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Author Name    M.R. Bhat

Title   Brhat Samhita of Varahamihira (Seventh Edition), Vol. I

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   Seventh Edition

Publisher   New Delhi, India Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd. 2010

ISBN    8120800982 / 9788120800984

Seller ID   102627

The Brhat Sarhhitii of Varahamihira is an encyclopaedia of astrological and other subjects of human interest. Whatever subject the author takes up for delineation, whether it is eclipse, planetary movements, rainfall, cloud, architecture, water divination or some other topic, he discusses the same with thoroughness and mastery based on the knowledge of ancient sastras. Wherever he differs from ancients he gives reasons for it. Section I describes the movement of planets from the astronomical and astrological points of view. Section 2 discusses the allotment of countries to the nine regions on the basis of constellations. Section 3 treats of the effects of years, months and days presided over by different planets. Section 4 expounds subjects like cloud formation, wind and rainfall while Section 5 discusses flowers and creepers. Section 6 deals with portents. Section 7 treats growth of crops, commodities, prices and trades and Section 8 describes ritual for the improvement of royal powers. Section 9 explains signs of men and women; Section 10 deals with architecture, town-planning, water- divination, etc. Section 11 treats of trees. Section 12 expounds the manufacture of perfumes. Section 13 describes animals, cows, dogs, etc: Section 14 relates to domestic felicity, erotic remedies, etc. Section 15 describes gems and their value. Section 16 deals with cleansing of teeth, Section 17 delineate omens through birds and beasts. Section 18 is devoted to the functions of asterisms, lunar days, etc., and an exhaustive introduction discussing all the relevant topics in detail.Printed Pages: 585.

Brhat Samhita of Varahamihira (Seventh Edition), Vol. I M.R. Bhat

Price = 35.00 USD

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