Understanding Jupiter Retrograde

In Vedic astrology, when a planet is retrograde, it appears to move backward through the zodiac, contrary to its usual direct motion. Jupiter, often referred to as Guru, governs the natural 12th house of the zodiac, which is associated with losses, spirituality, and liberation. When Jupiter turns retrograde, it may intensify the energy of this house, leading to challenges related to losses, detachment, and inner exploration.

Jupiter Retrograde Timings

New York, USA
4th Sep, 2023 10:15 am to 30th Dec 2023 10:42 pm

Chennai, India
4th Sep, 2023 07:45 pm to 31st Dec, 2023 08 :12 am

London, UK
4th Sep, 2023 03:15 pm to 31st Dec, 2023 03:42 am

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Unique Remedy to Counter the Effects of Jupiter Retrograde

In Vedic astrology, symbolism plays a crucial role in understanding remedies. The natural 12th house of Pisces ruled by Jupiter, is associated with walking, feet and movement.

This is where the unique remedy of “walking in reverse” comes into play. During Jupiter retrograde, the 12th house energies are amplified, potentially bringing to the surface unresolved issues and karmic patterns. “Walking in reverse” aligns with this intensified 12th house energy, offering a practical and symbolic means to address these challenges. It’s a way to navigate this period with mindfulness and self-awareness. This remedy encourages us to embrace the retrograde’s introspective energy, enabling them to release old baggage, gain clarity, and make spiritual progress.

How to Practice Walking in Reverse

Practicing walking in reverse is a simple yet powerful remedy that can be incorporated into your daily routine during Jupiter retrograde periods. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Choose a quiet and safe location where you won’t be disturbed.
  2. Before you start walking in reverse, take a moment to clear your mind and focus on your intention. Reflect on what you wish to release or heal during this period.
  3. With your attention centered and your intent clear, start walking backward slowly. Pay close attention to your steps and the sensations in your body as you move.
  4. To enhance the effectiveness of this remedy, you can chant a Jupiter-related mantra, such as the “Om Guruve Namah” mantra, as you walk in reverse.
  5. Incorporate this practice into your daily routine, especially during the Jupiter retrograde period. Consistency is key to experiencing its benefits.

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