Keywords: fantasy, idealism, addiction to love
Frequency: Once every 6 years. Duration: 4 months (seems long! But Jupiter moves average 30 deg. per year: one third = 10 degrees and 4 months)
Our mystical yearnings increase during this subtle but powerful transit. We search for nothing less than the ultimate meaning of our worldly experience and we seek some sort of transcendent spiritual revelation. Romance has its appeal now, but keep in mind that there are some who say that romantic love is really misplaced love of God.
Don't put anyone on a pedestal, and dont climb up on your own, either. Compassion is stimulated by this energy and is best expressed in big ways that provide the active relief of suffering. A comparative study of religions may be fascinating at this time, more so than usual. There are so many doors to the temple! Just be careful not to be swept away by any type of spiritual practice right now; a certain amount of involvement is certainly okay, but not total immersion. The urge to escape can be temporarily overwhelming and its all too easy to fall into addictive behavior. There are lots of addictions, some of which are more productive than others. Try work, exercise or a spiritual practice rather than the usual substances, which can be more dangerous than usual due to our increased sensitivity.