Satapatha-brahmana [sanskrit]

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).

sa ityagrairantarataḥ sammārṣṭi | aniśito'si sapatnakṣiditi yathānuparato yajamānasya sapatnānkṣiṇuyādevametadāha vājinaṃ tvā vājedhyāyai sammārjmīti yajñiyaṃ tvā yajñāya sammārjmītyevaitadāhaitenaiva sarvāḥ srucaḥ sammārṣṭi vājinīṃ tveti srucaṃ tūṣṇīm prāśitraharaṇaṃ

Preview of English translation:

6. He brushes it thus inside with the (grass-)tops (cut off from the grass in tying the veda), with the text (Vajasaneyi Samhita I, 29), “Not sharp art thou, (but yet) a destroyer of the enemies!” he says this in order that it may unceasingly destroy the enemies of the sacrificer. Further, “Thee, the food-abounding (masc.), I cleanse for the kindling of food!”—“thee that art suitable for the sacrifice, I cleanse for the sacrifice,” he thereby says. In the same way he brushes all the spoons, saying, “Thee, the food-abounding (fem.) . . .,” in the case of the offering-spoon (sruc, fem.). The prashitraharana (he brushes) silently.

For a detailled translation, including proper diacritics and footnotes, go the full English translation.

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse

Cover of edition (2009)

The Satapatha Brahmana (3 volumes)
by Dr Jeet Ram Bhatt (2009)

Sanskrit Text with English Translation; 1726 pages; [Publisher: Eastern Book Linkers]; ISBN: 9788178541693

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Cover of edition (2002)

The Satapatha Brahmana (With The Commentary of Sayanacarya and Harisvamin)
by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (2002)

3483 pages; [शतपथ ब्राह्मणम्] According to the Madhyandina Recension; Commetaries: (1) Vedarthaprakash (Vedartha-prakasha) by Shrimat-Trayibhashyakar Sayanacharya, (2) Sarvavidyanidhana Kavindracharya Saraswati.

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Cover of edition (1993)

Studies in the Satapatha-Brahmana
by Dr. (Mrs.) Santi Banerjee (1993)

236 pages; [Publisher: Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar]

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Cover of edition (1982)

Cultural Study of the Satapatha Brahman (in Hindi)
by Dr. Urmila Devi Sharma (1982)

106 pages; Shatapatha Brahmana Ek Sanskritik Adhyan; [Publisher: Meharchand Lakshmandas Publications]

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