Jupiter will move into the sign of Leo on July 16th and remain there until August 11, 2015. The planet Jupiter’s position in the zodiac shows how you express your need to grow. It shows your interests in the higher values of life and how you share those interests with others. When you think of the “Giant Planet” you think expansiveness. This is what energies of Jupiter challenge us to do in the physical, the intellect, the emotional but most important the spiritual, to expand and grow. Jupiter's energy is unrestrained and its effect is to inflate. It rules our expansion potential in the material, spiritual, intellectual and cultural sense. Jupiter is the planet of opportunities because its energies compel us towards experiences that promote our growth. Jupiter's energy is predominantly benevolent, one which wants us to grow and flourish in a positive way.
Leo is a fixed (tenacious, persistent) fire sign is ruled by the Sun. The sign of Leo, will describe how and where you will be affected by influences of optimism, capacity for enjoyment and self-expression. Your Sun is arguably the most powerful energy in your whole chart. It represents your central sense of purpose and identity. Leo represents our self-esteem, playfulness, love and self-affirming purpose. Leo speaks to creative ability and the power of the individual to meet the challenges of everyday life and will describe how and where you will be affected by influences of optimism, capacity for enjoyment and self-expression. Leos are powerful personalities. They are usually ambitious and enthusiastic people who enjoy drawing attention to themselves. Sometimes they can be overly confident and outspoken. On the opposite side of the coin, Leos are courageous when needed, loyal and generous and will defend their loved ones with surprising force.
The last time we saw this transits was in 2002. Jupiter wants more--more love, more money, more travel, and more spirituality. In Leo, Jupiter wants more fun. While Jupiter was in watery and sentimental Cancer during the last year, many people experienced the expansion of their waistline. Jupiter in Leo increases your metabolism. Jupiter in Leo is always ready for the next adventure or journey. Jupiter represents Higher philosophy and speaking the Highest Truth. Past life issues about being burned at the stake for speaking your Truth now need to be released. Jupiter is a wise teacher. Leo is a charismatic leader. It is time to bring out the Hierophant within you, teaching the sleeping masses to honor a Higher Purpose. New ventures this coming year will tend be all about creativity and rampant possibilities, hang the details. So if you're a stickler, you may seem a thorn in people's sides. It's fun to roll with the blue-sky crowd, but don't count on cashing in on everything or taking it to the limits first imagined. Still, you hit the mark by aiming high. While this transit will be beneficial to everyone, individuals with Leo Sun and Rising Signs will really feel the positive energy.