Kathmandu: A powerful earthquake struck at midnight on Friday in Nepal’s Jajarkot district killing at least a total of 157 persons.

According to The Brihat Samhita, an exhaustive study on architecture, temples, planetary motions, eclipses, timekeeping, astrology, seasons, cloud formation, rainfall, agriculture, mathematics, gemology, perfumes, and many other themes, was one of Varahamihira’s most famous works, This quake is Wind Circle and the decay of crops, water, forest and herbs, the out- break of swellings, asthma, madness, fever, phlegmatic affections and trouble to the trading community will ensue. So also, concubines, warriors, physicians, women, poets, singers, traders and artisans will suffer.