Brihat-samhita [sanskrit]

26,560 words

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 76 - gandhayuktyadhyāyaḥ [gandhayukti-adhyāyaḥ]

[English text for this chapter is available]

sraggandhadhūpāmbarabhūṣaṇādyaṃ na śobhate śuklaśiroruhasya |
yasmādato mūrdhajarāgasevāṃ kuryād yathaivāñjanabhūṣaṇānām || 1 ||
[Analyze grammar]

lauhe pātre taṇḍulān kodravāṇāṃ śukle pakvāṃl lohacūrṇena sākam |
piṣṭān sūkṣmaṃ mūrdhni śuklāmlakeśe datvā tiṣṭhedveṣṭayitvārdra patraiḥ || 2 ||
[dattvā | arka]
[Analyze grammar]

yāte dvitīye prahare vihāya dadyācchirasyāmalakapralepam |
saṃchādya patraiḥ praharadvayena prakṣālitaṃ kārṣṇyamupaiti śīrṣam || 3 ||
[Analyze grammar]

paścācchiraḥsnānasugandhatailairlohāmlagandhaṃ śiraso'panīya |
hṛdyaiśca gandhairvividhaiśca dhūpairantaḥpure rājyasukhaṃ niṣevet || 4 ||
[Analyze grammar]

tvakkuṣṭhareṇunalikāspṛkkārasatagarabālakaistulyaiḥ |
kesarapatravimiśrairnarapatiyogyaṃ śiraḥsnānam || 5 ||
[Analyze grammar]

mañjiṣṭhayā vyāghranakhena śuktyā tvacā sakuṣṭhena rasena cūrṇaḥ |
tailena yukto'rkamayūkhataptaḥ karoti taccampakagandhi tailam || 6 ||
[Analyze grammar]

tulyaiḥ patraturuṣkabālatagarairgandhaḥ smaroddīpanaḥ savyāmo bakulo'yameva kaṭukāhiṅgupradhūpānvitaḥ |
kuṣṭhenotpalagandhikaḥ samalayaḥ pūrvo bhaveccampako jātītvaksahito'timuktaka iti jñeyaḥ sakustumburuḥ || 7 ||
[Analyze grammar]

śatapuṣpākundurukau pādenārdhena nakhaturuṣkau ca |
malayapriyaṅgubhāgau gandho dhūpyo guḍanakhena || 8 ||
[bhāgo]
[Analyze grammar]

guggulubālakalākṣāmustānakhaśarkarāḥ kramāddhūpaḥ |
anyo māṃsībālakaturuṣkanakhacandanaiḥ piṇḍaḥ || 9 ||
[vālaka | vālaka]
[Analyze grammar]

harītakīśaṅkhaghanadravāmbubhirguḍotpalaiḥ śailakamustakānvitaiḥ |
navāntapādādivivardhitaiḥ kramādbhavanti dhūpā bahavo manoharāḥ || 10 ||
[Analyze grammar]

bhāgaiścaturbhiḥ sitaśailamustāḥ śrīsarjabhāgau nakhaguggulū ca |
karpūrabodho madhupiṇḍito'yaṃ kopacchado nāma narendradhūpaḥ || 11 ||
[śaileya]
[Analyze grammar]

tvaguśīrapatrabhāgaiḥ sūkṣmailārdhena saṃyutaiścūrṇaḥ |
puṭavāsaḥ pravaro'yaṃ mṛgakarpūraprabodhena || 12 ||
[paṭavāsaḥ]
[Analyze grammar]

ghanabālakaśaileyakakarpūrośīranāgapuṣpāṇi |
vyāghranakhaspṛkkāgurudamanakanakhatagaradhānyāni || 13 ||
[madanaka]
[Analyze grammar]

karpūracolamalayaiḥ svecchāparivartitaiścaturbhirataḥ |
ekadvitricaturbhirbhāgairgandhārṇavo bhavati || 14 ||
[karcūra | cora]
[Analyze grammar]

atyulbaṇagandhatvādekāṃśo nityameva dhānyānām |
karpūrasya tadūno naitau dvitryādibhirdeyau || 15 ||
[Analyze grammar]

śrīsarjaguḍanakhaiste dhūpayitavyāḥ kramānna piṇḍasthaiḥ |
bodhaḥ kastūrikayā deyaḥ karpūrasaṃyutayā || 16 ||
[Analyze grammar]

atra sahasracatuṣṭayamanyāni ca saptatisahasrāṇi |
lakṣaṃ śatāni sapta viṃśatiyuktāni gandhānām || 17 ||
[Analyze grammar]

ekaikamekabhāgaṃ dvitricaturbhāgikairyutaṃ dravyaiḥ |
ṣaḍgandhakaraṃ tadvaddvitricaturbhāgikaṃ kurute || 18 ||
[Analyze grammar]

dravyacatuṣṭayayogādgandhacaturviṃśatiryathaikasya |
evaṃ śeṣāṇāmapi ṣaṇṇavatiḥ sarvapiṇḍo'tra || 19 ||
[Analyze grammar]

ṣoḍaśake dravyagaṇe caturvikalpena bhidyamānānām |
aṣṭādaśa jāyante śatāni sahitāni viṃśatyā || 20 ||
[Analyze grammar]

ṣaṇṇavatibhedabhinnaścaturvikalpo gaṇo yatastasmāt |
ṣaṇṇanavatiguṇaḥ kāryaḥ sā saṅkhyā bhavati gandhānām || 21 ||
[Analyze grammar]

pūrveṇa pūrveṇa gatena yuktaṃ sthānaṃ vināntyaṃ pravadanti saṅkhyām |
icchāvikalpaiḥ kramaśo'bhinīya nīte nivṛttiḥ punaranyanītiḥ || 22 ||
[Analyze grammar]

dvitrīndriyāṣṭabhāgairaguruḥ patraṃ turuṣkaśaileyau |
viṣayāṣṭapakṣadahanāḥ priyaṅgumustārasāḥ keśaḥ || 23 ||
[Analyze grammar]

spṛkkātvaktagarāṇāṃ māṃsyāśca kṛtaikasaptaṣaḍbhāgāḥ |
saptartuvedacandrairmalayanakhaśrīkakundurukāḥ || 24 ||
[Analyze grammar]

ṣoḍaśake kacchapuṭe yathā tathā miśrite caturdravye |
ye'trāṣṭādaśa bhāgāste'smin gandhādayo yogāḥ || 25 ||
[miśritaiścaturdravyaiḥ]
[Analyze grammar]

nakhatagaraturuṣkayutā jātīkarpūramṛgakṛtobdodhāḥ |
guḍanakhadhūpyā gandhāḥ kartavyāḥ sarvatobhadrāḥ || 26 ||
[udbodhāḥ]
[Analyze grammar]

jātīphalamṛgakarpūrabodhitaiḥ sasahakāramadhusiktaiḥ |
bahavo'tra pārijātāścaturbhiricchāparigṛhītaiḥ || 27 ||
[Analyze grammar]

sarjarasaśrīvāsakasamanvitā ye'tra sarvadhūpāstaiḥ |
śrīsarjarasaviyuktaiḥ snānāni sabālaka tvagbhiḥ || 28 ||
[sarvayogās | savālaka]
[Analyze grammar]

rodhrośīranatāgurumustāpatrapriyaṅguvanapathyāḥ |
navakoṣṭhātkacchapuṭāddravyatritayaṃ samuddhṛtya || 29 ||
[mustā]
[Analyze grammar]

candanaturuṣkabhāgau śuktyardhaṃ pādikā tu śatapuṣpā |
kaṭuhiṅgulaguḍadhūpyāḥ kesaragandhāścaturaśītiḥ || 30 ||
[Analyze grammar]

saptāhaṃ gomūtre harītakīcūrṇasaṃyute kṣiptvā |
gandhodake ca bhūyo vinikṣipeddantakāṣṭhāni || 31 ||
[Analyze grammar]

elātvakpatrāñjanamadhumaricairnāgapuṣpakuṣṭhaiśca |
gandhāmbhaḥ kartavyaṃ kiñcitkālaṃ sthitānyasmin || 32 ||
[Analyze grammar]

jātīphalapatrailākarpūraiḥ kṛtayamaikaśikhibhāgaiḥ |
avacūrnitāni bhānormarīcibhiḥ śoṣaṇīyāni || 33 ||
[Analyze grammar]

varṇaprasādaṃ vadanasya kāntiṃ vaiśadyamāsyasya sugandhitāṃ ca |
saṃsevituḥ śrotrasukhāṃ ca vācaṃ kurvanti kāṣṭhānyasakṛdbhavānām || 34 ||
[Analyze grammar]

kāmaṃ pradīpayati rūpamabhivyanakti saubhāgyamāvahati vaktrasugandhitāṃ ca |
ūrjaṃ karoti kaphajāṃśca nihanti rogāṃstāmbūlamevamaparāṃśca guṇān karoti || 35 ||
[Analyze grammar]

yuktena cūrṇena karoti rāgaṃ rāgakṣayaṃ pūgaphalātiriktam |
cūrṇādhikaṃ vaktravigandhakāri patrādhikaṃ sādhu karoti gandham || 36 ||
[Analyze grammar]

patrādhikaṃ niśi hitaṃ saphalaṃ divā ca proktānyathākaraṇamasya viḍambanaiva |
kakkolapūgalavalīphalapārijātairāmoditaṃ madamudā muditaṃ karoti || 37 ||
[Analyze grammar]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the gandhayuktyadhyāyaḥ [gandhayukti-adhyāyaḥ]

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

Buy now!
Cover of edition (2016)

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

Publisher: Sampurnanand Sanskrit University; 1229 pages;

Buy now!
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

Buy now!
Cover of edition (2002)

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

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

Buy now!
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.

Buy now!
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.

Buy now!
Cover of edition (2020)

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

Publisher: Mohan Publications, Andhra Pradesh; 846 pages.

Buy now!
Cover of Gujarati edition

Brhat Samhita (Gujarati translation)
by - (2000)

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

Buy now!
Cover of edition (2021)

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

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

Buy now!
Let's grow together!

I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased sources, definitions and images. Your donation direclty influences the quality and quantity of knowledge, wisdom and spiritual insight the world is exposed to.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: