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).
athāsīnaḥ | saṃ tvamagne sūryasya varcasā gathā iti tadyadastaṃ yannāditya āhavanīyam praviśati tenaitadāha samṛṣīṇāṃ stuteneti tadyadupatiṣṭhate tenaitadāha sam priyeṇadhāmnetyāhutayo vā asya priyaṃ dhāmāhutibhireva tadāha samahamāyuṣā saṃ varcasā sam prajayā saṃ rāyaspoṣeṇa gmiṣīyeti yathā tvametaiḥ samagathā evamahamāyuṣā varcasā prajayā rāyaspoṣeṇeti yadbhūmneti tadevamahametaiḥ saṃgacā ityevaitadāha
Preview of English translation:
24. Thereupon, while seated, (he mutters, Vajasaneyi Samhita III, 19 seq.), “Thou, O Agni, hast attained to Surya’s lustre—;” this he says, because, in setting, the sun enters the Ahavaniya; '—to the praise of the Rishis—;' this he says, because he himself now approaches (and worships, praises, the fire); '—to the favourite abode (or dainty);' his (Agni's) favourite abode doubtless are the offerings: “to offerings” he thereby says. “—May I attain to long life, to lustre, to offspring, to increase of wealth!” whereby he says, “Even as thou didst attain to those (qualities), so may I attain to long life, lustre, offspring, affluence,—that is to say, to prosperity.”
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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 18.104.22.168
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!