Propitiation of Venus (Friday)
CHARITY: Donate silk clothes, dairy cream, yogurt, scented oils, sugar, cow dung, or camphor to a poor young woman on Friday evening.
FASTING: On Friday, especially during Venus transits and major or minor Venus periods.
MANTRA: To be chanted on Friday at sunrise, especially during major or minor Venus periods:
Shukra seed mantra: Aum dram drim draum sah shukraya namah.
RESULT: The planetary diety Shukra is propitiated increasing riches and conjugal bliss.