Planet - Venus / Sukran

Venus is the second planet out from the Sun in the solar system. It is the 3rd brightest planet in the sky after Sun and Moon.


Venus rules the signs Taurus (Rishabam) and Libra (Thulam). It is exalted in Pisces(Meenam) sign and debilitated in Virgo (Kanni) Sign.


Venus is called Sukran, Asura Guru (Guru of demons), Sukranchariyar, Sukrann, Goddess of love, Minister in astrology. Venus is a fast moving planet and it can cross one zodiac sign around 18 days.


Venus color is white and milk color, vehicle(vahanam) is makara, bird is Garudan. Its metal is silver and diamond. Venus represents marraige, love, beauty, kamam, cosmetics, gambling, acting, dance, media, perfume, arts like dance, music and luxary life.


Gem Stone: Diamond

Number: 6

Metal: Silver

Direction: South East

Element: Water

Color: White

Body: Internal reproductive and sexual organs

Karaka: Kalthra Karaka, Wife (in boy's chart), currency

Diety: Sachi Dev






Kanjanoor Temple located in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu is a famous sukra sthalam. You may also visit Srirangam in Tiruchirappalli district of Tamil Nadu as a sukra sthalam.