by N. Chidambaram Iyer | 1884 | 135,584 words | ISBN-13: 9788171104215
This page describes note on the thirty muhurtas which is the ninth Appendix of the English translation of the Brihat-samhita. This work, written by Varahamihira in the 6th century, is classified as jyotisha literature, also known as Indian astronomy. It contains however, also content regarding astrology, palmistry, agriculture, gardening, perfumes, medicines and various other encyclopedic topics.
Appendix 9 - Note on the thirty Muhūrtas
Note: This appendix is extracted at the end from chapter 99 of the Bṛhat-saṃhita.
The 15 day-Muhūrtas are sacred respectively to—
- and Bhaga.
The 15 night-Muhūrtas are sacred respectively to—
- and Vāyu.
Of the 15 night-Muhūrtas, the lst, 2nd, 6th and 7th shall be rejected for all auspicious purposes.