Venus, known as "Shukra" in Hindu astrology and mythology, is one of the brightest objects in the night sky and is often referred to as the "Evening Star" or the "Morning Star." Venus is associated with the deity Shukra. Shukra is considered a teacher and a planet of luxury, beauty, and the arts. It is also associated with love and desire. In astrology, Venus is often linked to matters of relationships, beauty, and material wealth.