वाराही (बृहत्) संहिता (संस्कृत एवं हिंदी अनुवाद) – Varahi (Brihat ) Samhita. Item Code: HAA Cover: Hardcover. Edition: Publisher. Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Brihat Samhita: The magnum opus of Varahamihira URMI CHANDA-VAZ MA-I, Ancient Indian Culture, #, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, e.

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Product details Hardcover Publisher: Interestingly, Varahamihira not only talks about rainfall and resulting crop production but also comments on the rise and fall of prices of crops thereupon! Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira. Meteorology and allied subjects in the Brihat Samhita Because planetary activity and climate are connected, Varahamihira’s Brihat Samhita deals with the subjects like meteorology, hydrology and seismology.

According to one of his own works, he was educated at Kapitthaka. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Rajesh marked it as to-read Nov 03, Add all three to Cart. It contains one hundred and six chapters. Get to Know Us.

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Hardcoverpages. The common manner of practice of Hindu astrology as we know it today, owes a great deal to Varahamihira’s masterful treatise. There samhifa several legends and folktales 1 associated with him, which attest to his popularity not just in ancient India, but also in the subsequent times.

Varahamihira describes in some detail the kinds and dimensions of houses to be built by certain classes of people.

He was a famous astrologer, astronomer, philosopher, scientist, mathematician and poet. Varahamihira wrote the Brihat samhitaan influential encyclopedic text in Sanskrit. He was the son of Adityadasa, a sun-worshipping Maga Brahmin and an astrologer.

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Nemichandra Shastri Hardcover Edition: Monika added it Sep 19, 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. Exotic India you are great! Chapters 21 to 31 are devoted to rain and other natural phenomena. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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He was born in the Avanti vadahamihiraroughly corresponding to varahamihirx Malwato Adityadasa, who was himself an astronomer.

Discuss With Our Astrologers. I was very pleased with the meticulous method of shipping. The Brihat Samhita The term Brihat Samhita literally translates to the ‘big collection’, and the name is truly justified, given the encyclopaedic nature of the composition. It forms the interesting non-technical content in the text, which appeals to the lay reader. Thank you so much. Customers who bought this item also bought. A comment in the Brihat-Samhita by Varahamihira says: Gemology in the Brihat Samhita Gems and jewels are first mentioned in the Brihat Samhita in the astrological context