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).
tamabhyanakti | śīrṣato'gra ā pādābhyāmanulomam mahīnām payo'sīti mahya iti ha vā etāsāmekaṃ nāma yadgavāṃ tāsāṃ vā etatpayo bhavati tasmādāha mahīnām payo'sīti varcodā asi varco me dehīti nātra tirohitamivāsti
Preview of English translation:
9. He anoints him from the head down to the feet in accordance with the tendency of the hair, with the text (Vajasaneyi Samhita IV, 3), “Thou art the sap of the great ones.” The 'great ones,' doubtless, is one of the names of those cows, and their sap indeed it is: therefore he says, “thou art the sap of the great ones.” 'Thou art life-giving: give me light!' There is nothing obscure in this.
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Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 126.96.36.199