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  6. [Shukra-Kanya] [nīcha]
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  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

शुक्र śukra

Professor Shukra

Sukhraya * Shukra * Thukra

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resides in






Phosphoros * Heosphoros * Lucifer * Vesper

Morgensteorra-Aefensteorra * Inanna * Ishtara

Aphrodite * Venera * Zuhra * Malthias * Nogah

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

Ars * Arya * Ors * Ori

Arietis * Aries * Avinas

Belier * Ram * al-Hamal

Meshe * Moishe * Moeses


Goddess of the Hunt - Bronze by Michael Parkes


Bugeisha * Female Warrior from Japan * late 1800's (hand-colored photo)

Public Figures

Shukra-1 * embodied, fleshly harmony


Shukra-2 * kept, remembered, voiced, melodic, historical harmony

Shukra-3 * messaging, communicative harmony

[Shukra-4] [dik-bala]

[Yogakaraka entitled vidya-pati for Makara-Draco indriya-lagna] [Yogakaraka dutiful karmesha for Makara-Draco indriya-lagna]

home-based, cultural-roots harmony

[Shukra-5] dramatic, center-stage harmony

[Shukra-6] [addictions] * imbalance-seeking-a-remedy, toxic harmony


Shukra-7 [svabhava]

[energizing-identifying lagnesha for Tula indriya-lagna] [mysterious-revealing randhesha for Tula indriya-lagna]

[lifemate may be an innovative attorney-advocate-bargainer-broker] [competitive relationships]


Shukra-8 * occult, hidden harmony


[Shukra-9] * doctrinal, philosophical, global harmony


[Shukra-10] * public relationships, leadership harmony


[Shukra-11] * community relationships, network harmony

Shukra-12 [Harsha Yoga] [energizing-identifying lagnesha for Urisha indriya-lagna] physically active, imaginative relationships, likes sanctuary

  • USA supreme court justice Sonia Sotomayor


Artemis, ancient goddess of the hunt

Sweet Pleasures of Vital Activity

The pleasure-hunter.

Aesthetic of simple and straightforward activity. Enjoys military and athletic culture. Relationships with "first arrived" Nobility.

Appreciates the vital life forces, new life, and the spiritual animus = movement!

Generally does not enjoy conditions of perpetual sharing. Rather, enjoys the treasuries for oneself.

  • Full-equity marriage feels cramped unless Shukra-Mesha obtains full fleshly freedom of movement.

  • Relationships are sexually oriented (Shukra in a rashi of Mangala)

partnering style has a physically oriented, athletic, innovative character.

Usually happier as a solo operator.

Aesthetic of movement, competition, blood and primal genetic origins

Attracted to expressions of animation, fast action , hot pursuit, sporting conquest, quick and competitive movement of all kinds. Not averse to violence in pursuit of a quarry.

Enchanted by youth and youthfulness; primary original or "blood" values; the animal body and its motive forces; original germ or seed in all things.

Simple tastes generally, tending toward appreciation of the fleshly; but can also manifest as a highly spiritualized and sophisticated valuation of the blessing of life itself. Aficionado of forces of quickening, enlivening and origination which may energize religious sensibilities which enlivens the animal body.

  • prefers vigorous sport and physically energized sexual relationships

  • direct, forthright negotiation style

  • values muscular movement, innovation, challenge, hot and fast experiences

For both genders, the lover-partner should have an athletic and youthful appearance.

Males = attracted to sporty Feminine Nativities and luxurious males, dancers, muscle-toned fashion models; also women who are competitive winners or "first" in some way.

  • Jean-Paul Sartre's life partner = Second Sex 1908-1986 Simone de Beauvoir She was a famous intellectual innovator in the continental philosophy of the day, and an outspoken advocate of women's rights to engage in economic competition .

  • the second wife of Sherlock Holmes 1859-1930 occultist Arthur Conan Doyle was an accomplished horsewoman. C-D was an athletic aficionado of both cricket and horse-racing. They met at a horse-race.

Males may remain in the bachelor state since they enjoy the competitive 'dating' world

Males prefer unions with independent, energetic, athletic, and youthful-bodied partnersin general;

depending on associated graha, males with Shukra-Mesha may aesthetically prefer a predominantly masculine, creative environment with less feminine presence - e.g., athletic professions, patriarchal priesthoods, military unit, musical boy-bands, etc.

Ceremonial male priesthood, especially the fire cult; beautiful vestments and ornaments

Ceremonial male military

Musicians and singers

Shukra-Mesha = Feminine Nativity

prefer to arrange relationships which have a quality of Nobility , especially with partners who show athletic or military prowess, hunting skills, and competitive physical ability. (However, the first husband as an individual is more accurately depicted via Guru.)

  • Seven Year Itch 1926-1962 Marilyn Monroe 's second husband the baseball champion Joe DiMaggio. Her first husband was a military officer and policeman.

Female likes to Be First , innovative, occupy head of the line, be a lovely winner of contests, enjoy luxuries of premium value

  • Pakistan-PM 1953-2007 Daughter of Destiny Benazir Bhutto

  • UK Queen 1819-1901 Empress Victoria-1 * Budha-yuti-Shukra (4) * concentrated the bluish bloodline which made her the genetic grandmother of most of the crowned heads of Europe

  • USA Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is the very first person of Hispanic ancestry to serve as a judge for the highest legal court of the USA. SCOTUS is considered in American culture to possess high virtue and nobility.

Shukra-Mesha seeks to partner [Shukra] with those who go first, promote innovation , competition, birth, blood, the heads and skull heat and metals, a summiter, first ascent, from the first people or first family, being first, pioneer, Aryan, invader, meeting challenges, alpha dog, dominant, a champion, selfish, a pretty fit athletic body, physical focus, independent; those who dislike mysteries, the unknown, emergencies, shock, catastrophic change, and secret knowledge (Mesha = 6th-from-Vṛścika).

Sensual pleasures through the head, skull, blood, flesh, muscles, forehead, top of head, sides of head, act of birth.

Enjoys movement, competitive sport - not watching, but actively playing.

A player, flirty style.

Mesha-Shukra likes to push their edge, in life and romance. Attracted to muscular, well-toned, body-loving partners and sporting, active, innovative environments. Likes the thrill of the chase. Can be prone to drug use due to a taste for very fast physical body response.

Competitive in marriage. Shukra-Mesha and the spouse may prefer separate, independent activities.

Desires a partner with athletic, boyishly charming, adolescent-masculine physique, trim-and-fit spouse with innovative, first-arrived lifestyle and self-promoting values.

Shukra-Mesha = Vocation

  • Brokerage, Bargaining, and Negotiation

  • Balanced Design, Ornamentation, Beauty

  • Pleasures and Enjoyments

  • Counseling and Advising

  • Promises, Agreements, Trusts, Betrothal

  • Matching-making and Deals

  • Contracts and Alliances

Shukra-yuti-Ketu-Mesha = rather detached from relationships, and particularly scattered loyalties toward the spouse
  • UK-Duke-Edinburgh 1921-2021 Philip Mountbatten

  • existentialist philosophe Jean-Paul Sartre

bandesha-4 + vriddhi-pati-11 Shukra-Mesha occupies 10th karmabhava for Karkata indriya-lagna nativities careers in beauty of youth, modeling, dance, racing, championship athletics of graceful movement. Careers in design of war equipment, sports equipment; handsome military uniforms, fashionable sports clothing.

Careers in matters of interest to women: especially culture of competitive athleticism, physical fitness, sports fashion, beauty-culture that values musculature, speed, heat, battles, innovation, pioneering, youth,

Transportation design, architectural beauty of fast-moving transport such as sports equipment, ski, sail, swim, fly, dive; engines and body of airplanes, bicycles, automobiles - particularly when these are used for competitive sport.

Shukra-Mesha =

Hatha YogaBalance Polarity Asana

asana of head, skull,

asana of sahasrara chakra

postures for cleansing and balancing of blood, liver

postures for military strength and singularity of focus

new birth, pushing, labor and delivery

Gifts and Tastes

To make this one happy, help them cultivate physical body strength and vitality. Make them more attractive and competitive.

Give a new hairstyle, personal trainer or the newest sports equipment. Invite them to a vigorous yoga class or an outdoor sporting holiday, where they can enjoy friendly skillful competition in supportive company.

Praise their astounding, heroic wins and the extraordinary novelty of their ideas. And keep yourself sleekly toned and handsome too!

Wifely nativity with Shukra-Mesha


= values relationships and environments that contain,

and appreciates in herself the qualities of

  • sporting enthusiasm, zest for life

  • ingenuity, innovation, being first

  • muscular fitness, speed, dominance, battle-ready

  • competition and pursuit of the prize

  • An attractive head, especially the forehead

  • heat, blood, birth, fleshly vitality

  • internal combustion and fire

  • military and police camaraderie;

  • well-designed and balance-weighted machines, particularly weapons, engines, explosives, missiles, guns


In a husbandly nativity, Shukra-Mesha may prefer a feminine partner with Meza traits =

  • a boyish figure, usually narrow-hipped with slightly broader shoulders

  • enjoys athletics, is competitive, and muscularly strong (not large physique, but sinewy and strong)

  • plays to win at sport; not an observer

  • prefers a more physical, even warrior-like, approach to love-making

  • innovative, ingenious, likes to be first

  • enjoys hunting, racing, pursuit

  • physically fit and trim

  • skilled in matters of the fleshly body, such as birth, vitality, strengthening and conditioning

  • has a beautifully shaped head, skull, and noble forehead

  • believes in one's natural genetic superiority

  • self-directed, independent personality

  • has her own source of treasury via self-owned business

  • favoring colors of blood-red and black

More details about taste-in-partners can be derived from knowing the two bhava which Shukra activates both (1) from lagna and (2) from Chandra.

Shukra-Mesha can be problematic within a husbandly nativity. Shukra = kalatrakaraka. The spousal character may feature Mesha traits of competitiveness, boyishness, adolescence, sporting vitality, and a taste for winning.

Naturally, this partner seeks dominance, often at a physical level. The woman may be stronger than the man, faster, more sporting, more physically responsive, and more instinctual. She may be a better dancer, better climber, better skier, better athlete. She may win most battles within the partnership and she may be impatient of his weaknesses.

Typically, this partner wants the u [Shukra] to win [Mesha], not just herself. She may push, prod, provoke her partner while trying to bring out the winner in him. If he is self-confident the alliance can be a highly energetic success. A husbandly figure with low-power Surya or weak Mangala can feel dominated this hot-blooded nymph.

Husbandly nativity with Mesha Shukra in context of a Kumbha indriya-lagna ++ Simha Chandra.

  • Husband-figure mayenjoy the company of women with Mesha traits, and in particular the feminine companion are likely to exemplify the two domains = 4 + 9, which Yogakaraka Shukra commands from Kumbha indriya-lagna .

  • Her gracious presence contributes to Shukra-Mesha 's material enjoyment of home and world travel; likely she has a robust education.

  • From the Simha Chandra+ bhratru-pati-3 ++ karmesha-10 Shukra is less easy. The husbandly figure can be predicted to face challenges from the wife's siblings (3) Her commercial undertakings (3) may compete for her attention. If Shukra is compromised, effects of 3 may include the drain of losses from education or purchase of a too-luxurious home.

  • Nevertheless, there are 10th-amsha benefits from her ability to raise his social rank in their community ++ pleasure from dignity of married status.


Pleasure Stimulators [Shukra]

  • sensual pleasure from muscular, athletic and competitive behaviors,

  • physical or primarily self-focused love relationships

  • proactive negotiations toward contract agreement

  • loving actions involving the head, skull, flesh, blood

  • seeing the colors dark red, fire red, and black

  • sensual innovations, inventions, birth, being first

  • physical sports activity with the beloved

Dislikes, distaste, disdain

  • Kanya = 6th from Mesha

Shukra-Mesha prefers simple, direct, independent, competitive, self-motivated action. Dislikes disagreement [Kanya] and will take physical action to avoid disagreeable conditions.

Dislikes any type of imbalance-seeking-a-remedy (physical, social, emotional).Would prefer to avoid exploitation, litigation and accusatory discourse (6) whenever possible.

Dislikes servants, the unmarried condition [Kanya] and the mother's relatives.

Rather than enter into the complex, unpleasant, and inharmonious discourse of marital problem-solving, the Mesha-Shukra prefers direct action of physical movement. Shukra-Mesha usually prefers to simply move on to the next marital relationship.

Unless Kanya subha-graha are present, for example an [uchcha-Budha] Mesha-Shukra's aesthetic dislike of marital argument often results in walk out or run away.

This one prefers to move forward quickly after the competition has ended. For nativities that show additional pointers to multiple, possibly impulsive, marriages , Shukra-Mesha can be an exacerbating proactive factor.


Sancta Barbara

by Hans Holbein the Younger, c. 1516

Treasury, beauty, and luxury-attracting activities and investments

enchanted [Shukra] by the very fact of Existence [Mesha]

  • existential philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre

graceful muscular athletic strength, balanced and diplomatic style of winning competitions

great enjoyment in being first

  • Pakistan-PM 1953-2007 Daughter of Destiny Benazir Bhutto

  • Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

  • Archbishop of Canterbury 1950- Rowan Williams (4 ethnocentric)

sexual and military conquest that is seductive and attractive

beauty in acts of warriorship

harmonious attitude toward keeping money for oneself

aesthetic development of direct simplicity , fleshly individuality, physical-sexual instincts

elegance with independent style

Treasury produced via

treasuries and collections (2) from

  • imagination, dreams, clairsentience, ancestors, meditation, spiritual guidance , bedroom, sanctuary, cloister

speculative fortune (5) from

  • world travel , religious education, priesthood [Dhanus]

wisdom to have the right resources at the right time (9) in matters of

  • politics, theatre, Divine intelligence , games, celebrity

profits, material achievement, gains of income (11) from

  • communities , economies, distributive and associative networks, marketplace of goods and ideas, voluntary friendships, elder sibling, father's younger brother


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