Planet Venus/ Shukra:
The planet Venus is associated with the fifth day of the weak – Friday. It is the planet of beauty and an embodiment of love, and the brightest planet in the solar system. Visible to human eye, it is the second planet of the solar system. According to the Vedic Hindu myth the planet Venus, is also known as Shukrachaya, and hence the teacher or gurus of Demon or evil forces. Venus is known as the cosmic poet and musician and artist. The Venus fundamentally rules over the love and relationships, brings riches in the world of native and controls the marital- relations and maintains conjugal bliss.
Favourable Venus (Shukra):
When the Shukra is favourable, it promotes a life full of success, beautiful family life, and spouse, satisfying the relation between husband and wife.
Unfavourable Venus (Shukra):
Since Shukra governs the human body like Skin eyes and cheeks, the malefic Venus brings, skin and other diseases and also discord in family relationships.
Facts about Venus (Shukra):
In Vedic astrology, there is a dasha or planetary period known as Shukra Dasha which remains active in a person's horoscope for 20 years. In addition Shukra is an important benefic planet in the horoscope. Shukra is associated with a month in the Hindu calendar called Jyestha. The Gemstone associated with the planet is diamond. Venus= Goddess Lakshmi, so when the planet is malefic, praying to Goddess Lakshmi is also advised.
Significance of Shukra Puja:
The Venus or Shukra puja is recommended for those who have a malefic of planet Venus. It removes all the Shukra dosh and helps in reducing the ill effects of the planets and increases the good effects of the planet.
Ritual of Shukra (Venus) Puja:
Observing fast on any given Friday is the best way to do the puja and appease Lord Shukra.
Worshipping Lord Shiva (as Lord Shukra is a devotee of Lord Shiva), Ganesha. Also helps in pleasing the lord Shukra.
Chanting the Shukra Shanti Mantra, while performing the puja is said to Please lord Shukra.
Homam or Havan can also be performed.
On a Friday, give white clothes and ornaments to needy and young Girls.
Items required for the Shukra Puja:
Jaap Mala, idols of Shiva, Parvati and Durga, Navgrahas yantra, betel nut, a red colour chunri, and the red auspicious thread rice and coconut. Place these items on the place of worship or on a plate.
Include flower, fruits, sweets and the offerings made to the Brahman as well.
Benefits to perform Shukra Puja:
The puja reduces the malefic effects of the planet.
Increases marital harmony and decreases any and every sort of discord in family
It reduces the chances of meeting with accidents or mishaps.
Helps you attain spiritual bliss and gives the protection from evil or bad eyes.
Lal Kitab Remedies for Malefic Shukra:
It is advised to keep a square silver item near you or in your purse this will reduce the ill effects of Shukra to the minimum.
Feeding black horse or Cow on a Friday with rice and white fruits is said to be a reducing effect of the planet.
Wearing any kind of diamond ornaments reduces the malefic effect of Shukra.
Chanting the Shukra Beej mantra is also beneficial.
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