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).

athāgneyī | tadagnaya evaitadātmānamantataḥ paridadāti guptyai pari te dūḍabho ratho'smān aśnotu viśvataḥ yena rakṣasi dāśuṣa iti yajamānā vai dāśvāṃso yo ha asyānādhṛṣyatamo rathastenaiṣa yajamānānabhirakṣati sa yaste'nādhṛṣyatamo ratho yena yajamānānabhirakṣasi tena naḥ sarvato'bhigopāyetyevaitadāha triretajjapati

Preview of English translation:

40. Thereupon a verse to Agni (Vajasaneyi Samhita III, 36),—whereby he finally makes himself over to Agni for protection: “May thine unapproachable chariot, wherewith thou protectest the worshippers, encircle us on every side!” The worshippers, doubtless, are the sacrificers; and what unassailable chariot he (Agni) possesses, therewith he protects the sacrificers. Hence he thereby means to say, “what unassailable chariot thou possessest, wherewith thou protectest the sacrificers, therewith do thou guard us on every side.” This (verse) he mutters thrice.

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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