go for travels that has a theme of religious celebrations or pure spirituality. You may engage in communication with others on philosophical or religious or spiritual topics.
When Jupiter aspects your 5th house, it increases your intelligence. You may have a natural tendency towards ‘mantra sadhna’. You will develop your own ideology or philosophy about how to deal with your children. Your children and your subordinates will see you as a guide or Guru in their lives.