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).

tatparidhatte | dīkṣātapasostanūrasītyadīkṣitasya vāasyaiṣāgre tanūrbhavatyathātra dīkṣātapasostasmādāha dīkṣātapasostanūrasīti tāṃ tvā śivāṃ śagmām paridadha iti tāṃ tvā śivāṃ sādhvīm paridadha ityevaitadāha bhadraṃ varṇam puṣyanniti pāpavā eṣo'gre varṇam puṣyati yamamumadīkṣito'thātra bhadraṃ tasmādāha bhadraṃ varṇam puṣyanniti

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20. He puts it round him, with the text, “Thou art the covering of consecration and penance;” heretofore, indeed, this was the covering of him as one unconsecrated, but now it is that of consecration and penance: hence he says, “thou art the covering of consecration and penance.” 'I put thee on, the kindly and auspicious;' whereby he means to say, “I put thee on, the kindly and pleasing one;”- 'fostering a fair appearance;' for evil indeed is that appearance which he has heretofore fostered while unconsecrated; but now (he fosters) a fair appearance: therefore he says, “fostering a fair appearance.”

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 3.1.2.20

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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