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).
athāvraścanamabhijuhoti | nedato nāṣṭrā rakṣāṃsyanūttiṣṭhāniti vajro vā ājyaṃ tadvajreṇaivaitannāṣṭrā rakṣāṃsyavabādhate tathāto nāṣṭrā rakṣāṃsi nānūttiṣṭhantyatho reto vā ājyaṃ tadvanaspatiṣvevaitadreto dadhāti tasmādretasa āvraścanādvanaspatayo'nu prajāyante
Preview of English translation:
15. Upon the stump he then offers ghee, “lest the evil spirits should rise therefrom after (the tree):” ghee being a thunderbolt, he thus repels the evil spirits by means of the thunderbolt, and thus the evil spirits do not rise therefrom after it. And ghee being seed, he thus endows the trees with that seed; and from that seed (in) the stump trees are afterwards produced.
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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 220.127.116.11