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 udīkṣate | svayambhūrasi śreṣṭho raśmirityeṣa vai śreṣṭho raśmiryatsūryastasmādāha svayambhūrasi śreṣṭho raśmiriti varcodā asi varco me dehīti tvevāhaṃ bravīmīti ha smāha yājñavalkyastaddhyeva brāhmaṇenaiṣṭhavyaṃ yadbrahmavarcasī syādityuto ha smāhaupoditeya eṣa vāva mahyaṃ gā dāsyati godā gā me dehītyevaṃ yaṃ kāmaṃ kāmayate so'smai kāmaḥ samṛdhyate
Preview of English translation:
15. He then looks up to the sun, for that is the final goal, that the safe resort. To that final goal, to that resort he thereby goes: for this reason he looks up to the sun.
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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