Mars represents our ambition, energy, action and desire. It rules our basic instincts of aggression, anger and survival. There is often no contemplation before action when it comes to this primal energy. All our sexual desires come under Mars. This is the raw physical energy as opposed to the creative energy of the sun. With good Mars placement we are assertive, directed and forthright with bad placement we an be impulsive,rash and aggressive. In your chart, Mars shows your basic animal nature, how you express anger and what gets you angry and more importantly what makes you act.
Mars Conjunct Jupiter
The classical astrology meaning of a conjunction is that the powers involved merge, so that their characters mix and form a new character, it depends on the planets characteristics as to how this can affect the individual and is one of the most difficult aspects to understand. In the case of Mars Conjunct Jupiter, the two planets are joined in a conjunction, they do astrologically become sort of a new planet, with its own distinct traits. The closer the conjunction is, the more this transformation is true. Jupiter tends to expand and amplify especially in a conjunction so in this case your Mars energy becomes much stronger than normal. This allows you to have much more energy, drive and ambition to achieve your goals. You make a good leader, inspiring courage and confidence in others. You usually enjoy good health and high vitality. You are a lot more courageous, brave and fearless of taking risks and ignoring potential negative consequences. It is a good aspect to have but it can have some drawbacks, you may overextend yourself, especially when you are getting older and can cause yourself some physical injuries by doing too much sports or exercise. It is harder to know your limits and it is important to constantly evaluate if you are taking things too far. You are energetic, resourceful, frank, outspoken, pioneering, and adventurous. There is often executive ability and an entrepreneurial attitude toward business ventures. You stand up for your beliefs and would be a formidable opponent in any kind of battle or competition. You are self-confident and have a strong will to succeed, to see how much you can do and how far you can go. No matter what you accomplish, you do not rest on your laurels. You want to keep on going, to do even bigger things. You enjoy learning about many topics and then spreading the word to others. This can lead to success in broadcasting, teaching, travel, marketing, publicity, advertising, or Internet businesses.