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Venus / Shukra

Rashis ruled by Venus :  Taurus, Libra
Venus Exaltation Rashi : Pisces
Venus debilitation Rashi: Virgo
Nakshatras ruled by Venus : Bharni, Purva Phalguni, Purva Shadha
Venus is karaka for : Riches, pleasures, married life, wife, beauty  
Friends :  Saturn, Mercury, Rahu, Ketu
Neutral: Jupiter, Mars
Enemies:  Sun, Moon
Gemstone: Diamond
Day ruled by Venus: Friday
Marankarak house for Venus: sixth house

Venus is considered to be a benific planet. It is the significator of beauty. A well placed Venus in horoscope can give a person all kinds of pleasures in life. Venus gives love for arts. The effect of Venus is at its peak during 16 to 32 years. In a man’s horoscope, Venus signifies his wife.

If Venus is afflicted in horoscope, a person tends to overdo things and may have addictions. This happens more if Venus if aspected by mars, Uranus or Neptune. If Venus is aspected by Saturn, a person remains very much in control.

Venus is the teacher of demons.
Venus aspects the 7th house from where it is placed in horoscope.

Malavya Yoga of Venus:

This is one of the Pancha Mahapurush yogas. This yoga happens Venus is in Kendra in its own rashi or exhaltation rashi. This yoga makes a person rick and bestows him with material pleasures.

Professions ruled by Venus:
Artists, actors, dancers, singers, poets, traders of gemstones, jewelers, traders of fashionable clothes, traders of perfumes, selling alcohol, tailor, sellers of sweets.

Body parts ruled by Venus :
Eyes, chin, cheeks, neck, reproductive organs, gall bladder, thymus gland