In Vedic astrology, the planet
Venus is known as Shukra. Shukra is considered as a beneficial planet.
Venus God is believed to be charming with a splendid physique, excellent
in nature and windy. Shukra (Venus) Puja is done to soothe planet Venus.
Grah Shanti Shukra Pooja is recommended to those, having malefic shukra
or wrongly placed Venus as per the horoscope.
Shukra Puja is performed when Venus is ill-placed in one's birth chart.
Shukra bestows long life, wealth, happiness, children, and property and
good education. Shukra Puja can be started from any Friday. It is
advisable to wear white clothes and chant the following Shukra Mantra,
facing the south-east direction.