Bhrigu Samhita is the art of preparing the birth chart and we can without doubt call it the Indian equivalent of the zodiac signs. "Janma Kundli" which is a scientific chart drawn with mathematical precision based upon the exact time that we were born is very popular amongst the Indians. It takes into account all planetary positions and their astrological influences at different stages in our lives. Hence, the people who have mastered the art of deciphering the "Janma Kundli" can accurately predict our past, present and future. “Janma Kundli” also describes the unique character traits, the milestones and the happenings in the life of an individual. It is a mathematical science based on the movements of the celestial bodies. Astrologers study the movements and explain them in the horoscope, based on the date, time and place of birth of an individual. Maharishi Bhrigu explained in this Samhita, the art of birth chart making and also how to study the movement of planets while making the birth chart. To create the birth chart or Janma Kundli according to Indian Vedic Astrology one has to master in Bhrigu Samhita.
Bhrigu Rishi, as he is popular known in Hindu Mythology, was Vedic Saint and created this Samhita, meaning - congregation of several independent units. It is named after the Bhrigu Rishi. And since it the congregation of several units related to astrology it is known as Samhita. Saint Bhrigu was the first compiler of the prophetic astrology i.e. the fifth Veda of the Treta Yuga. Lord Brahma wrote the earlier four Vedas, now acknowledged even in the western world for their significance.
The Bhrigu Samhita is an astrological classic, a form of predictive astrology in the beginning of the Hindu culture and ancient age. Because of the class of the subject that was first of its kind during those days, depth of study and accurateness, this Samhita is recognized as one of the most the revered reserves of ancient age.