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Monika added it Varahamiihira 19, Varahamihira’s most notable work was Brhat Samhitaan encyclopedic [5] work on architecture, temples, planetary motions, eclipses, timekeeping, astrology, seasons, cloud formation, rainfall, agriculture, varahamihira brihat samhita, gemology, perfumes and many other topics. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Lists with This Book. Another important contribution of Varahamihira is the encyclopedic Brihat-Samhita. Vasishtha siddhanta, so called from one of the stars of the Great Bear. The Chapters 61 through 67 describe briefly the features of animals like dogs, roosters, turtles, goats, horses and elephants.

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Manu Pratap Singh rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Help Center Find new research papers in: It is also known as The Great Compilation. He enumerates in smhita detail the kinds of plants that should or should not be planted next to each other and the distance to be maintained between them.


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He begins the section by describing the characteristics of the brihwt astrologer. Viewed brihxt since 16th Oct, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Varahamira describes the general geography of the region and also devotes an entire chapter to seismic activity and earthquakes.

Hardcoverpages. He writes on rain, on Yogas like Rohini and Swati, on winds, cloud formations, earthquakes, rainbows, dust storms and thunder bolts among other things. At the core of Varahamihira’s recommendation of varahamihira brihat samhita in astrology lies a concern for human welfare. The author describes the size, shape, clarity, purity, weight and even prices of some of these gems. Comparative Studies in Greek and Indian Philosophies.

The volume varahamihira brihat samhita on gemstone evaluation criterion found in varahamihiira Garuda Purana, and elaborates on the sacred Nine Pearls from the varahamibira text. The Brihat-Samhita by Varaha Mihira is an encylopedia of wide ranging subjects of human interest, including astrology, planetary movements, eclipses, rainfall, clouds, architecture, growth of crops, matrimony, domestic relations, gems, pearls and rituals.


The Vaastupurusha concept, as elucidated in his book, is still observed in the field of vastru shastra.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. While reams have been written about the ancient Indian religions, culture and the arts, not much attention has been given to the body of sciences. Nivedha Devi added it Apr 30, Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira. Eamhita scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas.


Truly very appreciated, Namaste. Chapter number 55 on gardening also demonstrates Varahamihira’s knowhow on plant life. Gopinath marked it as to-read Dec 27,