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A jyotiśhāstra is a text from a classical body of literature on the topic of Hindu astrology, known as Jyotiṣha, dating to the medieval

period of Classical Sanskrit literature (roughly the 3rd to 9th centuries CE) Only the most important ones exist in scholarly editions or translations, such as the Yavanajataka (3rd century), Bṛhat Saṃhitā (6th century), Bṛhat Parāśara Horāśāstra (7th century) or Sārāvalī (8th century), while many remain unedited in Sanskrit or vernacular manuscripts. Such classical texts should be distinguished from modern works. There are a great number of contemporary publications, reflecting the persisting importance of astrology in Hindu culture, and the corresponding economical attractivity of the market in India. Notable modern authors include Sri Yukteswar Giri (1855–1936), Bangalore Venkata Raman (1912–1998), V. K. Choudhry (b. 1951) or Sanjay Rath (b. 1963).
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1 Classification

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1.1 Types of texts

2 Classical texts

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2.1 Treatises on nativity 2.2 Treatises on Hindu electional astrology 2.3 Samhitas – treatises on mundane, portents, omens, meteorology, etc.

3 See also 4 Notes 5 References

Classification[edit]
Pingree classifies as jyotihshastra (treatises on jyotisha) manuscripts on astronomy, mathematics, astrology and divination, and estimates that about 10% of surviving Sanskrit manuscripts belong to the category. He cites the Bṛhat Saṃhita (1.9) for a traditional tripartite division of [1] subject matter which, in his view, does not cover the field adequately:    samhitā: gaṇita:
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omens

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astronomy
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horā: astrology

This classification is also found as follows:    Siddhanta: Mathematical astronomy

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samhitā: Collective astrology (Mundane Astrology, Omens etc.) horā: astrology (Natal Horoscopy - i.e. Jataka, Interrogative astrology - i.e. Prashna etc.)

Brihat Prajapatya (Daksha Prajapati) 3.Brihat Parasara Horashastra (Sage Parasara) 9.Laghu Prajapatya (Daksha Prajapati) 4.Skanda Hora or Jyotishmati Upanishad (God Brahma) 2.Surya Hora or Surya Jatakam or Suryaruna Samvadam (Sage Surya) 10.Sounaka Hora (Sage Sounaka)  8.Lomasa Samhita (Sage Lomasa) .Types of texts[edit]              Siddhanta Karana Kosthaka Misraka Ganita Jataka Muhurta Prashna Tajika Yatra Vivaha Nibandha Kosa Classical text Treatises on nativity 1.Koushika Hora (Sage Viswamitra) 7.Vasishta Hora (Sage Vasishta)  5.Garga Hora (Sage Garga) 6.

Vedanga Jyotisha (Lagadha) 14.Jeevasarma Hora (Jeeva sarma) 18.Uttara Kalamritam (Ganaka Kalidasa) 34.Hora Ratna (Acharya Balabhadra)   29.Sarvartha Chintamani (Venkatesa Daivajna) 28. the student of Sage Surya)        21. also known as Canakya)  16.Srutakeerti Hora (Srutakeerti) 19.Sidhasena Hora (Sidhasena) 20.Saravali (Kalyanavarma) 24.Brihat Jataka (Varahamihira) 25.Poorva Kalamritam (Ganaka Kalidasa)     33.Vishnugupta Hora (Vishnugupta.MeenarajaHora or Vridha Yavana Hora (King Meenaraja) 23.Chamatkara Chintamani 31.Maya Hora (Maya.Tajika Neelakanthi (Neelakantha) 37.Satyacharya Hora (Satyacharya) 17.Hora Sara (Prithuyasas) 27.    11.Kashyapa Hora 32.Suka Nadi 35.Brigu Sutra (Sage Brigu) 13.Pranasanushata Padhati .Jaimini Sutra (Sage Jaimini) 12.Yavaneswara Hora or Yavanajataka (Sage Yavaneswara) 15.Sphujudwaja Hora (King Sphujidwaja) 22.Jataka Parijata (Vaidyanatha Deekshita) 30.Deva Keralam or Chandra Kala Nadi (Achyuta) 36.Phaladeepika (Mantreswara) 26.

Prasna Marga (Panakkattu Sankaran Nambootiri Brahmin)   40.Dasadhyayi (Govinda Bhattathiri) Treatises on Hindu electional astrology[edit]                     Adbhuta Sāgar Brihannarad Brihatdaivygyaranjan Brihatjyotisār Daivygyamanoranjan Daivygyamanohar Granth Ganak Mandan Gian Manjari Jaganmohan Granth Jyotiprakash Jyotirnibandh Jyotish Ratan Jyotishsār Jyotish Chintamani Jyotirvidabharnam Kāl Khanda Kāl Nirnaya Deepika Kāl Prakashika Madhaveeyam Muhurtarnava Muhurtharathna (Govinda Bhattathiri)                     Muhurt Bhaskar Muhurt Chintamani (Daivygya Ram) Muhurt Chudamani Muhurt Darpan Muhurt Deepak Muhurt Deepika Muhurt Ganpati Muhurt Kalpadrum Muhurt Mālā Muhurt Manjari Muhurt Martanda Muhurt Muktāvali Muhurt Prakash Muhurt Padavi Muhurt Sāgar Muhurt Sangraha Muhurt Tattva Muhurt Tattvapradeep Muhurtarnava Muktāvali     Narpatijacharyāswarodaya Nārdeeya Nibandh Chudamani Poorva Kālāmrit (2) .Daivajna Vallabha (Varahamihira) 41.Prasna Ratna 39.Kālaprakashika 42.38.

Garga Samhita 6.Parasara Samhita 5.Samhita Pradeep 16.Lomasha Samhita 10.Sur Samhita 19.Vasist Samhita 3.Nāgarjun Samhita 12.Guru Samhita 8.Samās Samhita 15. portents.Samhita Sidhhanta 17. meteorology.Vaikhān Samhita 20.           1.Mānav Samhita  21.Brihat Samhita 4.               Rajmartanda Ratan Koosh Ratanmāla Samarsār Shiv Swarodaya Vaivahār Pradeep Vivah Kautuhal Vivah Patal Vivah Pradeep Vivah Sār Vivah Vrindavan Vyvahārochchya Yoga Yatra Vyvaharsār Muhurtha malya Samhitas – treatises on mundane.Satya Samhita 18.Ravana Samhita See also[edit]  Jyotiṣa .Brahmarshi Samhita 2.Rishiputra Samhita 7.Kashyap Samhita 9.Narad Samhita 13.Shakalya Samhita 14. omens.Brihaspati Samhita           11. etc.

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