In which Purana, Brihat Samhita finds a place? What does this depict?

  • It is an work on Astrology by Varahamihira and so NOT part of any Purana. – user17294 Apr 30 at 14:00

Brihat Samhita (वृहत्संहिता) is a work of Varāhamihira, a well known polymath and astronomer lived around 5th-6th century. His most notable three works are

  1. Brihat Jaataka
  2. Brihat Samhita
  3. Pancha-Siddhantika

You can get Brihat Samhita Sanskrit verse with English translation from Internet Archive.

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Puranas, on other hand are written by Vedavyasa (who is an 'Avatara' of Vishnu) in the Dwapara Yuga and forms important class in Hindu texts.

Since Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira is a work later to Puranas, it is obvious that Puranas wouldn't include (or even mention) Brihat Samhita. In other words, Brihat Samhita is not a part of Purana.

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