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.

ऐशान्यादिषु कोणेषु संस्थिता बाह्यतो गृहस्यैताः ।
चरकी विदारिनामाथ पूतना राक्षसी चेति ॥ ८१ ॥

aiśānyādiṣu koṇeṣu saṃsthitā bāhyato gṛhasyaitāḥ |
carakī vidārināmātha pūtanā rākṣasī ceti || 81 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 52.81 is contained in the book Brihata Samhita (Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation) by Pandit Achyutananda Jha. This book is available online or you could buy the latest edition:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (52.81). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Aisha, Aishani, Adi, Adin, Kona, Samsthita, Bahyatah, Sya, Caraki, Vidarin, Ama, Amad, Han, Putana, Rakshasi, Rakshasin, Ceti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 52.81). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “aiśānyādiṣu koṇeṣu saṃsthitā bāhyato gṛhasyaitāḥ
  • aiśānyā -
  • aiśānī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [instrumental single]
    aiśa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ādiṣu -
  • ādi (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    ādi (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    ādi (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
    ādin (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    ādin (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • koṇeṣu -
  • koṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • saṃsthitā* -
  • saṃsthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    saṃsthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bāhyato* -
  • bāhyataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • gṛha -
  • gṛha (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • syai -
  • si (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single], [dative single]
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    syā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • aitā -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second plural], [imperfect middle third single]
  • aḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “carakī vidārināmātha pūtanā rākṣasī ceti
  • carakī -
  • carakī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • vidārin -
  • vidārin (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    vidārin (noun, neuter)
    [vocative single]
  • āmāt -
  • āma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    āma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    āmād (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    āmād (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ha -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pūtanā* -
  • pūtana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pūtanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • rākṣasī -
  • rākṣasī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    rākṣasin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ceti -
  • ceti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ceti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ceti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    cetī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    cetī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    cetī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 52.81

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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Preview of verse 52.81 in Kannada sript:
ಐಶಾನ್ಯಾದಿಷು ಕೋಣೇಷು ಸಂಸ್ಥಿತಾ ಬಾಹ್ಯತೋ ಗೃಹಸ್ಯೈತಾಃ ।
ಚರಕೀ ವಿದಾರಿನಾಮಾಥ ಪೂತನಾ ರಾಕ್ಷಸೀ ಚೇತಿ ॥ ೮೧ ॥

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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Preview of verse 52.81 in Gujarati sript:
ઐશાન્યાદિષુ કોણેષુ સંસ્થિતા બાહ્યતો ગૃહસ્યૈતાઃ ।
ચરકી વિદારિનામાથ પૂતના રાક્ષસી ચેતિ ॥ ૮૧ ॥

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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Preview of verse 52.81 in Kannada sript:
ಐಶಾನ್ಯಾದಿಷು ಕೋಣೇಷು ಸಂಸ್ಥಿತಾ ಬಾಹ್ಯತೋ ಗೃಹಸ್ಯೈತಾಃ ।
ಚರಕೀ ವಿದಾರಿನಾಮಾಥ ಪೂತನಾ ರಾಕ್ಷಸೀ ಚೇತಿ ॥ ೮೧ ॥

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