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The Llewellyn Encyclopedia

Term: Jupiter

DEFINITIONS

Jupiter: Jupiter is in its rulership in Sagittarius. Jupiter is the planet that can tell you about processes in your life. On the physical level Jupiter relates to glandular function, specifically the liver. The sign and house placement indicate the general level of glandular function, and may indicate the most appropriate diet. Aspects to Jupiter can indicate the timing of diet and nutritional changes to achieve healthier processing within the body.

The same is true for the mind. Jupiter indicates a philosophical level of thinking. Its placement and aspects suggest how you relate to the world on the mental level, where you thoughts tend to expand, and how you approach new situations mentally. Jupiter reflects the area where you are most optimistic about life. It can also show where you can become extravagant or how you tend to exaggerate.

Jupiter also shows how you approach religious concepts. Do you examine the details Virgo style? Do you go with what is comfortable Taurus style? Jupiter shows how you come to understand the Universe and God, what inspires you to greater faith, and how you hold onto your beliefs once they have developed.

Jupiter is idealistic. Its placement and aspects show where idealism will take you during your life. Jupiter provides a reflection of how you pursue your mission in life. Here I am referring to your spiritual mission, but also to your career as that pertains to your spiritual development.

Jupiter reflects the human capacity for forgiveness. Each of us has a personal style where relationships are concerned, and each of us forgives the errors and differences in others. Jupiter’s placement and aspects show how we learn to forgive ourselves for weaknesses and mistakes as well. This is how we come to understand ourselves, not as vessels of perfect human expression, but rather as spiritually guided beings who seek our own most inspired, most confident, most successful expression. Jupiter allows us to indulge in excesses, while at the same time guiding us to our goals. This planet shows how your individual sense of humor works. Through Jupiter we come to understand humanity n general and ourselves in particular, both aspiring to be spiritually wise and understanding of self and others.
source: What Astrology Can Do for You, Stephanie Clement

Hierophant: One of the trumps of the Major Arcana of the tarot. Numbered V. In the system of Eliphas Levi, it corresponds to the Hebrew letter Heh. In the system of the Golden Dawn, The Hierophant corresponds to the Hebrew letter Vav and the astrological sign of Taurus.

Hierophant: An officer of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. When the temple is set up for Neophytes, the Hierophant (Greek for “initiating priest”) sits in the East, represents the dawning Light, and is the main ritual officer. When a woman holds this office she is called the Hierophatria or Hieropantissa.

Hierophant:

The 5th Major Arcanum of the Tarot

Image: Pope or other major religious leader

Hebrew letter: Vav

Divinatory meaning: Authority, Wisdom, Spirituality

Path on the Tree of Life: 16th path connecting Yesod to Tiphareth.

Qabalistic Description. The 5th Key, the 16th Path. Magus of the Eternal Gods. This Path connects Chesed (Mercy) with Chokmah (Wisdom). The primary function of the Hierophant is to tie together the Great Above to that which is Below. The Hierophant is also the Great Teacher of the Mysteries, bringing understanding as the link between sensory experience and inner illumination. Vav means the nail, binding things together.

Card Description.  The Hierophant as High Priest is the counterpart of the High Priestess. As Aries is the house of Mars and the exaltation of the Sun, so Taurus is the house of Venus and the exaltation of the Moon. He is the reflective or mystical aspect of the masculine. He is the thinker as the Emperor is the doer.

His colors unlike those of the Emperor vary considerably. Red, orange, maroon, deep brown, and chestnut brown, suggest veiled thought, interior power, endurance, contemplation and reconciliation. This card frequently indicates the hidden guardianship of the Masters.

Interpretation. Divine wisdom, occult wisdom, manifestation, explanation, teaching. The Hierophant differs from, though resembling in some respects, the meaning of The Magician, The Prophet, and The Lovers.

Psychological Value. You may use this Arcanum when you are eager to act, but have not yet figured out what your true heart’s desire is, or when you are wasting your efforts on things you don’t need, instead of focusing on your truest desires. It helps you develop generosity, sincerity, justice, tact, courtesy and refinement, as well as your sense of order and organization. It can help you to understand how to best present yourself socially. (According to the Divine Arcana of the Aurum Solis—Divinity: Zeus;  Greek Letter: Upsilon.)


source: Llewellyn's Complete Book of Psychic Empowerment, by Carl Llewellyn Weschcke & Joe H. Slate (Llewellyn Publications) - Carl Llewellyn Weschcke

Also See: PopeHigh PriestJupiter

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