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.

हरीतकीशङ्खघनद्रवाम्बुभिर्गुडोत्पलैः शैलकमुस्तकान्वितैः ।
नवान्तपादादिविवर्धितैः क्रमाद्भवन्ति धूपा बहवो मनोहराः ॥ १० ॥

harītakīśaṅkhaghanadravāmbubhirguḍotpalaiḥ śailakamustakānvitaiḥ |
navāntapādādivivardhitaiḥ kramādbhavanti dhūpā bahavo manoharāḥ || 10 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 76.10 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 (76.10). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Haritaki, Shankha, Ghana, Drava, Ambu, Guda, Utpala, Shailaka, Taka, Anvita, Navanta, Padadi, Vivardhita, Kramat, Krama, Bhavanti, Bhavat, Bhavant, Dhupa, Bahu, Bahava, Manohara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 76.10). 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: “harītakīśaṅkhaghanadravāmbubhirguḍotpalaiḥ śailakamustakānvitaiḥ
  • harītakī -
  • harītakī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • śaṅkha -
  • śaṅkha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śaṅkha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ghana -
  • ghana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ghana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dravā -
  • drava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    drava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dravā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    dru (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ambubhir -
  • ambu (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    ambu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ambu (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • guḍo -
  • guḍa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    guḍā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    guḍ (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • utpalaiḥ -
  • utpala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    utpala (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • śailakam -
  • śailaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • us -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • takā -
  • taka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tak (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • anvitaiḥ -
  • anvita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    anvita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “navāntapādādivivardhitaiḥ kramādbhavanti dhūpā bahavo manoharāḥ
  • navānta -
  • navānta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    navānta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pādādi -
  • pādādi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pādādi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pādādi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vivardhitaiḥ -
  • vivardhita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    vivardhita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • kramād -
  • kramāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    krama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • bhavanti -
  • bhavanti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhavantī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • dhūpā* -
  • dhūpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dhūpā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bahavo* -
  • bahu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bahava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • manoharāḥ -
  • manohara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    manoharā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 76.10

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 76.10 in Kannada sript:
ಹರೀತಕೀಶಙ್ಖಘನದ್ರವಾಮ್ಬುಭಿರ್ಗುಡೋತ್ಪಲೈಃ ಶೈಲಕಮುಸ್ತಕಾನ್ವಿತೈಃ ।
ನವಾನ್ತಪಾದಾದಿವಿವರ್ಧಿತೈಃ ಕ್ರಮಾದ್ಭವನ್ತಿ ಧೂಪಾ ಬಹವೋ ಮನೋಹರಾಃ ॥ ೧೦ ॥

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 76.10 in Gujarati sript:
હરીતકીશઙ્ખઘનદ્રવામ્બુભિર્ગુડોત્પલૈઃ શૈલકમુસ્તકાન્વિતૈઃ ।
નવાન્તપાદાદિવિવર્ધિતૈઃ ક્રમાદ્ભવન્તિ ધૂપા બહવો મનોહરાઃ ॥ ૧૦ ॥

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 76.10 in Kannada sript:
ಹರೀತಕೀಶಙ್ಖಘನದ್ರವಾಮ್ಬುಭಿರ್ಗುಡೋತ್ಪಲೈಃ ಶೈಲಕಮುಸ್ತಕಾನ್ವಿತೈಃ ।
ನವಾನ್ತಪಾದಾದಿವಿವರ್ಧಿತೈಃ ಕ್ರಮಾದ್ಭವನ್ತಿ ಧೂಪಾ ಬಹವೋ ಮನೋಹರಾಃ ॥ ೧೦ ॥

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