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.

कर्पूरचोलमलयैः स्वेच्छापरिवर्तितैश्चतुर्भिरतः ।
एकद्वित्रिचतुर्भिर्भागैर्गन्धार्णवो भवति ॥ १४ ॥
[कर्चूर । चोर]

karpūracolamalayaiḥ svecchāparivartitaiścaturbhirataḥ |
ekadvitricaturbhirbhāgairgandhārṇavo bhavati || 14 ||
[karcūra | cora]

The Sanskrit text of Verse 76.14 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 (76.14). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Karpura, Cola, Alaya, Sveccha, Parivartita, Catus, Atah, Bhavati, Bhavat, Bhavant, Karcura,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 76.14). 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: “karpūracolamalayaiḥ svecchāparivartitaiścaturbhirataḥ
  • karpūra -
  • karpūra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    karpūra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • colam -
  • cola (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cola (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • alayaiḥ -
  • alaya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    alaya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • svecchā -
  • svecchā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • parivartitaiś -
  • parivartita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    parivartita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • caturbhir -
  • catus (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • ataḥ -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • Line 2: “ekadvitricaturbhirbhāgairgandhārṇavo bhavati || 14 |
  • Cannot analyse ekadvitricaturbhirbhāgairgandhārṇavo*bh
  • bhavati -
  • bhavatī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • Cannot analyse 14
  • Line 3: “[karcūra
  • karcūra -
  • karcūra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    karcūra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 76.14

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 76.14 in Kannada sript:
ಕರ್ಪೂರಚೋಲಮಲಯೈಃ ಸ್ವೇಚ್ಛಾಪರಿವರ್ತಿತೈಶ್ಚತುರ್ಭಿರತಃ ।
ಏಕದ್ವಿತ್ರಿಚತುರ್ಭಿರ್ಭಾಗೈರ್ಗನ್ಧಾರ್ಣವೋ ಭವತಿ ॥ ೧೪ ॥
[ಕರ್ಚೂರ । ಚೋರ]

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 76.14 in Gujarati sript:
કર્પૂરચોલમલયૈઃ સ્વેચ્છાપરિવર્તિતૈશ્ચતુર્ભિરતઃ ।
એકદ્વિત્રિચતુર્ભિર્ભાગૈર્ગન્ધાર્ણવો ભવતિ ॥ ૧૪ ॥
[કર્ચૂર । ચોર]

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 76.14 in Kannada sript:
ಕರ್ಪೂರಚೋಲಮಲಯೈಃ ಸ್ವೇಚ್ಛಾಪರಿವರ್ತಿತೈಶ್ಚತುರ್ಭಿರತಃ ।
ಏಕದ್ವಿತ್ರಿಚತುರ್ಭಿರ್ಭಾಗೈರ್ಗನ್ಧಾರ್ಣವೋ ಭವತಿ ॥ ೧೪ ॥
[ಕರ್ಚೂರ । ಚೋರ]

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