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).
tam pracyavamānamanumantrayate | dyām mā lekhīrantarikṣam mā hiṃsīḥ pṛthivyā sambhaveti vajro vā eṣa bhavati yaṃ yūpāya vṛścanti tasmādvajrātpracyavamānādime lokāḥ saṃrejante tadebhya evainametallokebhyaḥ śamayati tathemāṃlokāñcānto na hinasti
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13. The falling (tree) he addresses with the text (Vajasaneyi Samhita V; 43), “Graze not the sky! hurt not the air! unite with the earth!” for verily that (tree) which they cut for the stake is a thunderbolt, and these worlds tremble for fear of that falling thunderbolt; but he thereby propitiates it for these worlds, and thus propitiated it injures not these worlds.
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 184.108.40.206