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.

क्रूरो धनी स्थूलमतिः प्रतीतस् ।
ताम्रच्छविः स्यात्परिहासशीलः ।
उरोऽङ्घ्रिहस्तेष्वसिशक्तिपाशपरश्वधाङ्कः स जघन्यनामा ॥ ३४ ॥
[अन्ह्रि । अङ्कश्च]

krūro dhanī sthūlamatiḥ pratītas |
tāmracchaviḥ syātparihāsaśīlaḥ |
uro'ṅghrihasteṣvasiśaktipāśaparaśvadhāṅkaḥ sa jaghanyanāmā || 34 ||
[anhri | aṅkaśca]

The Sanskrit text of Verse 68.34 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 (68.34). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Krura, Dhanin, Dhani, Sthulamati, Tamra, Ccha, Syat, Sya, Parihasashila, Uras, Uru, Hasta, Asi, Shaktin, Shakti, Pasha, Parashvadha, Anka, Ankas, Jaghanin, Jaghanya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 68.34). 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: “krūro dhanī sthūlamatiḥ pratītas
  • krūro* -
  • krūra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhanī -
  • dhanī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    dhanī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    dhanin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sthūlamatiḥ -
  • sthūlamati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sthūlamati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Cannot analyse pratītas
  • Line 2: “tāmracchaviḥ syātparihāsaśīlaḥ
  • tāmra -
  • tāmra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tāmra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ccha -
  • ccha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ccha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viḥ -
  • vi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • syāt -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • parihāsaśīlaḥ -
  • parihāsaśīla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “uro'ṅghrihasteṣvasiśaktipāśaparaśvadhāṅkaḥ sa jaghanyanāmā || 34 |
  • uro' -
  • uras (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    uru (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • aṅghri -
  • aṅghri (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • hasteṣva -
  • hasta (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    hasta (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • asi -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
  • śakti -
  • śakti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śakti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śaktin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śaktin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śaktī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    śaktī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    śaktī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pāśa -
  • pāśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paraśvadhā -
  • paraśvadha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aṅkaḥ -
  • aṅkas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    aṅka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • 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* -
  • Cannot analyse 34
  • Line 4: “[anhri
  • Cannot analyse anhri

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 68.34

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 68.34 in Kannada sript:
ಕ್ರೂರೋ ಧನೀ ಸ್ಥೂಲಮತಿಃ ಪ್ರತೀತಸ್ ।
ತಾಮ್ರಚ್ಛವಿಃ ಸ್ಯಾತ್ಪರಿಹಾಸಶೀಲಃ ।
ಉರೋಽಙ್ಘ್ರಿಹಸ್ತೇಷ್ವಸಿಶಕ್ತಿಪಾಶಪರಶ್ವಧಾಙ್ಕಃ ಸ ಜಘನ್ಯನಾಮಾ ॥ ೩೪ ॥
[ಅನ್ಹ್ರಿ । ಅಙ್ಕಶ್ಚ]

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 68.34 in Gujarati sript:
ક્રૂરો ધની સ્થૂલમતિઃ પ્રતીતસ્ ।
તામ્રચ્છવિઃ સ્યાત્પરિહાસશીલઃ ।
ઉરોઽઙ્ઘ્રિહસ્તેષ્વસિશક્તિપાશપરશ્વધાઙ્કઃ સ જઘન્યનામા ॥ ૩૪ ॥
[અન્હ્રિ । અઙ્કશ્ચ]

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 68.34 in Kannada sript:
ಕ್ರೂರೋ ಧನೀ ಸ್ಥೂಲಮತಿಃ ಪ್ರತೀತಸ್ ।
ತಾಮ್ರಚ್ಛವಿಃ ಸ್ಯಾತ್ಪರಿಹಾಸಶೀಲಃ ।
ಉರೋಽಙ್ಘ್ರಿಹಸ್ತೇಷ್ವಸಿಶಕ್ತಿಪಾಶಪರಶ್ವಧಾಙ್ಕಃ ಸ ಜಘನ್ಯನಾಮಾ ॥ ೩೪ ॥
[ಅನ್ಹ್ರಿ । ಅಙ್ಕಶ್ಚ]

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