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Varahamihira

( Indian astrologer, scholar and lexicographer)

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Varahamihira), Varaha Mihira (Varaha Mihira), Varaha Mihiracharya (Varaha Mihiracharya)
(505 - 585 or 587)
Indian astrologer, scholar and lexicographer, commentator Parashara ". Born in the village Kapitha (Kapattika) in Avantike (West Malva). From his father, Adityadashi, IN. inherited obirnye knowledge and great intellect. Value in. Indian astrology is comparable to the value of Ptolemy for European. He was a prolific author, wrote a treatise on the three traditional areas of Indian astrology. In ganity (astronomical basis of astrology), he wrote a great compilation work "Punch-siddhantika" ( "Paц¦cha-siddhantika"); in Samhita (astrological omens) - treatises "Brihat Samhita" ( "Brihat Samhita") and "Samashev - Samhita "(" Samasa Samhita "); in choruses (goroskopnoy astrology) - Works" Brihat-Jataka "(" Brihat Jataka ") and" Laghu-Jataka "(" Laghu Jataka "),
. He also composed three works on military astrology - "Brihadyatra" ( "Brihadyatra"), "Tikanikayatra" ( "Tikanikayatra") and "Yogayatra" ( "Yogayatra"). V. is also the author of a set of rules of marriage and horary astrology "Vivaha Patala" ( "Vivaha Patala"). V. attributed to several works, but their authorship is doubtful.
In. was not only an outstanding scientist, but a good teacher. Son In. Prithuyashas, who learned from his father, also became a renowned astrologer.
Some Indian scholars believe that in. I lived in. BC. and worked at the court of Vikramaditya, but analysis of the text in the works. not confirm such an early dating.


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