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).

athottamāṃ dohayitvā | yena dohayati pātreṇa tasminnudastokamānīya palyaṅya pratyānayati yadatra payaso'hāyi tadihāpyasaditi rasasyo caiva sarvatvāyedaṃ hi yadā varṣatyathauṣadhayo jāyanta oṣadhīrjagdhvāpaḥ pītvā tata eṣa rasaḥ sambhavati tasmādu rasasyo caiva sarvatvāya tadudvāsyātanakti tīvrīkarotyevainadetattasmādudvāsyātanakti

Preview of English translation:

18. After having the last (cow) milked, and having poured a drop of water into the pail which he has made the milker use, and stirred it, he pours it to (the milk), thinking 'what milk was left there, let that also be here!'—(he does so) for the completeness of the sap; for when it rains here, then plants spring up, and on the plants being eaten and the water drunk, thence is this juice produced: and therefore (the water is poured to the milk) for the completeness of the sap. Having then taken it off (the fire), he coagulates it: he thereby makes it sharp (pungent); for this reason he coagulates it, after taking it off (the fire).

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

Other editions:

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

Cover of edition (1882)

The Satapatha Brahmana (In Five Volumes)
by Julius Eggeling (1882)

2551 pages; [Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.]

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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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