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).
tamanuvidyottareṇa parigraheṇa paryagṛhṇan | sukṣmā cāsi śivā cāsīti dakṣiṇata imāmevaitatpṛthivīṃ saṃvidya sukṣmāṃ śivāmakurvata syonā cāsi suṣadā cāsīti paścādimāmevaitatpṛthivīṃ saṃvidya syonāṃ suṣadāmakurvatorjasvatī cāsi payasvatī cetyuttarata imāmevaitatpṛthivīṃ saṃvidya rasavatīmupajīvanīyāmakurvata
Preview of English translation:
11. When they had found him, they enclosed him with a second enclosure, saying (Vajasaneyi Samhita I, 27), “Of good soil art thou, and auspicious art thou!” on the south side; for when they had thus obtained this earth they made it of good soil and auspicious;—“Pleasant art thou, and soft to sit upon!” they said on the west side, for when they had thus obtained this earth, they made it pleasant and soft to sit upon;—“Abounding in food and drink art thou!” they said on the north side, for when they had thus obtained this earth, they made it abounding in food and drink.
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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 184.108.40.206