VARAHAMIHIRA’S BRIHAT SAMHITA If^rftrTT With an English Translation and Notes B Y Panditabhushana V. Subrahmanya Sastri,.B. a. Asst «Secretary to the . Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Brihat Samhita has 6 ratings and 2 reviews. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as m.. .

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It will outline in brief the contents of each subject category and some of its possible connotations. Unlike Brihat Samhita, Panch-Siddhantika is a book on mathematical astronomy. The text makes a mention of varahamihida least 22 types of jewels16, including diamonds, sapphires, rubies, beryls, amethysts, corals, moon-gems, etc.

Paulisa Siddhanta, so called from Paulisa, the Greek, from the city of Sintra, which is supposed to be Alexandria.

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We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope varahamihirq enjoy this valuable book. It contains chapters and is known as the “great compilation”. Plant nutrition and disease has also been touched upon. The volume expounds on gemstone evaluation criterion found in the Garuda Purana, and elaborates on the sacred Nine Pearls from the same text.


Sonali S marked it as to-read Jul 08, This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. His son Prithuyasas also contributed to Hindu astrology; his book Hora Sara is a famous book on horoscopy. It was written by Varahamihira in Sanskrit. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, e: The common manner of practice of Hindu astrology as we know it today, owes a great deal to Varahamihira’s masterful treatise. Chapter number 55 on gardening also demonstrates Varahamihira’s knowhow on plant life.

Open Preview See a Problem? Married Life – Next 12 Months. As the name of the work itself indicates, its data came from numerous sources, some of them probably quite old. Log In Sign Up. Help Center Find new research papers in: This feature is almost a constant through the Brihat Samhita and this is what has endeared the writer to generations of readers.

It forms the interesting non-technical content in the text, which appeals to the lay reader. Gemology in the Brihat Samhita Gems and jewels are first mentioned in the Brihat Samhita in the astrological context Rajesh marked it as to-read Nov 03, Velayudhan T marked it as to-read Jul 16, Of these Romaka and Paulisha are known to be references to Roman and Greek schools of thought, which Varahamihira himself preferred 5.

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A comment in the Brihat-Samhita by Varahamihira says: While many of the Right Wing’s claims may be unchecked and exaggerated, history attests to the existence of many of ancient India’s peerless scholars and their splendid achievements. It is also known as The Great Compilation. Brihat Samhita is a varahmaihira which explains the classification of different types of meteors, comets etc. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Theertha added it Jan 26, Shivohum tomar marked it as to-read Jul 12, Brhat Samhita vaarahamihira Varahamihira, Part 2.


Michael Lloyd-Billington rated it really liked it Dec 03, Gopinath marked it as to-read Dec 27, The first varahamihiraa, comprising 47 chapters is aimed at professional astrologers who will understand and appreciate the detailed descriptions on planets, their positions and their respective ramifications.

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Scholars and laymen alike stand to benefit from the study of this text, for it has both — scientific and literary merit. Remember me on this computer.

Kapil Vyas added it Feb 05, The Panchasiddhantika is his most famous astrological work, for it gives valuable references to five contemporaneous astronomical works, viz.

Moreover, it also sheds light on other aspects like fertility of the soil and rainy season. He mentions different kinds of plants, reptiles, insects and other creatures as well as soil markers for groundwater sources. Elements of Hindu Iconography. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat This book is not yet featured on Listopia. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Stellar Lore However, Varahamihira does not take credit for original content.