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 darbhataruṇakamantardadhāti | oṣadhe trāyasveti vajro vai kṣurastatho hainameṣa vajraḥ kṣuro na hinastyatha kṣureṇābhinidadhāti svadhite mainaṃ hiṃsīriti vajro vai kṣurastatho hainameṣa vajraḥ kṣuro na hinasti
Preview of English translation:
7. Thereupon he lays a stalk of sacrificial grass on (the hair of the whisker), with the text, “O plant, protect me!” For the razor is a thunderbolt, and thus that thunderbolt, the razor, does not injure him. Thereto he applies the razor, with the text, “O knife, injure him not!” for the razor is a thunderbolt, and thus that thunderbolt, the razor, does not injure him.
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Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 220.127.116.11