love and beauty is easily corruptible
can give, delay or deny marital happiness
Venus, the planet associated with love and beauty
represents worldly happiness and sensual pleasures.
Venus also rules music, literature, good women,
luxury, poetry, fine arts and wife or husband.
Venus owns the signs of Libra and Taurus. He is
exalted in Pisces ruled by Jupiter and is
debilitated in Virgo owned by Mercury. Mars and
Saturn are his friends and Moon and Sun are enemies.
Venus rules over the venous system, kidneys, throat,
Ancient Rishis of India have attributed sublime
qualities like kindness, compassion and Ahimsa to
Venus, the most benefic planet next to Jupiter,
despite the sublime qualities he possesses, has no
strong will and gets easily corrupted by powerful
planets like Saturn and Mars. Venus also loses his
good qualities when he is in evil Houses.
Now let us examine the changes Venus undergoes when
he is different signs, Houses and when associated
with different planets.
Purity of Venus gets spoilt when he is in the house
of Mars or when conjunct with malefics like Mars,
Sun, Saturn and Rahu unless the evil effect is
nullified by the aspect of Jupiter, a strong Mercury
Venus gets death-inflicting powers when he is in the
2nd and 7th Houses. His lordship over the 3rd, 6th
or the 11th makes him a malefic.
Venus in signs owned by Mars
Venus in signs owned by Mars at birth will result in
the native having intimacies with other women. He
would lose his honour, reputation and all worldly
possessions in the pursuit of women.
Venus in Libra, Taurus, Gemini, Aquarius and Pisces
Native would be handsome, healthy, intelligent and
honorable, and would possess love or aptitude for
music and fine arts if Venus at birth is posited in
Libra, Taurus, Gemini, Aquarius and Pisces.
Venus confers marital happiness and prosperity on
Aries natives if he occupies Taurus, Gemini, Libra
In Aries and Scorpio, Venus causes marital problems.
Venus delays marriage when he is in Cancer, Leo,
Sagittarius, Capricorn or Scorpio.
Native would become very passionate and lascivious
and would even ruin himself by going to extremes to
satisfy his sexual desires if Venus occupies Taurus
while being aspected by Mars from the Scorpio sign.
Similar result would occur if Mars occupies Taurus
when Venus is in Scorpio.
Venus in the 5th House of Leo can deny the native
marital happiness. Venus in the 6th of Virgo where
he is debilitated can give a sickly or impotent
Venus in Sagittarius would give a good partner who
is cultured and reasonable. Marriage would not be a
success if Venus is posited in Capricorn.
Venus in Aquarius assures a cultured and virtuous
partner from an affluent family.
Venus in Pisces where he is exalted holds out a
happy married life with a kind, compassionate and
An Aries or Scorpio native with Venus in Gemini
would get a partner from among the close relatives.
Partner can be a highly qualified academic, but he
would not be in good health.
A native with Venus in Cancer would get a partner
from overseas who may not be attractive.
Venus in the 10th House of Leo would make finding a
suitable partner very difficult.
Venus posited in the 12th of Libra brings about a
happy married life with a partner from distant
place. Venus being conjunct with Mars in Libra would
not affect the marriage. But Rahu joining the Mars-
Venus combination would make the character of the
(To be continued)