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Shukra occupies 3rd-from-Chandra

  1. Shukra-Mesha
  2. Shukra-Urisha [svakshetra]
  3. Shukra-Mithunaya
  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 [dik-bala]
  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

Professor Shukran



resides in



Vikrama -bhava




Phosphoros * Heosphoros * Lucifer * Vesper


Inanna * Ishtara * Aphrodite * Venera

Zuhra * Malthias * Nogah

Ba'ah * Seba-djai Nin-si-anna

Delebat * Jingxing


the third house



Melozzo da Flori

Angel from ceiling of San Marco; c. 1485

Public figures


[Shukra-Urisha] [svakshetra]



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

[Shukra-Simha] * sweet entitlements, entertainment

[Shukra-Kanya] [nīcha] sweet imbalance-seeking-a-remedy, exploitation, ailment


Shukra-Tula [svakshetra] [mūlatrikoṇa if within 0-10 deg]


Shukra-Vṛścika [narrative of beautiful danger]


[Shukra-Dhanus] [energizing-identifying lagnesha for Tula indriya-lagna]





Shukra-Meena [uchcha] [Yogakaraka for Makara-Draco indriya-lagna]


transactional relationships

beautiful photographs

visually pleasing advertising

attractive younger sibling

the message appeals to women

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 in the third bhava of 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


  • My Inventions 1856-1943 Nikola Tesla [Punarvasu-1] [Shani-yuti-Surya] + [Budha-yuti-Shukra]

  • Memories Dreams Reflections 1875-1961 Carl Jung was not only a prolific and creative writer focused on the narrative [Budha] psychology of relationships [Shukra] but also he maintained several famous lovers [Shukra] . due to bidding bantering Budha's communicative skill, he wrote it all down for his audience.

  • Banker to the Poor 1940- microcredit Muhammad Yunus [Shukra-yuti-Surya]



Luxurious pleasures via

Sensual Conversational Narrative, Pleasant Writing and Handcraft Design,

Small-group chat, parlor culture, discussions

  • Savitri 1872-1950 revolutionary poet Shri AurobindoGhose + [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 Sthana 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 women 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.

  • Out on a Limb 1934- drama-esoterica Shirley MacLaine [Shani-yuti-Shukra] * a photogenic, articulate, and hardworking actress (also Shani) SL's highly recognizable face drew paying audiences for many decades. Several of her highest-earning roles occurred in her 70's [Shani]. SL was known for her solid financial pragmatism. One of her first commercial purchases was a Hollywood apartment building (which eventually housed generations of young actors).

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, narratives 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


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 from

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.

The husbandly-companion with Shukra-3 will prefer a feminine partner * wife figure * who is

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

wife 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 = swasthana 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."

-- BPHSCh. 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)

Often, a husband meets the life-partner [Shukra] and other important partners at a small-group collaboration, especially in connection with siblings or within one's extended family setting, or in context of planning, meetings, and communications work.

The life-partner's ability to share one's daily mentality is important to the native, and the life-partner's communicative powers may form the basis of the alliance.


in a narrative-messaging setting such as a media library, computer lab, telecommunications, business meeting, publications, commercial, or teamwork setting.

Shukra-3 = meet the marriage partner during a short business trip or a commercial-administrative task, sales event, meeting, or communications-media setting.

Shukra-3 = introduction by a sibling (3) close cousin or co-worker.

  • UK-Prince 1948- Charles of Wales met his first wife UK-Princess of Wales 1961-1997 Diana Spencer in the parlor (talk-room, 3) of the home of Diana's sister (3) Sarah. Also Charles' [nīcha] Shukra-Budha parivartamsha reveals that Sarah had been a girlfriend of Prince Charles previous to his engagement with Diana; he had carnal knowledge of both the wife and the wife's sister.

  • POTUS-04 USA-Constitution 1751-1836 James Madison was introduced to POTUS-pair-04 hostess 1768-1849 Dolley Madison in the parlor of a Philadelphia home.


Laxmi cohort

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

If Shukra-yuti-Rahu the women 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 women. 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 women.

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 form.

  • 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, 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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