The Syantnidhava ||199||

1-2Now I shall discourse on Cundamani for the ascertainment of auspicious or inauspicious auguries. Having made obeisance of Gana, Soma, and the goddess, the sooth-sayer should obliquely put down three lines on the paper, a stream of cow’s urine.
3Then the different symbols of calculation such as the banner; camel, lion, dog, bull and the ass should be put down in the different chambers. The crow should be regarded as the eighth symbol in the diagram.
4Banner seen in the chamber of the banner presages thoughts about a kingdom or wealth, haumra (camel) seen in the chamber of the finer presages though about metals and gain.
5Lion seen in the chamber of the banner Presages acquisition of wealth and gain. Dog, seen in the chamber of the banner, presages thought female slave and the advent of happiness.
6Bull seen in the chamber of the banner presages thought about, and acquisition of, landed property. Ass seen in the chamber of the banner presages misery and sorrow.
7Elephant seen in the chamber of the banner presages victory and acquisition of place by the enquirer. Crow seen in the chamber of the banner presages loss of wealth, and though about pain or misery.
8Similarly, banner seen in the chamber of the camel, presages pain followed by pleasure. Camel seen in the chamber of the camel presages misery due to evil propensities of the enquirer.
9Lion seen in the chamber of the camel foretells an anxiety about, and acquisition of, wealth by the enquiter. Dog seen in the chamber of the camel predicts victory and wealth.
10Bull seen in the chamber of the camel predicates the acquisition of cattle and wives by the enquirer. Ass seen in the chamber of the camel presages disease and loss of wealth.
11Elephant seen in the chamber of the camel augurs the acquisition of wealth and kingdom by the enquirer. Crow seen tn the chamber of the camel presages loss of wealth and kingdom.
12Banner seen in the chamber of the lion predicts the gain of wealth and kingdom; camel seen in the chamber of the lion presages the acquisition of a bride and wealth by the enquirer.
13Lion seen in the chamber of the lain predicts victory and arrival of friends. Dog seen in the chamber of the lion predicts the gain of a village by the enquirer and the fact that he is thinking about a woman.
14Bull seen in the chamber of the lion foretells the acquisition of a field, house and money by the enquirer. Ass seen in the chamber of the lion augurs the lordship of the enquirer over his own native village.
15Elephant seen in the chamber of the lion presages good health, joy and longevity to the enquirer. Crow seen in the chamber of the lion predicts the acquisition of a wife, food grain and wealth.
16Banner seen in the chamber of the dog indicates the thought about a place build presages the advent of joy and pleasure. Camel seen in the chamber of the dog predicts quarrel and failure in business.
17Lion seen in the chamber of the dog predicts the success of an undertaking. Dog seen in the chamber of the dog presages loss of wealth.
18Bull seen in the chamber of the dog, predicts the recovery of a patient from a disease. Ass seen in the clwnber of the dog predicts quarrel and danger.
19Elephant seen in the chamber of the dog foretell, the meeting of the enquirer with his wife and children. Crow seen in the chamber of the dog augurs diseage and loss of bodily strength.
20Banner, seen in the chamber of the bull predicts the honouring of the enquirer by Kings. Camel seen in the chamber pf the bull predicts royal favour and pleasure to the enquirer.
21Lion seen in the chamber of the bull augurs happiness and prosperity to the enquirer. Dog seen in the chamber of the lion predicts beauty, strength and gain of creature-comforts to the enquirer.
22Bull seen in the chamber of the bull augurs fame, contentment, pleasure. Ass seen in the chamber of the bull predicts great joy and gain for the enquirer.
23Elephant seen in the chamber of the bull augurs the acquisition of wives and elephants. Crow seen in the chamber of the bull presages the gain of place and honour by the enquirer.
24Banner seen in the chamber of the ass augurs sorrow and disease. Camel seen in the chamber of the ass presages terror from thieves and robbers in respect of the enquirer.
25Lion seen in the chamber of the ass presages honour, prosperity and victory to the enquirer. Dog seen in the Chamber of the ass presages loss of wealth and anguish.
26Bull seen in the chamber of the ass presages happiness and meeting with dear ones. Ass seen in the chamber of the ass predicts pain and disease.
27Elephant seen in the chamber of the ass predicts joy and birth of sons. Crow seen in the chamber of the ass augurs quarrel and disease.
28Banner seen in the chamber of the elephant foretells joy and birth of sons. Camel seen in the chamber of the elephant predicts acquisition of wealth and food grain by the enquirer.
29Lion seen in the chamber of the elephant augurs success and victory. Dog seen in the chamber of the elephant predicts happiness, prosperity and recovery from disease.
30Bull seen in the chamber of the elephant presages royal favour and wealth. Ass seen in the chamber of the elephant presages the advent of misery to be followed by days of prosperity.
31Elephant seen in the chamber of the elephant predicts joy and acquisition of fields and food grain by the enquirer. Crow seen in the chamber of the elephant presages the acquisition of wealth and food £rain by the enquirer.
32Banner seen in the chamber of the crow augurs the failure of an undertaking. Camel seen in the chamber of the crow presages misery from gratification of wicked inclinations.
33Lion seen in the chamber of the crow predicts quarrel and mental unrest. Dog seen in the chamber of the crow augurs terror and family dissensions.
34Bull seen in the chamber of the crow presage terror and loss of place or home. Ass seen in the chamber of the crow presages loss of wealth and defeat.
35Elephant seen in the chamber of the crow augurs the advent of fortune and fame. Crow seen in the chamber of the crow predicts a sojourn to a foreign country.