With Jupiter in Scorpio, Intensity Is a Must for Growth

The planet Jupiter.

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Jupiter Scorpio characters find their way using profound instincts for timing and psychic discernment. They have peak experiences when there's a lot of intensity.

Keep in mind that Jupiter is in play in those moments when you have faith that life is unfolding as it should. This sense of rightness expands when you trust your intuition and act on it. 

Scorpio shows its greatness in Jupiter, and that has to do with the skillful directing of inner intensity. It's a water sign and one that often has advanced gifts involving emotional intelligence. 

Is this your Jupiter Sign?

Whole Soul Goals

Jupiter Scorpio people feel lost if they don't have an all-absorbing goal. It's got to be challenging and risky, with the promise of being changed by the process. 

Jupiter is associated with the big picture or big sky moments that make all the day-to-day struggles worthwhile. So in Scorpio, there's deep diving into enigmatic problems or creations that require a personal metamorphosis. 

A happy Jupiter Scorpio, then, is one who has outlets for all that inner longing and intensity. It is a fixed sign Jupiter, making it one that looks for long-term aims that call for intense focus.  

The Shining

Jupiter Scorpio often has the shining, and this psychic radar is a navigating tool. It'll be that sense of knowing that tells you when to introduce yourself or drop an idea at work. 

Jupiter rules allies and mentors, so Scorpios are prone to a gut feeling about people that are often proven correct. They sense the intentions of competitors or those playing power games. Having these skills puts them in the right place at the right time with the right people. 

They are especially skilled at knowing when someone is scheming to undermine them. They also sense which allies have what they need, in the spirit of Scorpio's shared resources. 

They might not be a team player unless they find exceptional people they trust. 

Jupiter in Scorpio Personality Traits

Jupiter Scorpios are naturally watchful and can sometimes close themselves off to new ideas or people. This is a defense against feeling vulnerable or lost. Other times, they take risks that end in disaster or overreaction. 

But with this Jupiter, they're made of strong stuff, and can usually deal with a lot of drama. They grow by being a kind of chaos alchemist because they are able to handle the truth. They can deal with the disruption that is necessary for change. 

Scorpio's ruler Pluto is present for many experiences of extreme transformation. They'll likely reinvent themselves again and again.

They might apply that Pluto-power to being a healer, or a solver of mysteries. They're a natural psychologist and may play that role for friends and family, even if they don't do it professionally.

If they get into the healing professions, it'll likely be something to do with the psyche, but also the soul. 

Astrologer Stephen Arroyo is a Jupiter Scorpio himself and wrote in his Chart Interpretation Handbook that someone with this sign "seeks to grow and improve oneself through transmutation of desires and compulsions and by unusually thorough understanding of life's inner workings." 

You need that experience of dying to the old self, and being reborn, to feel like you're on the right path. Jupiter is associated with leading or sharing knowledge, so you might become a guide through the darkness for others. 

Jupiter Scorpio Speaks

  • Tupac Shakur (Gemini with Jupiter Scorpio): "My mama always used to tell me: 'If you can't find somethin' to live for, you best find somethin' to die for.'
  • Stephen King (Virgo with Jupiter Scorpio): "I love crime, I love mysteries, and I love ghosts."
  • Sade Adu (Capricorn with Jupiter Scorpio): "Whatever I'm doing, I'm in that moment and I'm doing it. The rest of the world's lost. If I'm cooking some food or making soup, I want it to be lovely. If not, what's the point of doing it?"
  • Viggo Mortensen (Libra with Jupiter Scorpio): "If you don't find some way to discuss what's going on inside you, it can come out in other ways that are self-destructive."


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