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.

द्वित्रीन्द्रियाष्टभागैरगुरुः पत्रं तुरुष्कशैलेयौ ।
विषयाष्टपक्षदहनाः प्रियङ्गुमुस्तारसाः केशः ॥ २३ ॥

dvitrīndriyāṣṭabhāgairaguruḥ patraṃ turuṣkaśaileyau |
viṣayāṣṭapakṣadahanāḥ priyaṅgumustārasāḥ keśaḥ || 23 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 76.23 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 (76.23). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Patra, Turushka, Shaileya, Vishaya, Pakshat, Priyangu, Tara, Kesha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 76.23). 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: “dvitrīndriyāṣṭabhāgairaguruḥ patraṃ turuṣkaśaileyau
  • Cannot analyse dvitrīndriyāṣṭabhāgairaguruḥ*pa
  • patram -
  • patra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    patra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • turuṣka -
  • turuṣka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    turuṣka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śaileyau -
  • śaileya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “viṣayāṣṭapakṣadahanāḥ priyaṅgumustārasāḥ keśaḥ
  • viṣayāṣ -
  • viṣaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ṭa -
  • ṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pakṣad -
  • pakṣ -> pakṣat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √pakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √pakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √pakṣ class 1 verb]
  • ahan -
  • han (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single], [imperfect active third single]
  • āḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • priyaṅgum -
  • priyaṅgu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    priyaṅgu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • us -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tāra -
  • tāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sāḥ -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • keśaḥ -
  • keśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 76.23

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 76.23 in Kannada sript:
ದ್ವಿತ್ರೀನ್ದ್ರಿಯಾಷ್ಟಭಾಗೈರಗುರುಃ ಪತ್ರಂ ತುರುಷ್ಕಶೈಲೇಯೌ ।
ವಿಷಯಾಷ್ಟಪಕ್ಷದಹನಾಃ ಪ್ರಿಯಙ್ಗುಮುಸ್ತಾರಸಾಃ ಕೇಶಃ ॥ ೨೩ ॥

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 76.23 in Gujarati sript:
દ્વિત્રીન્દ્રિયાષ્ટભાગૈરગુરુઃ પત્રં તુરુષ્કશૈલેયૌ ।
વિષયાષ્ટપક્ષદહનાઃ પ્રિયઙ્ગુમુસ્તારસાઃ કેશઃ ॥ ૨૩ ॥

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 76.23 in Kannada sript:
ದ್ವಿತ್ರೀನ್ದ್ರಿಯಾಷ್ಟಭಾಗೈರಗುರುಃ ಪತ್ರಂ ತುರುಷ್ಕಶೈಲೇಯೌ ।
ವಿಷಯಾಷ್ಟಪಕ್ಷದಹನಾಃ ಪ್ರಿಯಙ್ಗುಮುಸ್ತಾರಸಾಃ ಕೇಶಃ ॥ ೨೩ ॥

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