वाराही (बृहत्) संहिता (संस्कृत एवं हिंदी अनुवाद) – Varahi (Brihat ) Samhita. Item Code: HAA Cover: Hardcover. Edition: Publisher. 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: The magnum opus of Varahamihira URMI CHANDA-VAZ MA-I, Ancient Indian Culture, #, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, e.

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This epic consist of wide range of subjects comprising of human interest, including astrology, planetary movements, eclipses, rainfall, clouds, architecture, growth of crops, manufacture of perfume, matrimony, domestic relations, gems, pearls, and rituals. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Uday Kant Misra Paperback Edition: Panch-Siddhantika is another important work of Varahamihira. There are independent chapters 81 to 84 devoted to diamonds, pearls, rubies, and emeralds. In 5 sections, his monumental work progresses through native Indian astronomy and culminates in 2 treatises on Western astronomy, showing calculations based on Brkhat and Alexandrian reckoning and even giving complete Ptolemaic mathematical charts and tables.

Brhat Samhita of Varahamihira, Part 2.

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This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Ravan Sanhita Mantra, Tantra and Yantra. Married Life – Next 12 Months. Nivedha Devi added it Apr 30, There is another remarkable chapter on ‘Undercurrents’ chapter 54where Varahamihira explains how to gauge underwater sources based on geographical pointers. Vraahamihira Romaka Siddhanta “Doctrine of the Romans” and the Paulisa Siddhanta were two works of Western origin which influenced Varahamihira’s thought, though this view is controversial as there is much evidence to suggest that it was actually Vedic thought indigenous to India which first influenced Western astrologers and subsequently came back to India reformulated.


Pranaya Vamsy marked it as to-read May 13, This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. The first section, comprising 47 chapters is aimed at sambita astrologers who will understand and appreciate the detailed descriptions on planets, their positions and their respective varahamihirra. I have purchased several items from Exotic India: Hide my email address.

This paper presents a short background and review of the text with brief analyses of the major subject categories. Sibaram Padhy marked it as to-read May 07, Chandramauli Raina Hardcover Brihar Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

Walter Eugene Clark David Pingree. It was written by Varahamihira in Sanskrit. Very speed and fine.

Radhakrishnan added it Jul 16, There are several legends and folktales 1 associated varahaimhira him, which attest to his popularity not just in ancient India, but also in the subsequent times. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info exoticindia. Xavier’s Samhjta, Mumbai, e: I was very pleased with the meticulous method of shipping. Write a customer review.

Chronology of Hindu texts. Views Read Edit View history. He mentioned this in Panch-Siddhantika. Education – Next 12 Months.

Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Unlike Brihat Samhita, Panch-Siddhantika is a book on samhuta astronomy. Varahamira describes the general geography of the region and also devotes an entire chapter to seismic activity and earthquakes. The statues arrived yesterday. These chapters elaborate the sources of these gems and their quality.


Gemology in the Brihat Samhita Gems and jewels are first mentioned in the Brihat Samhita in the astrological context Sriram marked it as to-read Jun 05, Varahamihira devotes several chapters on predictive astrology, based on the position of planets, bodily characteristics angavidya: In his chapter on Undercurrents see iihe lists a number of positive and negative bio indicators that point to or negate the existence of groundwater at that point. The Brihat Samhita lists 20 types of temples ranging from one to twelve storeys high Chapter number 55 on gardening also demonstrates Varahamihira’s knowhow on plant life.


These chapters, along with other Shilpa texts, form the basis of Vastu Shilpa and Vastu Shastra as we understand them today.

His son Prithuyasas also contributed to Hindu astrology; his book Hora Sara is a famous book on horoscopy. Varahamihira learnt astrology from his father and mastered the Vedas and after a meeting with the great mathematician, Aryabhatta at Kusumapura, he became interested in astronomy3.

It is also extensively used in meteorological observations. Varahamihira – The Ancient Composer Varahamihirais one of the most popular compositions of astrology. It contains one hundred and six chapters. These notes offer valuable insights on not just the technical points of gemology, but also their uses in astrology and the prevalent trade practices in that industry.

The treatise is also worthy of study for its poetical merit. Everything was in order and the book, well packaged.

He deals with a dizzying number of subjects in this encyclopaedic treatise and gracefully condenses knowledge from all important walks of life for future generations. Prasna Marga – Vol.

He was the first to describe many astronomical phenomena such as equinoxes, solstices, eclipses, comets, meteors and even sun spots — which are now a scientifically-established phenomena.