Planetary Aspects: Jupiter sextile Chiron
What does Jupiter sextile Chiron mean? The answer depends on whether it’s an aspect occurring in your natal chart, currently forming in the cosmos (transit-to-transit aspect), transiting your chart, or happening in a chart comparison (synastry – relationship astrology).
However, this aspect between planets has common general themes. The following shows interpretations of Jupiter sextile Chiron in these various forms as well as in general.
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When Jupiter and Chiron connect, we explore our capacity to understand and comprehend, as well as our relationship to our beliefs, understanding of the truth, and the desire to share, guide, teach, and learn.
In the Natal Chart
With Jupiter forming a sextile to Chiron in the birth chart, you’re a brilliant teacher or guide. You convey your ideas in a compassionate, understanding, and positive way. It’s almost effortless to understand others’ perspectives. You teach or guide gently.
You feel extra compassion for the underdog and the misunderstood. Sharing your ideas, thoughts, and experiences can be therapeutic. You’re particularly offput by hypocrisy, and you’re willing to learn, change, and grow. You aim for more mindfulness, and you can thoroughly enjoy experiences that raise your consciousness.
This aspect is one indicator of a positive mindset–you pick yourself up from a fall quickly. You might have an early experience of a limitation that taught you that you can rebound from a setback stronger than you were before. You’re resourceful.
Key Traits of Jupiter sextile Chiron. You will find some, many, or all of the following, depending on how strong this aspect is in the natal chart:
- Understanding and tolerant.
- Problem solver.
- Able to see the bigger picture, the whole of an issue.
- Loves animals.
Transit to Transit
With Jupiter forming a sextile to Chiron, our attempts to broaden our horizons through such experiences as furthering our education, expanded activities, and spirituality, contribute much to our personal growth.
This subtly uplifting time brings us the opportunity to free ourselves from restrictive and negative attitudes that have been undermining our progress. We are especially open to learning from others, and better able to help others to understand our point of view. We might open our minds to different perspectives and philosophies.
We are absorbing and possibly sharing what we’ve learned from past experiences and mistakes.
Jupiter sextile Chiron dates from 1940 to 2040
The following show the dates of this aspect’s occurrence in history, current times, and the future in two different formats.
Dates with Planetary Positions by Signs and Degrees. Note: dates and times are Eastern and are within the years 1940 to 2050:
In Transit to the Natal Chart
When transiting Jupiter sextiles natal Chiron, you are in the position to expand your outlook and improve your feelings of optimism. Opening your mind or expanding your experiences can have a healing, almost therapeutic effect on your life. Generosity and openness can have a similar outcome. You might also seek more meaning at this time. Opportunities to learn, deepen your knowledge, or travel or venture outside of your usual routine can emerge.
When transiting Chiron sextiles natal Jupiter, you’re more attuned to your belief system. This can be a mind-opening transit. You’re breaking habits that kept you from growing and improving. You might seek alternative therapy or methods of healing.
In Chart Comparison (Synastry)
When Jupiter in one chart forms a sextile with Chiron in another chart, you spark joy in one another. This is one indication of a good sense of humor between you, as well as a general understanding or tolerance of one another. Optimism and enthusiasm are strong. The Jupiter person is able to recognize the vulnerable side of the Chiron person, and is sensitive to it.
In the Composite Chart
With Jupiter sextile Chiron in the composite chart, as a couple, you try to look at the bigger picture. You’re ready to problem-solve, and this is one indication of a desire to improve, grow, and learn. Harmonizing your values and beliefs comes more easily with this aspect in your composite chart.