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).
athaitāṃ vācaṃ vadati | prokṣaṇīrāsādayedhmam barhirupasādaya srucaḥ sammṛḍḍhi patnīṃ saṃnahyājyenodehīti saṃpraiṣa evaiṣa sa yadi kāmayeta brūyādetadyadyu kāmayetāpi nādriyeta svayamu hyevaitadvededamataḥ karma kartavyamiti
Preview of English translation:
21. He pronounces this (entire) speech:—“Put the sprinkling-water down (on the altar)! put fuel and barhis (sacrificial grass) beside it! wipe the ladles! gird the (sacrificer”s) wife! come hither with the clarified butter!' This is a direction (given to the Agnidhra); he (the Adhvaryu) may pronounce it, if he choose; or, if he so choose, he may omit it: for he (the Agnidhra) himself knows that this work has now to be done.
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Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 18.104.22.168