Jupiter is considered the most powerful and biggest among the nine planets. According to Vedic astrology, Jupiter is lord of Sagittarius and Pisces sign and in Nakshatra it is lord of Punarvasu, Vishakha and Purvabhadrapada Nakshatra. Jupiter is auspicious planet which delivers purity, honesty, truthfulness and happiness.

People who are influenced by Jupiter are generally fat and suffer from cough. They are tall with loud voice. Beneficial Jupiter in horoscope makes native spiritual, philosophical and honest and native get peace, prosperity, progress, good health and wealth. Native will definitely get respect and good reputation in society. But if Jupiter is afflicted or weak in one’s horoscope then native will be an extremist, liberal, lavish, careless and extravagant. Jaundice and Liver  problems are caused by the ill-effect of this planet.

Jupiter has full aspect on the fifth, seventh and ninth house. The house that has an aspect with Jupiter yield beneficial result. It becomes very effective (Yoga karaka) in Sagittarius and Pisces because the house in which it has an aspect and the house in which it takes position are both beneficial.

Jupiter stays for one month in each sign and takes thirteen months to complete the cycle of twelve signs. Jupiter increases power of house, wherever it is placed. Strong Jupiter in a horoscope bestows the best qualities which a person can possess. He enables the native to understand the real meaning of universe.

This great planet agrees with the moon in respect of compassion. That is why Jupiter gets exalted in Cancer sign and is ruled by the moon and debilitated in Capricorn which is seventh from the Cancer sign.

Jupiter’s colour is yellow and gemstone is yellow sapphire.