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.

मालव्यसेवी तु जघन्यनामा खण्डेन्दुतुल्यश्रवणः सुसन्धिः ।
शुक्रेण सारः पिशुनः कविश्च रूक्षच्छविः स्थूलकराङ्गुलीकः ॥ ३३ ॥

mālavyasevī tu jaghanyanāmā khaṇḍendutulyaśravaṇaḥ susandhiḥ |
śukreṇa sāraḥ piśunaḥ kaviśca rūkṣacchaviḥ sthūlakarāṅgulīkaḥ || 33 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 68.33 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 (68.33). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Malavya, Sevin, Jaghanin, Jaghanya, Anaman, Anama, Tulya, Shravanas, Shravana, Susandhi, Shukra, Sara, Saras, Pishuna, Kavi, Ruksha, Ccha, Sthulaka, Angulika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 68.33). 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: “mālavyasevī tu jaghanyanāmā khaṇḍendutulyaśravaṇaḥ susandhiḥ
  • mālavya -
  • mālavya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mālavya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sevī -
  • sevin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • jaghanya -
  • jaghanin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    jaghanin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    jaghanya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jaghanya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • anāmā -
  • anāman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    anāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • khaṇḍendu -
  • khaṇḍendu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tulya -
  • tulya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tulya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tul -> tulya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √tul class 10 verb]
    tul -> tulya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √tul class 10 verb]
  • śravaṇaḥ -
  • śravaṇas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śravaṇas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śravaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • susandhiḥ -
  • susandhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    susandhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “śukreṇa sāraḥ piśunaḥ kaviśca rūkṣacchaviḥ sthūlakarāṅgulīkaḥ
  • śukreṇa -
  • śukra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śukra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • sāraḥ -
  • sāras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • piśunaḥ -
  • piśuna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kaviś -
  • kavi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kavi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rūkṣa -
  • rūkṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rūkṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ccha -
  • ccha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ccha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viḥ -
  • vi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sthūlaka -
  • sthūlaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sthūlaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aṅgulīkaḥ -
  • aṅgulīka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 68.33

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 68.33 in Kannada sript:
ಮಾಲವ್ಯಸೇವೀ ತು ಜಘನ್ಯನಾಮಾ ಖಣ್ಡೇನ್ದುತುಲ್ಯಶ್ರವಣಃ ಸುಸನ್ಧಿಃ ।
ಶುಕ್ರೇಣ ಸಾರಃ ಪಿಶುನಃ ಕವಿಶ್ಚ ರೂಕ್ಷಚ್ಛವಿಃ ಸ್ಥೂಲಕರಾಙ್ಗುಲೀಕಃ ॥ ೩೩ ॥

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 68.33 in Gujarati sript:
માલવ્યસેવી તુ જઘન્યનામા ખણ્ડેન્દુતુલ્યશ્રવણઃ સુસન્ધિઃ ।
શુક્રેણ સારઃ પિશુનઃ કવિશ્ચ રૂક્ષચ્છવિઃ સ્થૂલકરાઙ્ગુલીકઃ ॥ ૩૩ ॥

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 68.33 in Kannada sript:
ಮಾಲವ್ಯಸೇವೀ ತು ಜಘನ್ಯನಾಮಾ ಖಣ್ಡೇನ್ದುತುಲ್ಯಶ್ರವಣಃ ಸುಸನ್ಧಿಃ ।
ಶುಕ್ರೇಣ ಸಾರಃ ಪಿಶುನಃ ಕವಿಶ್ಚ ರೂಕ್ಷಚ್ಛವಿಃ ಸ್ಥೂಲಕರಾಙ್ಗುಲೀಕಃ ॥ ೩೩ ॥

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