Venus is also known as Shukra . It is a feminine planet possesses grace and ease. It is also known as evening star. Venus takes 225 days to complete its orbit around sun. It is never more than 47 degrees from the Sun. It is considered to be the goddess of love, beauty, marriage, romance, passion, wealth, dance, music, rain, bed room, comfort, harmony in our emotional attachments, friendship and other unions (like business partnerships). Venus also deals with the pleasure we derive from our possessions. Luxuries (jewelry, paintings, and expensive cars), good food and drink, a beautiful home and a sense of refinement all please Venus s interests. This Planet asks us to appreciate the exquisite nature of things. It s a sensual, though not necessarily sexual. This Planet is inextricably linked to refinement, art, culture, charm and grace.
Exalted: Pisces Debilitated: Virgo Body Part: Sexual Organs MahaDasha: 20 years Gem: Diamond Numerology: 6 Colour: White Nakshtra: Bharni,Purvasadha,PurvPhalguni Element: Water Bhav Karak: 7 Mantra: Om shum shukraya namah Day: Friday
Shukra Mantra Hima Kunda Mruna Labham Daityanam Paramam Gurum Sarva Shastra Pravak Taram Bhar Gavam Prana Maamyaham Meaning: I pray to Venus (Shukra), the ultimate preceptor of demons, promulgator of all learning, he who shines like the fiber of snow-white jasmine.