Brihat-samhita [sanskrit]

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The Sanskrit text of the Brihat-samhita from the 6th-century authored by Varaha Mihira in present-day Ujjain, India. It primarily deals with astrology and astronomy but is presented as an encyclopedia of knowledge.

Chapter 75 - kāndarpikādhyāyaḥ [kāndarpika-adhyāya]

[English text for this chapter is available]

rakte'dhike strī puruṣastu śukre napuṃsakaṃ śoṇitaśukrasāmye |
yasmādataḥ śukravivṛddhidāni niṣevitavyāni rasāyanāni || 1 ||
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harmyapṛṣṭhamuḍunātharaśmayaḥ sotpalaṃ madhu madālasā priyā |
vallakī smarakathā rahaḥ srajo varga eṣa madanasya vāgurā || 2 ||
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mākṣīkadhātumadhupāradalohacūrṇapathyāśilājatughṛtāni samāni yo'dyāt |
saikāni viṃśatirahāni jarānvito'pi so'śītiko'pi ramayatyabalāṃ yuveva || 3 ||
[viḍaṅgaghṛtāni]
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kṣīraṃ śṛtaṃ yaḥ kapikacchumūlaiḥ pibetkṣayaṃ strīṣu na so'bhyupaiti |
māṣānpayaḥsarpiṣi vā vipakvān ṣaḍgrāsamātrāṃśca payo'nupānam || 4 ||
[anupānān]
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vidārikāyāḥ svarasena cūrṇaṃ muhurmuhurbhāvitaśoṣitaṃ ca |
śṛtena dugdhena saśarkareṇa pibetsa yasya pramadāḥ prabhūtāḥ || 5 ||
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dhātrīphalānāṃ svarasena cūrṇaṃ subhāvitaṃ kṣaudrasitājyayuktam |
līḍhvānu pītvā ca payo'gniśaktyā kāmaṃ nikāmaṃ puruṣo niṣevet || 6 ||
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kṣīreṇa bastāṇḍa yujā śṛtena samplāvya kāmī bahuśastilānyaḥ |
suśoṣitānatti payaḥ pibecca tasyāgrataḥ kiṃ caṭakaḥ karoti || 7 ||
[pibetpayaś]
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māṣasūpasahitena sarpiṣā ṣaṣṭikaudanamadanti ye narāḥ |
kṣīramapyanu pibanti tāsu te śarvarīṣu madanena śerate || 8 ||
[madane na]
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tilāśvagandhākapikacchumūlairvidārikāṣaṣṭikapiṣṭayogaḥ |
ājena piṣṭaḥ payasā ghṛtena pakvaṃ bhavecchaṣkulikātivṛṣyā || 9 ||
[paktvā]
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kṣīreṇa vā gokṣurakopayogaṃ vidārikākandakabhakṣaṇaṃ vā |
kurvanna sīded yadi jīryate'sya mandāgnitā cedidamatra cūrṇam || 10 ||
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sājamodalavaṇā harītakī śṛṅgaverasahitā ca pippalī |
madyatakrataraloṣṇavāribhiścūrṇapānamudarāgnidīpanam || 11 ||
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atyamlatiktalavaṇāni kaṭūni vātti |
yaḥ kṣāraśākabahulāni ca bhojanāni |
dṛgśukravīryarahitaḥ sa karotyanekān 75.12dvyājān jaranniva yuvāpyabalāmavāpya || 12 ||
[kṣāraśākabahulāni]
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the kāndarpikādhyāyaḥ [kāndarpika-adhyāya]

Cover of edition (2001)

Brihata Samhita (Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation)
by Pandit Achyutananda Jha (2001)

Title: बृहत्संहिता (संस्कृत एवम् हिन्दी अनुवाद); Author: वराह मिहिर (Varaha Mihir); Publisher: Chaukhambha Vidya Bhawan

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Cover of edition (2016)

Brhatsamhita with the Commentary of Bhattotpala
by Krishna Chandra Dwivedi (2016)

Publisher: Sampurnanand Sanskrit University; 1229 pages;

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Cover of edition (2012)

Brihat Samhita with the Commentary of Utpalapatimala of Yogisvara
by K. V. Sharma (2012)

Publisher: Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Janakpuri; 754 pages; ISBN-10; 8186111360; ISBN-13: 9788186111369

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Cover of edition (2002)

Brihat Samhita (Hindi Translation)
by K. V. Sharma (2002)

Publisher: Sampurnanand Sanskrit University; 2359 pages; ISBN-13: 9789387890008.

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Cover of edition (2022)

Brhat Samhita (English translation)
by N. Chidambaram Iyer (2022)

Publisher: Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.; 801 pages; Edited by Dr. Shrikrishna Jugnu; ISBN-10: 8171104215; ISBN-13: 9788171104215.

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Cover of edition (2010)

Brhat Samhita (English with notes)
by M. Ramakrishna Bhat (2010)

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidas Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; 1155 pages; ISBN-10: 8120810600; ISBN-13: 9788120810600.

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Cover of edition (2020)

Brhat Samhita (Telugu translation)
by Sishtla Umamaheswara Sharma (2020)

Publisher: Mohan Publications, Andhra Pradesh; 846 pages.

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Brhat Samhita (Gujarati translation)
by - (2000)

Publisher: Shree Harihar Pustakalay, Surat; Author: Shri Varahamihira Acharya (શ્રી વરાહમિહીરાચાર્ય); 432 pages.

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Cover of edition (2021)

Brhat Samhita (Kannada translation)
by Sripada Raghunatha Kulkarni (2021)

Publisher: Srinidhi Publications, Bangalore; 668 pages with illustrations.

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