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SHUKRACHARYA

SHUKRACHARYA—THE PRECEPTOR OF ASURAS

 

 

SHUKRACHARYA IS SON OF MAHARISHI BRIGHU (one of the saptrishis) AND USHANA.HE WAS BORN IN YEAR PAARTHIVA ON FRIDAY ON SHRAVAN SUDHA ASHTAMI WHEN SWATI NAKASHTRA WAS ASCENDING. HIS GOTRA IS BHARGAVA.HE LORDS OVER KHAMBOJA KINGDOM (Currently known as Cambodia).HE RIDES ON CROCODILE. HE IS FEMININE BY NATURE.HE WAS MARRIED TO URJASWATHI (daughter of king PRIYAVARTHA).HE HAD FOUR SONS-CHAND, AMARKA, TWASTHRA,DHARAATRA AND A DAUGHTER NAMED DEVYANI (wife of Yayati).CHAND AND AMARK LATER BECAME GURU OF PRAHLAD. HE WAS ALSO MARRIED TO JAYANTI (daughter of Devraj Indra).AFTER GREAT PENANCE OF LORD SHIVA HE WAS BLESSED WITH “MRIT SANJIVNI VIDYA” (the art of making dead alive) AND THE LORD OF PLANET SHUKRA (Venus).HE WAS A GREAT SCHOLAR AND WROTE A BOOK CALLED“SHUKRA NITI”.HE HAS A GREAT SIGNIFICANCE IN INDIAN

AND WESTERN ASTROLOGY.HE IS THE LORD OF SUN SIGN TAURUS AND LIBRA.HIS TENURE IS OF 20 YEARS. IN ASTROLOGY HE IS CONSIDERED TO INFLUENCE BEAUTY, ART AND EMOTIONS.

 

IF AN INDIVIDUAL HAS A WEAK SHUKRA IN HIS OR HER HOROSCOPE THE PERSON SHOULD DONATE ITAR (Perfume) OFFER WHITE COLOR FLOWERS; DONATE CURD, GHEE, CAMPHOR AND WHITE CLOTHES TO POOR...

HIS STROTAM IS UNDERNEATH:

HimaKundha Mrina-laabham Daitya-naam Paramam Gurum
Sarva Shastra Pravaktaaram Bhargavam Pranamaamyamham:

(My salutations to Shukra,

ONE who shines like the snow white jasmine,

ONE who is the great preceptor of Asuras,

ONE who is an expert in all sciences

And who is the son of the sage Bhrigu)

 

 

 

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