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 paraśustatho hainameṣa vajraḥ paraśurna hinastyatha paraśunā praharati svadhite mainaṃ hiṃsīriti vajro vai paraśustatho hainameṣa vajraḥ paraśurna hinasti
Preview of English translation:
10. He then places a blade of darbha-grass between, with, “O plant, shield it!” for the axe is a thunderbolt; but thus that thunderbolt, the axe, does not hurt it (the tree). He then strikes with the axe, with, “O axe, hurt it not!” for the axe is a thunderbolt, but thus that thunderbolt, the axe, does not hurt it.
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 22.214.171.124