Navagraha Temples - (Sukhra)

Shukra - Venus spends 18.75 days in each sign of the zodiac

Venus or planets venus is the son of the great seer Bhirgu. Bhirgu, an astrologer, taught his son all of the spiritual sciences and scriptures. Venus or Shukra was enemy to Brahaspati (Jupiter), so Shukra agreed to be the teacher of the asuras (antigods). He became the preceptor of the antigods to protect them against the gods and subgods.

Alternative Name Shukra
Planetary Ruler Taurus and Libra

Sidereal Ruler

Leo and Pisces
Represented by Goddesss of and beauty (Roman Mythology)
Associated Day Friday
Associated Direction Southeast
In Chinese Astrology Associated with metal (or gold) that is unyielding, strong and persistent.
In Indian Astrology Represents wealth, pleasure and reproduction
Related Gemstones Diamond
Related Metal Gold
In numerology Rules number 6

Astrology Venus is strong and brings wealth, comfort, attraction to the opposite sex. Person whose venus is rightly placed, they love jewelry, sour taste, white dresses, decoration, perfumes, tasty foods and fine arts.
He is of white complexion, middle-aged and of agreeable countenance. He is described variously mounted, on a camel or a horse or a crocodile. He holds a stick, beads and a lotus and sometimes a bow and arrow.