Mercury Conjunct Jupiter

Mercury Conjunct Jupiter Natal

This combination contains a natural desire to span the archetypal philosophical divide between the one and the many, the general and what’s particular. If you have this aspect in your natal chart, you can take great joy and find meaning in manipulating the basic facts and stuff of everyday life. There is a great inventiveness that can find ways to simplify or expedite menial tasks, which frees up energy for leisure and reverie. Stories of finding the meaning of life within the humdrum of day-to-day activities will resonate and propel you to seek and find the extraordinary within the commonplace. Care should be taken not to overly-shelter or protect yourself from the harsher realities of life, as you will have great psychic resilience and flexibility that can find the good in almost any situation. Becoming too far removed from the basic activities of ordinary life can lead to over-inflation, impracticality, and even downfall.

Mercury Conjunct Jupiter Transit

There are two different kinds of conjunctions transiting Mercury can make with natal Jupiter. During normal direct motion (not near a station) transit, Mercury makes quick one-hit conjunctions to natal Jupiter that happen yearly and represent an opportunity for insight into how the particular day-to-day facts inform an emerging theory or experience of cultural diversity, taking it to the next step in its development. Sometimes, direct Mercury makes close conjunctions (within a few degrees) to the natal Jupiter, while also conjunct the transiting sun, only at much longer thirteen-year intervals. These rarer conjunctions represent opportunities for new social or cultural experiences that can radically expand your horizons and fuel further explorations for years to come. Exposure to new philosophies that expand the mind often accompanies these experiences. The retrograde conjunctions from transiting Mercury to natal Jupiter will occur in groups of three (with a direct conjunction before and after) only every six to seven years, or more often, thirteen years apart. These are opportunities for major adjustments to your inner sense of expansion and guidance. New experiences can prompt revelations of profound inner truths. You may experience visions of the future or a call to finally explore things you’ve only dared to think or dream about thus far.

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