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).
atha narāśaṃsaṃ dvitīyaṃ yajati | antarikṣaṃ vai narāśaṃsaḥ prajā vai narastā imā antarikṣamanu vāvadyamānāḥ prajāścaranti yadvai vadati śaṃsatīti vai tadāhustasmādantarikṣaṃ narāśaṃso'ntarikṣamu vai triṣṭuptattriṣṭubhaṃ dvitīyāmakurvan
Preview of English translation:
12. In the second place he offers to Narashamsa. Now, Narashamsa is the air. Man (nara), namely, means (human) being; and these same beings move about in the air speaking aloud. And when he (man) speaks, they say 'he chants (sams);' and therefore Narashamsa is the air. But the trishtubh also is the air, and for this reason they have placed the trishtubh second.
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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 126.96.36.199
The Satapatha Brahmana (3 volumes)
by Dr Jeet Ram Bhatt (2009)
Sanskrit Text with English Translation; 1726 pages; [Publisher: Eastern Book Linkers]; ISBN: 9788178541693Buy now!
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.Buy now!
Studies in the Satapatha-Brahmana
by Dr. (Mrs.) Santi Banerjee (1993)
236 pages; [Publisher: Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar]Buy now!
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]Buy now!