The planet Jupiter is named after the Roman god of the same name. Jupiter was considered to be the king/ chief god of the Roman pantheon. Jupiter was the Roman equivalent of the Greek god Zeus and they shared many similar traits and characteristics. He is associated with justice, the sky, thunder, kingship, sovereignty, law, oaths and treaties. He was responsible for protecting the Roman state and its laws. Jupiter was also known as Jove and was venerated as Jupiter Optimus Maximus, the Best and Greatest.
The planet Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system and the fifth planet from the Sun. It has been known by ancient civilisations since before recorded history. It has 79 known moons, the largest being the 4 Galilean moons: Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto which were first discovered by the Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer Galileo Galilei in 1610. Jupiter has a faint ring system surrounding it, mostly comprised of dust from its moons caused during impact by comets and asteriods. It is the 4th brightest object in our solar system after the Sun, Moon and Venus, and is one of five planets which can be seen by the naked eye from Earth.
In astrology Jupiter represents expansion,increase, good luck, good fortune, abundance, prosperity, wisdom, knowledge, travel, study, authority, law and justice. It rules the zodiac sign Sagittarius. Those born under the sign of Sagittarius are generally optimistic, energetic, open minded, extroverts, fun and generous, they love travel, freedom and adventure and dislike clingy people or partners and being constrained.
Call on Jupiter to work magic for abundance, justice, Knowledge, luck and prosperity.
Burn Cedar incense to bring the influence of Jupiter to your spell work
Drink dandelion tea to bring luck into your life ( don't pick too many of the flowers, the bees need them)
Add cloves to spell bags for abundance
Add sage to spell bags for knowledge and carry with you for exams and tests
Carry an Amethyst tumblestone for success