Jupiter Retrograde in 2024 in the Zodiac Sign of Gemini
Jupiter is the Planet of Expansion
Jupiter will be retrograding the airy zodiac sign of Gemini in 2024. In astrology, Jupiter is the planet of expansion, growth, knowledge, adventure, and good luck. Jupiter turns retrograde every 9 months for about 4 months. During this time, much like the Saturn retrograde, you may feel less ambitious and less expansive. Astrologically, there is also a ‘shadow period’ when Jupiter enters retrograde zone on July 15, 2024 and ceases its retrograde motion on April 30, 2025.
Jupiter is retrograde in 2024 from October 9, 2024 to February 4, 2025
Similar to Mars retrograde, Jupiter also has an affinity with the male yang energy, and when in retrograde phase, you may become more inwardly focused. It’s as if expansive and dynamic energy contracts and you become less interested in growing your life in the outside world. As Gemini is an Air sign, this could have consequences for your communications or thinking. You may feel less like socialising and keep to yourself a bit more than usual. Many people are affected to some extent. However, if you are a Cardinal sign – Aries, Cancer, Libra or Capricorn you will likely be more strongly impacted.
Effects of Retrograde Jupiter in Gemini
When Jupiter goes retrograde in Gemini, it’s like hitting the pause button on our beliefs and communication styles.
Think of it as a time similar to Mercury Retrograde to rethink what you believe in. You might find yourself looking at things from a different angle, exploring new ideas, or questioning what you thought you knew.
Similar to when Mercury is retrograde, communication gets a spotlight too. It’s a chance to tweak how you express yourself, listen better, and maybe even learn a new way of communicating with others.
Education and learning also come into focus. You might feel drawn to explore new subjects or rethink your approach to learning during this period.
Remember, it’s not about making big plans but more about internal growth. Use this time to expand your mental horizons and gain wisdom through reflection.
Overall, the 2024 Jupiter retrograde is an invitation to dive into beliefs, brush up on how you talk and listen, and embrace the world of ideas with a fresh perspective.
Take Control of Habits That Don’t Serve You
Jupiter is normally a benevolent planet however, when retrograding, expansion and growth go into reverse gear in some areas of life. But again, if you have a habit that has gotten out of control, Jupiter in retrograde phase might give you the chance to finally take control and overcome addictions, negative habits, and behaviours that no longer serve your highest good.
Also on the positive side, there’s a chance that – some may more easily lose weight if they decide to. However, a general feeling of contraction or restriction could also be experienced, and the pursuit of ambition and opportunity could be hindered. Again, sometimes a lack of ambition isn’t a bad thing, it’s time to relax, especially around Christmas time. However, your creativity may seem stuck or decrease in some way. Again, on the positive side, there’s a possibility of eliminating hindrances that stand in the way of success.
Look With New Eyes
As you can see, Jupiter retrograde in Gemini is a bit of a mixed bag of influences, some positive and others less so. All planetary retrogrades give us the opportunity to review, reflect and reassess different areas of our lives. We need to look at a situation with ‘new eyes’ and find a new, more appropriate way to deal with it.
Those Most Affected by Planet Jupiter Retrograde in 2024
- Large animals including agricultural animals such as cattle.
- People who speculate such as stock traders and gamblers.
- Those involved in organised religions including members of the clergy and their congregations.
- People involved in the travel industry.
- Teachers, coaches and mentors. Philosophers, intellectuals and the education industry generally.
- Those involved in banking, law, publishing, journalism and the internet.
Wishing you well in 2024!
Psychic Astrologer Rose Smith 🙂
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