Venus is the ruling planet of the zodiac signs of Taurus and Libra. It also rules art, beauty, music and love in its purest form. Being the ruler of Taurus it is concerned with acquiring art objects, jewelry and luxurious indulgence. As the ruler of Libra, it governs the art world, fashion. Venus moves around the zodiac in about eleven and goes retrograde in every two year period.

Venus also known as the Morning Star can be easily recognized in the morning at the northern sky. This is the brightest planet that is visible in the sky.

If Venus is not strongly placed in the chart of any individual, he/she suffers from lack of physical appeal, and failure in love or married life. Venus is considered to be a benefic, planet which is feminine.

Characteristics of Venus:

Day: Friday
Direction: South-East
Colour: White
Orbit time in One Zodiac Sign: 28 days
Orbit time of whole Zodiac: 11 months
Nature: Loveable, sexy
Friendly planets: Mercury, Saturn
Enemy planets: Sun & Moon
Neutral planets: Mars & Jupiter
Exalted in: Pisces
Debilitated in: Virgo
Metal: Silver
Precious Stone: Diamond
If well placed signifies: Beauty, Prosperity, wealth
If adversely placed signifies: Laziness, aloofness, perverted habits
Represents: Wife
Body parts ruled: Sex organs, Semen, etc.
Diseases caused by Venus: Genital problems, Impotency

sun    Sun
Moon    Moon
Mercury    Mercury
Venus    Venus
Mars    Mars
jupiter    Jupiter
saturn    Saturn
uranus    Uranus
neptune    Neptune
pluto    Pluto
chiron    Chiron