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 yatpaścādvarīyasī bhavati | paścādvarīyasī pṛthuśroṇiriti vai yoṣām praśaṃsanti yadveva paścādvarīyasī bhavati paścādevaitadvarīyaḥ prajananaṃ karoti tasmātpaścādvarīyasaḥ prajananādimāḥ prajāḥ prajāyante
Preview of English translation:
11. And why it is broader behind,—“Wider behind, broad-hipped,” thus they praise a woman. And by its being wider behind, he makes that womb at the hind-part (of the altar) wider, and from that wider womb these creatures are born.
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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 184.108.40.206