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).
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11. He then puts on that one which is (to stand) before (i.e. east of the first potsherd), with the text (Vajasaneyi Samhita I, 18 c): “A stay art thou! do thou make firm the sky!” Under the form of the sky he makes this same (sacrifice) firm; by it he chases away the spiteful enemy. He adds: “Thee, devoted to the brahman, devoted to the kshatra, devoted to the kinsmen, I put on for the destruction of the enemy!”
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 22.214.171.124