What is Venus in Astrology? What does Venus Represent in Vedic Astrology?
Venus in Astrology represents the harmony and beauty of life that helps us enjoy everything else. The condition of Venus in the chart reveals how connected we are with the perfectly harmonious and beautiful nature of consciousness, which maintains complete balance of life extremes in perfect symmetry and grace. A well placed Venus will make the person want to see that beauty and grace everywhere, sustain it, spread it, create it. For such a person, intimate relations are a natural extension of what they perceive as their spiritual essence, and enjoyment is effortless. When Venus is not well placed, the person will need to learn how to let harmony be present, and how to appreciate and create balance. They can only experience love and healthy intimacy in certain situations, or at certain times, and need to invest energy in expanding those boundaries.
Venus in Vedic Astrology represents reproduction (literally semen). Venus indicates everything that is, directly and indirectly, related to human reproduction: marriage, sex, harmony, comforts, luxury, pleasures, and beauty. The condition of Venus in the horoscope will define one's ability to experience harmonious and romantic relationships and the level at which one deals with sensory experiences.
Venus in Astrology represents the convenience of luxurious items like a car, air conditioning, clothing, jewellery, wealth, and beauty inside the home. Venus represents relationships. It shows the value we put on relationships and how we react to them. The main focus of venus in Vedic astrology is on romantic relationships. Venus is also about comfort, as relationships and love give us that feeling.
External Object Represented
Internal Object Represented
Leaders & Authorities
Talent for Leadership
Leadership, Aristocratic, Authoritative, Fatherly
High Ranking People having a Nurturing Role Mother
Ability to rule in a caring & supporting way, Nurturing Skills
Caring of groups, Motherly
CEO, Commander, Chief of Operations
Ability to Command others, Executive Skills
Commanding Ability to get others to do work
Diplomats, Secretary to Highly Placed People, Carefree People of Hight Status
Diplomatic Skills and Access to Highly Placed People in general
Mediating, Playfulness, Curiocity
Judges, Advisors, Scholars, Professors, Experts
Ability to Judge and Advise others, Ability to master a knowledge
Wise, Scholarly, Advising, Consulting
Counsellors, Advisors, Representatives
The ability to create harmony among people, the ability to relate to others pleasantly
Harmonizing, Understanding, Representative
Employees, Helpers, Servent, Assistants
The ability to serve others, our draw to most basic values in life
Serving, Involved to Basic Value Work, Hardwork
People that rebel and break boundaries, people that are not part of the community
The wild side in us, Intense desires
Hard to Contain, Unpredictable
What Does Venus Signify in Astrology?
Venus in Astrology is the original ruler of Libra. Venus in general is anything Beautiful & Creative.
Venus in Vedic astrology represents a union ship i.e. boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse, wife, and husband. So spouse, in general, is Venus.
Venus also represents your female friends so doesn't matter if you're a man or woman you know if you just have a female friend who's a female that's also Venus. It shows the type of female will you always attract in your life.
Even if it's like your acquaintance, your secretary or your assistant is represented by Venus in Astrology.
What type of female you look a track in your life is understood through Venus in Astrology.
Let's say opening up a company and you're hiring mostly women all those women will resemble your Venus.
The compliments that we give to people are represented by Venus. Especially man giving it to a woman like Oh! You got beautiful eyes. Mostly it's a man who always says it so man sees the beauty and says Wow you have beautiful eyes, so Venus is eyes.
Since Venus in Vedic astrology signifies pleasure, it can be any kind of pleasure: sex, art, entertainment, interior decoration, beauty pageants, or anything else related to having fun.
Venus in a man's chart also shows his wife or the type of woman he comes across in life. Venus signifies marriage for both men and women.
Wealth, Work & Career Significance of Venus in Astrology
In Vedic Astrology, Venus is associated with the field of Fashion Industry, Cosmetic Industry, Fashion Designing, Creative Designing, Graphic Designing, Cinema, Photography, Bollywood/Hollywood, Acting, Beauty Pageants, and any creative work is represented by Venus.
Venus also represents Arts, Media, Creativity, and Music. Moon is the primary significator of Music but venus is the secondary significator of the same. Venus also represents precious gemstones.
Venus in Astrology is Marriage & Relationship. Venus rules the 7th house of Business & Career. 7th House in Astrology is the house of Fame.
Venus also rules the 2nd House of the Wealth therefore it controls the luxuries of the person. How much wealth a person is going to acquire is determined with Venus.
Venus in Astrology represents "What I Want" instead of "What I Need". Hence Venus is your WANT and not your NEED. The person's need varies from person to person. Some of them would love to have iPhone 12 Pro Max and some might seem like several diamond necklaces, no matter the person's current financial status. These days people mostly want material wealth so Venus represents wealth and material needs in today's world.
Whenever your car gets cluttered or damaged, you will see your career as well as relationship facing difficulties so it's highly recommended to get your car fixed.
So when Venus is great in your life, then the career, spouse, girlfriend, boyfriend, and money will be good in your life.
Marriage Significance of Venus in Vedic Astrology
Venus is the significator of Marriage hence If you keep your car clean then it also means a happy married life. Venus represents the enjoyment or the lack of enjoyment in your marriage and relationship.
Venus also means cleanliness and tidiness. If you keep your car clean then it also makes your life more luxurious. Keeping your car (Venus) untidy means your luxury will decline. Please note that it only applies to those who can afford and have a car so don't borrow money to get the Venus.
Venus is Marriage & Relationship. Venus rules the 7th house of Business & Career. 7th House in Astrology is the house of Fame.
Venus represents the life after marriage you know so the quality of marriage is signified by Venus. Venus also signifies Devotion. For example, Radha was devoted to Lord Krishna because Radha displayed the highest quality of Venus.
Venus also represents your friend whom you can talk to whenever you have a relationship or marriage problems. Mercury is a friend but Venus is this special friend with whom you find enlightenment and improve the mindset regarding Marriage and Relationship.
Venus does not just represent a relationship, rather it is the companionship so who's your companion before marriage, and before even a relationship it's your best friend.
Venus represents Car. If you get a two-door car you're sending the vibrations out to the universe that you want to be a bachelor i.e. you want to enjoy your life and want to date people rather than a marriage. If you want a marriage, if you want children then purchasing a four-door car will send the right marriage vibrations to the universe because family people have four-door cars and especially with a four-door you can have your children in the back seat.
Venus, 7th House & Libra Sign for Marriage & Relationship in Astrology
Since Venus rules the seventh
sign of Libra and is the ruler of the seventh house. So the planet which sits in the sign of Libra will is very important to understand the kind of relationship, marriage, or companionship you are going to have.
Suppose you have Saturn in Libra, then it's going to be a very practical relationship. If mercury is in the sign of Libra, then the relationship will be all about romance, love, and sexual experiences. If Sun is in the sign of Libra then the relationship will be about authority status and ego-filled relationship. If Moon is in the sign of Libra, then the Moon will provide absolute harmony within their relationship. If Mars is in Libra, then Mars will give passion, aggression, and jealousy - all mixed in one.
Physical Significance of Venus in Astrology
In terms of Usage, Venus in Astrology represents light bulbs - decorative light bulbs. Venus is represented by something that illuminates and makes something look more beautiful. Expensive Lenses for DSLR are also Venus. For example, a Portrait Lens ( 85MM Prime lens) costs a lot but it makes the person appear very beautiful in a photograph as compared to a standard DSLR kit lens.
Venus also represents dressing up nice like the kind of attire in the pictures we usually post on Instagram or when we dress up for a Business Meetings. When you dress up nice and go out, you're activating Venus Energy i.e. we are enhancing the quality of the venus energy by dressing up like Venus.
In Vastu Shastra, the southeast Direction is represented by Venus. So the southeast corner of your house should be neat and clean and have a good smell.
Places-wise Venus represents Art Galleries, Movie Theaters, Theme Parks, and even brothels. It also represents a Bedroom, Living Room, and other exotic places. It also represents high-end luxury department stores, beauty parlors, flower, and fragrances stores.
Fine Dining Restaurants are also represented by Venus. Fast-food restaurants where there's like Quick Cooking/Burning of the Food are represented by Mars. Whereas placed represented by Venus are exotic or fine dinings where are you go on a date with your spouse or girlfriend.
As told above, Venus in Vedic astrology represents cars and in fact luxury cars. It's a moveable property where you can sit in and drive.
Remedies for Bad Venus in Astrology
If you want to Improve the Venus in your Horoscope, then work on the directional strength of Venus i.e. the 4th House of Home, Vehicles, etc. So if you have a Car then keep the car clean and shiny. Say if you're a bachelor and your apartment is very cluttered and untidy. So in this case you are going to attract men or women who are going to clutter your relationship i.e. your Love Life, your Venus, just like your apartment. But if your apartment is cleaned and nice, that's when you are going to get Venus's energy from your 4th House i.e. your Home.
Say you don't have a car but don't have a relationship then the best remedy to improve the directional strength of Venus will be to keep your home clean and uncluttered and your Venus will improve i.e. relationship, marriage, and companionship. Give special attention to cleaning the mirrors and windows
because Venus is the mirror. The decedent is the mirror image of the Ascendent i.e. 7th House is the mirror image of the 1st House. So it's a mirror effect i.e. you are looking for someone just like you. Windows helps you see other people who are coming towards you.
Venus is a naturally benefic planet in Vedic Astrology i.e. unless aspected or conjucted by a malefic planet, Venus gives good results in the horoscope of the person. The followings are the Effect of Venus in 12 Houses:-
Karaka is the reason for happening events in life whereas Karakatwas is the domain of the planet for delivering things. For example- Venus is Karaka of Marriage whereas Karakatwas of Venus is Marriage.
As per Uttara Kalamrita Vedic Textbook, Venus is the Karakatwas for: Venus in Astrology presides over white umbrella which is royal insignia, a good chowrie, garment, income, vehicle, elephant, horse, buying and selling articles that contribute to beauty, kingdom, Government seal, eight kinds of prosperity, sexual pleasures, fondness for amorous sports, broken health, love, variegated luster, chief business, love-making, ogling, wife, sexual happiness, the quality of passion, semen, happiness from the wife, inclined towards maintaining several women, eight kinds of wealth (all sorts of pleasures), marriage, amusement, loveliness, variegated color, rajasik nature, Bharat Natyama, Veena, flute, musical instrument, decoration for the stage, poetry, singing, enjoyment, deftness at writing poetry, literary composition, beauty, proficiency in art, water sports, violin, ornaments, gems, pearl, silver, afternoon, Yajur Veda, Vaisya, a lord, worshipping Goddess Parvati and Lakshmi, Dvijas, day sitting mothers, auspicious, a biped (man), woman, a handsome youth, Brahmin, blue black hair, short, youthful vigor, well formed limbs, short stature, much emaciated, middle age, eye, gait, sparing in meals, fond of humor, swimmer, servant, sharp-witted, greatly respected and highly esteemed, gentleness, scratching, strong, command, fame, truth speaking, profundity of character, luck, pre-eminence, pride, tenderness, Subha, Whiteness, fondness for white garments, flower, scents, fragrant garland, sour, saltish, moving in the region of good serpents, watery resort, swimming, South-East quarter, spring season, half a month, fortnight, mysterious or genital organs, urine, knowledge of the generative organs and the secret connected with it, acid taste, cough and cross wise vision.
Health and Physiology Significance of Venus in Astrology
Venus in Vedic Astrology has the following health significance on the following: semen, anemia, diseases caused by the irritation of phlegmatic and windy humor, trouble to the eyes, urinary diseases, diseases in the generative organ, strangulation trouble in cohabitation, exudation of semen, loss (fading away) of bodily splendor as a result of intercourse with courtesans, rickets, fear from witches, female ghosts and female deities and breakup of friendship with a dear friend. Venus will bring death through venereal diseases or similar ones caused by association with women. Venus governs taste (along with the Moon).
Muhurat Significance of Venus in Astrology
On a day owned by Venus, things connected with the following may be done successfully: Painting, clothes, aphrodisiacs, courtesans, loving damsels, sports, laughing, enjoyment of youth, places of attraction (like gardens) crystals, silver, indulging in amorous activities, vehicles, sugarcane, autumnal crops, cattle, trade, agriculture, medicines, and lotus and the like.
Dasha Significance of Venus in Astrology
From the results predicted for dashas (planetary periods) we can learn additional favorable and unfavorable significations and associations.
During Venus's auspicious Dasha or Antardasha, One is fond of music, will enjoy pleasures and amusements, obtain fragrant articles, drinking, clothing, women, gems and jewels, acquirements e.g., fine appearance, valor, i.e., tending to incite lust, knowledge, objects of desires and friends. One becomes clever in buying, selling, tilling, and attains hidden treasures and wealth.
During Venus's inauspicious Dasha or Antardasha: One is involved in quarrels with the public, king, hunter, and irreligious folks and suffers pains from the undue feeling of love.
Description of Planet Venus as per Vedic Textbooks
According to Parashara: Shani has an emaciated and long physique, tawny eyes, is windy in temperament, has big teeth, is indolent and lame, and has coarse hair.
According to Horasara: The body of Shukra is very bright. He is fortunate, windy, and bilious in composition, broad-minded, stout-bodied, has a tendency to submit to women, has crooked eyes, and is of deceiving nature.
According to Brihat Jataka: Venus is easy-loving and happy, has a beautiful body and lovely eyes, a phlegmatic and windy nature, and black and curling hair.
According to Saravali: The planet Venus is beautiful, has long hands, broad chest and face, is very seminal, splendorous, has dark, short and extended hair, is of complexion which is a mix of yellow and green, is sensuous, windy, and phlegmatic, very fortunate, wears multi-colored apparels, is of Rajasic disposition, sportive, intelligent, broad-eyed, and has prominent shoulders.
According to Phala Deepika: Venus is clad in a garment of variegated color. He has black curled hair. His limbs and body are huge. He has much wind and phlegm in his composition. His body has the color of the Durva sprout. He is very lovely and has broad eyes. He has treasured his virile power.
According to Sarvartha Chintamani: Venus has black-colored hair on his body, is ambitious in nature, is endowed with all the good qualities. Venus has beautiful eyes, is sexy in nature, gives comfort, strength, and a beautiful complexion.
Characteristics of Venus in Vedic Astrology
Charming, splendorous physique, excellent or great in disposition, charming eyes, a poet, phlegmatic and windy, curly hair
Child of 7 years
Aspect of Life
Semen (potency), Five senses, Taste
Vision (Sun & Moon only)
Characteristic mark on body
On the left side, face
Apparel / Clothing
Variegated cloth, Strong Cloth, Silken
Dark blue, Variegated, Milk, White, Variegated as Diamond or of Silky Colours
Satva or the goodness and purity, Sattvic
Mother of the child born in the day, Maternal aunt
Average Daily Motion
62 to 82 Degrees
Rashi of Exaltation
Pisces 27 Degrees
Rashi of Debilitation
Virgo 27 Degrees
A Fortnight, 15 days
Grain / Pulse
Dolichos Lablab or Cowgram
Dhatu / Mula
Moola (Vegetables), Mula
Head ornaments, Diamond-set Jewels, or those worn on the head
Plants, Trees and Food
Creeping plants, Supple and blossoming trees, Floral plants
The place for getting pearls or the Crystalline soil, Bedroom