In Transit these days Venus and Jupiter are conjoined in the sign Cancer. As both these planets give us something they are known as to be benefic by nature. This Jupiter and Venus is a very interesting conjunction as in Vedic astrology both are known to be teachers, Jupiter or Bhiraspati is the Guru , spiritual teacher or you can say guide of the Gods or that part of you that wants to connect with the higher level. The principles with which you live your life as to be a better human being. Venus or Shukra is the Guru or teacher of the Asuras or the demons or that part of you that wants you to fulfill your desires and feel happy even if it is for brief period.
This is a very fascinating combination astrologically more because it is being formed in the Sign Cancer which is the sign ruled by the Moon the planet for emotions, sensitivity and mental happiness. This Jupiter and Venus in Cancer will give rise to inner conflicts that will create confusion as to which path to follow. The path as defined by Jupiter which is of Dharma, Justice, principles or the path defined by Venus which is pleasure, comforts and luxuries.
Both Jupiter and Venus are teachers yet they teach two different things in our life. Should we move towards what Jupiter teaches us like self sacrifice, generosity, kindness and liberate our self from the materialistic world or follow Venus which is to incline towards superficial world, but one full of pleasure, elusive, running after outside beauty and away from real attachments.
Jupiter gets exalted in Cancer and hence Jupiter will be very strong during this period. The message of Jupiter teaches us things that will help us to grow spiritually as it is the planet of expansion. Jupiter teaches us how to connect with things more worldly in nature while Shukra or Venus on the other hand will try to move us away towards the opposite of what Jupiter would teach and push us towards a more materialistic world, give a strong desire towards fulfillment of pleasure of senses and to seek comforts of the body. Venus will try to takes us away from spiritual world to a world of selfishness.
So the period ahead will see rise in inner conflicts as both these forces are well within all of us. It is up to the individual to decide as to what path to lead one that is of principles as defined by Jupiter, that may not bring immediate happiness but would be correct in the long run or listen to the demons and follow Venus and go after materialistic gains that bring immediate happiness but lead to discontentment and unhappiness in the end.
What Jupiter and Venus represent are all within us and we conflict with them on daily basis. The Demons are materialistic forces ruled by Venus that one experiences, while Gods are wisdom, knowledge and honesty of the individual that is governed by Jupiter. The inner conflict that we experience in our daily life in deciding what is right and what is wrong will get bigger now. Jupiter is the energy and light towards the inner knowledge and awakening while Venus takes us away from wisdom towards worldly passion and blindly fulfilling our desires.