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.

द्रव्यचतुष्टययोगाद्गन्धचतुर्विंशतिर्यथैकस्य ।
एवं शेषाणामपि षण्णवतिः सर्वपिण्डोऽत्र ॥ १९ ॥

dravyacatuṣṭayayogādgandhacaturviṃśatiryathaikasya |
evaṃ śeṣāṇāmapi ṣaṇṇavatiḥ sarvapiṇḍo'tra || 19 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 76.19 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 (76.19). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dravya, Catushtaya, Yoga, Gandha, Caturvimshati, Yatha, Aika, Evam, Eva, Shesha, Sheshana, Api, Shannavati, Saru, Sarva, Apinda, Atra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 76.19). 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: “dravyacatuṣṭayayogādgandhacaturviṃśatiryathaikasya
  • dravya -
  • dravya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dravya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • catuṣṭaya -
  • catuṣṭaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    catuṣṭaya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yogād -
  • yoga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • gandha -
  • gandha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gandha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • caturviṃśatir -
  • caturviṃśati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • yathai -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • aikasya -
  • aika (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    aika (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “evaṃ śeṣāṇāmapi ṣaṇṇavatiḥ sarvapiṇḍo'tra
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • śeṣāṇām -
  • śeṣa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    śeṣa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    śeṣā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    śaṣ -> śeṣāṇā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √śaṣ class 1 verb]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • ṣaṇṇavatiḥ -
  • ṣaṇṇavati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarva -
  • saru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    saru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    saru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • apiṇḍo' -
  • apiṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    piṇḍ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 76.19

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 76.19 in Kannada sript:
ದ್ರವ್ಯಚತುಷ್ಟಯಯೋಗಾದ್ಗನ್ಧಚತುರ್ವಿಂಶತಿರ್ಯಥೈಕಸ್ಯ ।
ಏವಂ ಶೇಷಾಣಾಮಪಿ ಷಣ್ಣವತಿಃ ಸರ್ವಪಿಣ್ಡೋಽತ್ರ ॥ ೧೯ ॥

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 76.19 in Gujarati sript:
દ્રવ્યચતુષ્ટયયોગાદ્ગન્ધચતુર્વિંશતિર્યથૈકસ્ય ।
એવં શેષાણામપિ ષણ્ણવતિઃ સર્વપિણ્ડોઽત્ર ॥ ૧૯ ॥

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 76.19 in Kannada sript:
ದ್ರವ್ಯಚತುಷ್ಟಯಯೋಗಾದ್ಗನ್ಧಚತುರ್ವಿಂಶತಿರ್ಯಥೈಕಸ್ಯ ।
ಏವಂ ಶೇಷಾಣಾಮಪಿ ಷಣ್ಣವತಿಃ ಸರ್ವಪಿಣ್ಡೋಽತ್ರ ॥ ೧೯ ॥

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