The Bhrigu Samhita
The Bhrigu Samhita is an astrological (Jyotish) classic attribute to Maharishi Bhrigu during the Vedic period (Treta Yug). The Bhrigu Samhita is said to have been penned down by Shukracharya dictated by Rishi Bhrigu who had mastered the ‘Brahm Vidya’. As the legend goes, Bhrigu Ji was born of fire. His body was charred yet the illumination of knowledge made him shine like fire Lord Krishna in Shrimad Bhagwad Gita has himself said” Among the Rishis I am the Maharishi Bhrigu
Bhrigu Samhita is originally a massive data on the birth charts of millions and Trillions of human beings who inhabit this planet earth. It deals with their life spans, major achievements as well as loses. It also narrates a person’s previous births and the births to be. The Samhita was originally written in Pali which was perhaps later translated into Prakrit and then into Sanskrit.
In ancient India the sage Shri Bhrigu ji who was called a Maharishi reflected upon human affairs to guide future generations of mankind on a path of righteousness (Dharma) and bliss (Moksha). The sage Maharishi Bhrigu who was the eldest Manas Putra of lord Brahma had deep and profound insight in to the past, present and future of our collective as well as individual existence with the help of divine powers (Bramh Vidya). Maharishi Bhrigu ji decided to compose one such granth which when followed by man would enable them know their past ,present and future and the journey of the particular soul from one birth to another. The various Karmas that the soul would do and the results there of and the specific remedies to be done so as to neutralize the ups and downs accordingly.
During the invasions of mughals in India, the whole Brahmin Community became dispersed all over India in the 12th and 13th centuries. The invaders captured all the prime assets of the Brahmins. The granth witnessed history of India. The granth was valued by some secular rulers who thereby enabled life to the granth. Originally it was written on BHOJ PATRA(Barks of trees). They were later copied into papers by the help of various Sanskrit Scholers who credited this help which we are able to avail today. Though the materials of the papers is very delicate and the ink is dimmed, some horoscopes are still written on tree barks, on the whole are fragile and difficult to handle. The preservation of the granth is the most difficult task. It is not possible for everybody to find his or her horoscope in the pool as the whole granth in quantity is in tonnes. It takes a period of time to get it matched and later predicted in reading to the person concerned.