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.

भागैश्चतुर्भिः सितशैलमुस्ताः श्रीसर्जभागौ नखगुग्गुलू च ।
कर्पूरबोधो मधुपिण्डितोऽयं कोपच्छदो नाम नरेन्द्रधूपः ॥ ११ ॥
[शैलेय]

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

The Sanskrit text of Verse 76.11 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 (76.11). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhaga, Catus, Sita, Shaila, Tas, Shri, Sarja, Nakha, Guggulu, Karpura, Bodha, Madhu, Pindita, Aya, Idam, Kopacchada, Naman, Narendra, Dhupa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 76.11). 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: “bhāgaiścaturbhiḥ sitaśailamustāḥ śrīsarjabhāgau nakhaguggulū ca
  • bhāgaiś -
  • bhāga (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    bhāga (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • caturbhiḥ -
  • catus (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sita -
  • sita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    -> sita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ class 4 verb]
    -> sita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ class 4 verb]
    si -> sita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √si class 5 verb], [vocative single from √si class 9 verb]
    si -> sita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √si class 5 verb], [vocative single from √si class 9 verb]
  • śailam -
  • śaila (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaila (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śailā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • us -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tāḥ -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • sarja -
  • sarja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bhāgau -
  • bhāga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • nakha -
  • nakha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nakha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nakh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • guggulū -
  • guggulu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “karpūrabodho madhupiṇḍito'yaṃ kopacchado nāma narendradhūpaḥ || 11 |
  • karpūra -
  • karpūra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    karpūra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bodho* -
  • bodha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • madhu -
  • madhu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    madhu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • piṇḍito' -
  • piṇḍita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    piṇḍ -> piṇḍita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √piṇḍ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √piṇḍ class 10 verb]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kopacchado* -
  • kopacchada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • narendra -
  • narendra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhūpaḥ -
  • dhūpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Cannot analyse 11

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 76.11

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 76.11 in Kannada sript:
ಭಾಗೈಶ್ಚತುರ್ಭಿಃ ಸಿತಶೈಲಮುಸ್ತಾಃ ಶ್ರೀಸರ್ಜಭಾಗೌ ನಖಗುಗ್ಗುಲೂ ಚ ।
ಕರ್ಪೂರಬೋಧೋ ಮಧುಪಿಣ್ಡಿತೋಽಯಂ ಕೋಪಚ್ಛದೋ ನಾಮ ನರೇನ್ದ್ರಧೂಪಃ ॥ ೧೧ ॥
[ಶೈಲೇಯ]

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 76.11 in Gujarati sript:
ભાગૈશ્ચતુર્ભિઃ સિતશૈલમુસ્તાઃ શ્રીસર્જભાગૌ નખગુગ્ગુલૂ ચ ।
કર્પૂરબોધો મધુપિણ્ડિતોઽયં કોપચ્છદો નામ નરેન્દ્રધૂપઃ ॥ ૧૧ ॥
[શૈલેય]

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 76.11 in Kannada sript:
ಭಾಗೈಶ್ಚತುರ್ಭಿಃ ಸಿತಶೈಲಮುಸ್ತಾಃ ಶ್ರೀಸರ್ಜಭಾಗೌ ನಖಗುಗ್ಗುಲೂ ಚ ।
ಕರ್ಪೂರಬೋಧೋ ಮಧುಪಿಣ್ಡಿತೋಽಯಂ ಕೋಪಚ್ಛದೋ ನಾಮ ನರೇನ್ದ್ರಧೂಪಃ ॥ ೧೧ ॥
[ಶೈಲೇಯ]

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