Stotram in Sanskrit
Shukra, kavya, Shukraretha,
Himameh kundha dhawala,
Shukra, He who is poetic, He who is virile like fire, He who wears white silks, He who does good acts, He who is like ice, he who is as white as Jasmine flowers, He who is very neat and he who decorates himself in white.
Neethigno neethi krun neethi
Usana Veda vedaanga paaragah,
He who is just, he who dispenses justice, he who goes by just path, He who is the Lord of all planets, He who sings Vedas, He who is an expert in Vedas and he who has a poetic soul.
Bharghava, karuna Sindhu
Shukrasy ethani namani
He who is son of Bhrugu, he who is the sea of mercy, He who ravels towards wisdom, he who blesses us with sons. If these names of Shukra are read with him in our mind,
Ayur dhanam sukham puthran
Vidhyam chaiva swayam thasmai
Life, money, pleasure, son and wealth would be with him, He would be learned and Shukra would be pleased him and give him all he wants.
What is Shukra(Venus)?
Shukra , the Sanskrit for "clear, pure" or "brightness, clearness", is the name the son of Bhrigu, and preceptor of the Daityas, and the guru of the Asuras, identified with the planet Venus, one of the Navagrahas (with honorific, Shukracharya). He presides over Shukravar or Friday.