147,532 words | ISBN-10: 812080113X | ISBN-13: 9788120801134
The Sanskrit text of the Satapatha-brahmana: One of the largest works in the category of Vedic (Brahmaic) literature, narrating in extensive detail the various rites, constructions, chants and utensils to be used in Hindu ceremonies. Alternative titles: Śatapathabrāhmaṇa (शतपथब्राह्मण), Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण) Shatapathabrahma (shatapatha).
yadveva devatāyā ādiśati | yāvatībhyo ha vai devatābhyo havīṃṣi gṛhyanta ṝṇamu haiva tāstena manyante yadasmai taṃkāmaṃ samardhayeyuryatkāmyā gṛhṇ āti tasmādvai devatāyā'ādiśatyevameva yathāpūrvaṃ havīṃṣi gṛhītvā
Preview of English translation:
19. Another reason for which he announces (the oblation) to the deity, is this: whichever deities are chosen, they consider it as an obligation that they are bound to fulfil whatever wish he entertains whilst taking (the oblation); and for that reason also he announces it to the deity. After taking the oblations (to the other deities) in the same way as before,—
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Other print editions:
Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 18.104.22.168