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).
yadveva vaisarjināni juhoti | yajño vai viṣṇuḥ sa devebhya imāṃ vikrāntiṃ vicakrame yaiṣāmiyaṃ vikrāntiridameva prathamena padena paspārāthedamantarikṣaṃ dvitīyena divamuttamenaitāmvevaiṣa etasmai viṣṇuryajño vikrāntiṃ vikramate yajjuhoti tasmādvaisarjināni juhoti
Preview of English translation:
3. And again why he performs the Vaisarjina offerings. Vishnu, forsooth, is the sacrifice; by his strides he obtained (vi-kram) for the gods that all-pervading power (vikranti) which now belongs to them; by his first step he gained this same (earth); by the second, the region of air; and by the last, the heaven. And that same pervading power Vishnu, the sacrifice, obtains by his strides for this (sacrificer) when he sacrifices: this is why he performs the Vaisarjina offerings.
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 188.8.131.52
The Satapatha Brahmana (3 volumes)
by Dr Jeet Ram Bhatt (2009)
Sanskrit Text with English Translation; 1726 pages; [Publisher: Eastern Book Linkers]; ISBN: 9788178541693Buy now!
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.Buy now!
Studies in the Satapatha-Brahmana
by Dr. (Mrs.) Santi Banerjee (1993)
236 pages; [Publisher: Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar]Buy now!
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]Buy now!