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Śukra is one of the Nine Planets, the planet Venus. He is an auspicious deity very much interested in making people happy. He follows a course alternating in front of and behind Surya the Sun. He possesses a big chariot drawn by eight horses. In the sky he appears as the brightest planet. In the sky he appears as the brightest planet.
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Śukra is one of the Nine Planets, the planet Venus. He is an auspicious deity very much interested in making people happy. He follows a course alternating in front of and behind [[Surya]] the Sun. He possesses a big chariot drawn by eight horses. In the sky he appears as the brightest planet. In the sky he appears as the brightest planet.
  
  
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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Latest revision as of 16:11, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Sukra, Zukra, shukra


Śukra literally means ‘the bright one’.

Śukra

Śukra is one of the Nine Planets, the planet Venus. He is an auspicious deity very much interested in making people happy. He follows a course alternating in front of and behind Surya the Sun. He possesses a big chariot drawn by eight horses. In the sky he appears as the brightest planet. In the sky he appears as the brightest planet.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore