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Shukra occupies 3rd-from-Chandra

  1. [Shukra-Mesha]
  2. [Shukra-Urisha] [svakshetra]
  3. [Shukra-Mithuna]
  4. [Shukra-Karkata]
  5. [Shukra-Singha]
  6. [Shukra-Kanya] [nīcha]
  7. [Shukra-Vanika] [svakshetra] [mūlatrikoṇa if within 1-10 deg]
  8. [Shukra-Vṛścika]
  9. [Shukra-Dhanus]
  10. [Shukra-Makara-Draco]
  11. [Shukra-Kumbha]
  12. [Shukra-Meena] [uchcha]

  1. [Shukra in bhava-1]
  2. [Shukra in bhava-2] [svabhava]
  3. [Shukra in bhava-3]
  4. [Shukra in bhava-4] [dikbala]
  5. [Shukra in bhava-5]
  6. [Shukra in bhava-6]
  7. [Shukra in bhava-7] [svabhava]
  8. [Shukra in bhava-8]
  9. [Shukra in bhava-9]
  10. [Shukra in bhava-10]
  11. [Shukra in bhava-11]
  12. [Shukra in bhava-12]


OM shum shukraya namah

OM dram drim draum sah shukraya namah

Himkundmrinaalaabham Daityaanam Paramam Gurum

Sarvashastrapravaktaram Bhargavam Pranmaamyaham

शुक्र śukra / शुक्ल śukla

Professor Shukra

सित sita = white color, pale, lustrous

श्वेत śveta = white color

श्वेतरथ śveta-ratha = having a white chariot

भृगुज bhṛgu Bhrigu = the bright one

शुचि śuci = shining, brilliantly white

षोडशार्चिस् ṣoḍaś-ārcis = 16-rayed

दैत्यगुरु daitya-guru / असुरगुरु asura-guru

= grower of demons

कवि kavi = singer, bard, poet

सुक्रय sukraya = fair bargain

resides in





Venus - Venera


Ishtara Ashatarra

Phosphoros - Heosphoros

Lucipheros = Lucifer, light-bringing



Morgensteorra - Aefensteorra

Dianna - Inanna - Nin-si-anna


Nogah - Ba'ah - Seba-djai

Delebat - Jingxing

Freya - Frigg = Friday


the third house



Melozzo da Flori

Angel from ceiling of San Marco; c. 1485



[Yogakaraka homebound-anchoring bandhesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna] [Yogakaraka believing-principled dharmesha for Kumbha indriya-lagna]

innovative writings, competitive messaging, pioneering communicative harmony

[Shukra-Urisha] [svakshetra]

[busy-messaging sahaja-pati for Meena - Antya indriya-lagna] [mysterious-revealing randhresha for Meena - Antya indriya-lagna]


[banking-conserving dhanesha for Mesha indriya-lagna] [bargaining-balancing jaya-pati for Mesha indriya-lagna]



[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Urisha indriya-lagna] [inimical-medicating rogesha for Urisha indriya-lagna] sweet home, mother

contractual response to human problems, expressed via messaging and explanations


[creative-gambling vidya-pati for Mithuna indriya-lagna] [contemplative-retreating vyaya-pati for Mithuna indriya-lagna]

sweet entitlements, entertainment

[Shukra-Kanya] [nīcha]

[homebound-anchoring bandesha for Karkata indriya-lagna] friendly-profitable labha-pati for Karkata indriya-lagna]

sweet imbalance-seeking-a-remedy, exploitation, ailment

dhana yoga * income from financial, aesthetic writing, commerce, publications, announcements, small groups (also about women)


[Shukra-Tula] [svakshetra]

[mūlatrikoṇa if within 0-10 deg]

[busy-collaborative sahaja-pati for Simha indriya-lagna] [commanding-executive karmesha for Simha indriya-lagna]

equity-seeking communications



[historical-acquisitive dhanesha for Kanya indriya-lagna] [doctrinal-guiding dharmesha for Kanya indriya-lagna]

[narrative of beautiful danger]


[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Tulā indriya-lagna] [mysterious-revealing randhresha for Tulā indriya-lagna]


[bargaining-balancing yuvati-pati for Vṛścika indriya- lagna] [contemplative-imagining vyaya-pati for Vṛścika indriya- lagna]



[inimical-medicating rogesha for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna] [friendly-gainful labha-pati for Dhanus - Haya indriya-lagna]


[Shukra-Meena] [uchcha]

[Yogakaraka creative-witty vidya-pati for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna] [Yogakaraka dutiful-commanding karmesha for Makara - Draco indriya-lagna]

  • Miraculous Medal 1806-1876 St. Catherine Laboure [political-demonstrating Andromeda-1]

transactional relationships

beautiful photographs

visually pleasing advertising

attractive younger sibling

the message appeals to womenfolk

material wealth from media-messaging

visually balanced publications

narrative of fair commercial interactions

pleasure in writing and gesturing

graceful announcements

reports about financial wealth

enjoyment of documentation

women administrators

/ women owned business /

gracious delivery of information

media-messages which express harmony, balance, aesthetic beauty, contractual agreement

pleasant companions in business meetings

a suave communicator

likes to handle details in a balanced fashion

preference for sibling-type cohort relationships

radio-television-internet focus on feminine audience

Dhanakaraka Shukra residing in [3] self-made financial wealth = a significant dhana yoga

Shukra occupies the svabhava of friendly Budha.

pleasant and gracious in one's task-management style

Intelligence regarding capital accumulation, stored value, and resource acquisition for business use is much enhanced.

Technology of Money, beauty, and Knowledge

when dhanapathi Shukra or vriddhi-pati-11 Shukra occupies bhava-3 = extra strong ability to use technologically (3) and communicate about storage (2) treasury (2) history (2) and "face value" (2)

Enjoys the activities of sahaja-bhava togetherness, with-ness

  • commerce, cohort, communications, teamwork, small group process, business or institutional management, " department" , equipe , sales, marketing, planning, advertising, description, instruction, mercurial relationships

Extra-strong communicator on topics of women, wealth, relationship, beauty, contracts, agreement, co-ordination, balance-point when Shukra occupies a rashi of Budha



[Shukra-Simha] rules 5 + 12.

Master of covert political diplomacy. Pleasure from dramatic display of information, artistic fashion, getting attention through publications, teamwork communications, brilliant reporting. Likes to talk about celebrity events and private undertakings. May be an excellent dancer.

Cool, relational Shukra is generally uncomfortable in the rashi of hot, centrist Surya. Under Surya's burning inflience, the face-voice may be perceived as self-reflexive, less concerned with gracious balance, more concerned with willpower.


Luxurious pleasures via

Sensual Conversational Narrative, pleasant Writing and Handcraft Design,

Small-group chat, parlor culture, discussions

  • Savitri 1872-1950 revolutionary poet Shri Aurobindo Ghose + [Budha-yuti-Surya] * group discussions, writing, instructional materials, independence-promotion, political pamphlets

Diplomatic Reports and Announcements, financially privileged Business Travel, Gracious Company, balanced Media Management

Aesthetic preference for

quick, easy-to-digest, abbreviated messages

Appreciates the value of

Plans and Schedules; Siblings and Cousins; Ensemble, small Groups and Teams

Luxurious pleasures

  • via messaging communications, short travels, writing

Balance-seeking Shukra in Budha's natural sthāna is very sociable, easy and graceful of commercial discourse , and simply loves to talk.

Enjoys commercial product design, shops, and shopping

Both Masculine and Feminine Nativities may have many female friends of the conversational interactive sisterly type.

Talks and thinks about womenfolk and feminine aspects of social culture, including love, beauty, arts, fashion, and music.

delights in the interior mental narrative, loves to write, pleasure in conversations, charmed by publications, love of business administration, enjoys media production

Fabulous for flattering [Shukra] fashion photographs (3), advertising imagery, films, cinema. Not necessarily a conventional beauty but always photogenic.

Charming and delightful associations in business administration, sales, marketing advertising, messaging, publications and media production, in parlors (talk-room) and restaurants (public parlor), in connection with siblings and co-workers.

Spends money = Shukra = on expenses such as

  • public relations spin, advertising, and communications media expenses

  • the younger siblings

  • short-term travel such as business conference and family holiday

  • parties

  • tools of the trade , accessories, and equipment - Typically, acquires nice ones according to the rashi (e.g., shukra-Mesha sports equipment)

  • The cohort, the coterie, the entourage, the cooperative team, or corporate-departmental group - particularly but not exclusively, gifts for women in this group

  • publications, printing expenses, announcements, services of writers including song-writers and script-writers

Acquires financial wealth from

  • 2nd-from-2nd family history

speech, song, teeth, mouth, eyes, hair, facial appearance

knowledge and family capital

Naturally, these traits are modified when additional graha occupy bhava-2.

If Shukra is well-disposed, very fond of the younger sibling. The younger sibling may be an artist or designer.

Enjoys administrative tasks such as writing, advertising, attending meetings and planning events. Very much connected to the extended family, and prefers to socialize with neighbors and kin.

Delights in short-term business trips and holiday travel. Prefers small-group or team activities, travels with a team in one's own country. Often on-the-go. Well-liked in small-group and team settings.

The female with Shukra-3 will value relationships and environments that contain, and appreciate in herself the qualities of,

many short-term relationships, pleasant conversations, and business travels

One projects images of beauty [Shukra] through the communications media - via writing, photographic imagery, sounds

One has a taste [Shukra] for many changes of setting and venue, frequent air-travel

love of manual skills such as painting, drawing, writing, cutting and sewing, arranging, sign-language

scripts and programmes, naarratives and explanations, series, episodes, and repetitive drills

contemporary culture, immediate fashion, media moments,

near and dear female friends; a cluster of these provide friendly support and pleasure of conversation



Six Maids of Honor carry the train of QE-2 on Coronation Day, 1953

Financial well-being

Luxurious wealth of communicative capabilities. If Shukra is favorable, there may be a beautiful younger sibling. Attracted to publishing, media communications, and small-group environments.

masculine nativity may be attracted to neighbor women.

feminine nativity may enjoy shared pleasures with office-mates, neighbors, siblings and cousins.

Shukra-3 enjoys being in an interactive business office environment, going to meetings, short-term travel (not residence).

money comes froam

self-owned business wherein one does much of one's own administration;

writing , including script-writing and song-writing


interviews and conversations

publications and announcements, media production, marketing and advertising

and the younger sibling.

Shukra-3 within the nativity of the husbandly-companion may signify a preference for a wife who is

  • conversational and team-oriented, abusinesswoman who likes short-term travel

wifely-companion is often a writer and planner

wifely-companion-partner likes harmonious and agreeable relations within a group of close friends who act like siblings

  • loves her blood siblings

  • loves her husband's relatives

  • a pleasant, gracious, and fluent communicator

  • likes to accumulate wealth through her own business activities (3)

  • delights in making attractive imagery through sales, advertising, marketing, public-relations

  • enjoys the world of publications media (films, magazines, books, internet, radio, television, et-cetera) - is often commercially successful via the attractive appearance Moneyball 1963- drama-commerce Brad Pitt

The relationship between husband and wife may develop sibling or team-mate qualities which reduces the attraction-of-opposites polarity and introduces a predominantly mental, administrative, commercial, or task-oriented type of relationship that comes to define the character of the marriage.

Shukra in 3, and also Shukra in 9 (generally) = "photogenic" imagery.

Auspicious for attractiveness [Shukra] of photographic image as signaling communication message device.

Shukra + Shani in 3 = handsome bone structure well transmitted in duplication imagery such as films, magazine photos, painted portraits, video images etc.

Relationships flourish in environments which signify writing, publishing, messaging, making announcements, attending meetings, sending letters, evangelism, sales marketing and advertising, as well as most varieties of teamwork including cooperative-collaborative interaction with siblings. Handcraft, tool-use especially for artistic production such as metal-smithing (in rashi of metals) and ornamental crafts. Bhava-3 = swasthāna of Budha = frequent opportunities for short-term communication including informational, sexual and commercial transactions.

Tastes, Gifts, aesthetic preference

Selecting a gift for the native with Shukra in 3?

These folk enjoy pleasures of literacy and conversation .

appreciated gifts include

  • Accouterments of the communication-loving life, such as gracious appointments for the writing desk

  • other luxurious items of art and music which enhance the refinement of one's publications and announcements


(bhava-3 = 2nd-from-2nd)

" Consciousness will prevail at the time of death if Guru or Shukra are placed in Sahaja Bhava."

-- BPHS Sarga-33

Characteristics of the Attraction * akarshana * Environment wherein ones meets the life-partner(s):

  • sales, marketing, advertising

  • public relations

  • parlor, talking-place, lobby

  • books, writing, correspondence

  • communications industry

  • telephone, television, radio, internet

  • films and magazines

  • business administration

  • training, instruction, explanation

  • media packaging

  • event planning and organizing

  • meetings, conferences, seminars

  • short term travel, holiday-vacation

  • auspice of a younger sibling

  • auspice of extended family (2nd-from-2nd)

Both partners like to be busy

Often, ahusbandly figure meets the first feminine lifepartner at a small-group collaboration, especially in connection with siblings [3]or within one's extended family [3] setting, or in context of planning, meetings, and communications activity [3].

Shukra-3 finds harmonious balance in a state of mental busy-ness. One has a taste for business, conversation, publication, handcraft. The contractual life-partner has a distinctive ability to share [Shukra] one's daily mentality.

Where Meet?

Environments to Meet the Wifely Partner

Whether alliance is self-chosen or arranged by others, first meeting in this context

The life-partner's communicative powers may form the basis of the alliance. The couple may meet while cooperating on a project, or collaborating in an ensemble, work session, or sports team.

Most commonly, initial meeting in a business context or via one's own sibling-cousin or neighbor. Often the encounter occurs in a small-group setting, such as a class discussion group, buy-sell transaction, conversation, or conference. One may be in a listening audience while the soon-to-be beloved is delivering information.

The message content is typically delivered by the prospective wifely partner. She is handling, processing, or packaging the narrative. She is often a co-worker.

Examples of a collaborative narrative-messaging environment could include a media library, computer lab, telecommunications center, sales event, publication project, manufacturing facility, sports team, performance ensemble,

Shukra-3 one often meets the marriage partner in a commercial, shopkeeping, or office setting. Partners of all kinds, and particularly the feminine marital partner-figure, are often first recognized during a short business trip, administrative task, planning session, or performance rehersal.

The first wife may be an office denizen, saleswoman, marketing specialist, advertising expert, crafter of itineraries, administrative secretary, manufacturing manager, or skilled handler of people, places, things.

Shukra-3 examples

introduction via sibling-cousin (3) neighbor, co-worker, collaborator, cohort-member.

[Shukra-Meena] [Shukra-9] [uchcha-Shukra-yuti-Surya

  • POTUS-04 USA-Constitution 1751-1836 James Madison was introduced to Dolley Payne Madison in the parlor of a Philadelphia home. In 1794, during his Ketu-Shukra bhukti, JM met, proposed to, and married DPM.

[Shukra-Makara-Draco] [Shukra-3] [Surya-yuti-Shukra]

[Shukra-Kanya] [Shukra-3] [Budha-4 parivartamsha Shukra-3-nīcha]

  • UK-King 1948- Charles-3 met his first wife Diana Spencer in the parlor [3] of the home of Diana's sister (3) Sarah. The sister had been a girlfriend of Prince Charles previous to his engagement with Diana. Due to his [Budha-4 parivartamsha Shukra-3-nīcha], pC had carnal knowledge of both the wife and The wifely figure's sister.

[Shukra-Mithuna] [Shukra-3]

The couple enjoy talking, planning, collaborating

Shukra-3 marriage relationship benefits from natural teamwork patterns and conversational proclivity. As the marriage matures and sexual activity dwindles, the union tends to acquire pleasantly harmonious sibling qualities.

Whatever their sexual, contractual, financial, or doctrinal differences may be, the couple may continue to enjoy talking with one another.

Even after a divorce, the pleasure of shared communication may continue. If there is post-divorce shared parenting, shukra-3 indicates a smooth pathway for scheduling, planning, and travel itineraries. Shukra-3 enjoys short-term business trips and holiday travel, so one would not begrudge a commuter parent role.

Laxmi cohort

Abundant female cohort of coworkers and traveling ensemble, usually not sexual but rather highly social involving meetings, scheduling, schematics, event planning, etc.

If Shukra-yuti-Rahu then the womenfolk and one's relationships with them may get more exotic.

In the nativity of a female, one may work in a feminine-oriented industry promoting products and services of interest to womenfolk . Sensual thoughts.

In the nativity of a male, he works with teams and entourage, ensemble performers, composed predominantly of women or concerned with topics of interest to womenfolk .

He enjoys the sibling-type environment of cooperative coworkers and craft-mates. Generally well-liked; success in feminine business; likes numbers, calculations, graphs, charts, reports.

Repetitive thought patterns (3) center on a narrative of aesthetic discourse: beauty, balance, sensual experience, elegant design, and the world of women.

Men with Shukra in bhava-3 may think constantly of their wives, lovers, and the beauty of the female formr.

  • Strong Shukra in bhava-3 = manu-facture of objects of balanced beauty through the craft of the hands

shad-ashtaka 6-8 angles from Shukra = polarizing catalysis areas for alliances

  • relatively little agreement in 6th-from = randhrabhava ;

    potentially illness and conflict

  • secrecy in 8th-from = karmabhava , and potentially catastrophic shock

what seems unfair in the relationship

adversarial, conflicted 6th from Shukra-3 = randhra-bhava-8

  • sudden, forced changes

  • Secrets, life-span, emergencies: undisclosed sexuality, circumstances of dematerialization, healing, occult, covered, veiled, masked, camouflaged,

  • death of spouse widowhood or unwarned unexpected Divorce , hidden monies, in-laws, spousal monies, inheritance, insurance, tantra, sudden forced changes, hidden things, mysteries, confidences, clandestine affairs

shocking, secret 8th from Shukra-3 = karma-bhava-10

  • Seniority, Laws, respect; Rank and Responsibilities: Regulation, routine, reputation, social Obligation, duty, Law and Order; Top Positions, Leadership, career, ability to Govern, creating an Orderly Environment; Reputation, vocation, profession: career, high social visibility, public approval, social reputation, hierarchical leadership positions; responsibilities, executive decisions; father's values and wealth; dignity and rank

  • How One Orders One's World = statutory law (not Divine Law)

  • Rules, regulations, methods, policies, principles

  • those who Impose the Law and its Consequences

  • Hierarchical Social Structures

  • The Deeds which one is Required to Perform

  • requirements, obligations, rules

  • Executive Leadership, Vocation, institutional Governance

  • Dignity, career, profession, civic duty, promotion

QUOTATION from Das / Bepin Behari WRT Shukra-3

" ... causes you to be overly materialistic. ... very attracted to the finer material enjoyments in life.

You will have the ability to express things eloquently , though your inner feelings may not be able to come out through your speech.

Watch for throat troubles, especially in Venus ruled periods.

  • Regarding your marriage(s), there is a tendency to have various problems, such as delays, struggles, more than one marriage, marrying a previously married person , separation, economic troubles after separation etc.

  • You like older spouses.

  • You may have a marriage later in life after the first marriage ends somehow.

Members of the opposite gender are apprehensive towards you.

  • You gain while traveling even for pleasure, and you have favorable relatives from whom you also gain.

  • You like correspondence and dignified social affairs. You may not have so much intimacy with ladies, but may rather see them as friends instead of intimates.

You like your relatives and friends much , and you support some dependents.

  • You don't so much like to donate to religious circles, and sometimes in battles you shrink away from the challenge.

Your Venus makes you somewhat fascinated and overpowered by the spouse .

  • Surrounded by relatives, friends and sisters or women-friends or associates.

  • Enthusiastic and successful at business, though sometimes too sharp and cunning.

  • Careful speaker, well-groomed, recognized by government and dignified.

  • Developed tastes regarding fine arts and aesthetic matters.

  • A mature mind, bright, optimistic, peaceful, balanced and productive."

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