Satapatha-brahmana [sanskrit]

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).

gabhīramimamadhvaraṃ kṛdhīti | adhvaro vai yajño mahāntamimaṃ yajñaṃ kṛdhītyevaitadāhendrāya suṣūtamamitīndro vai yajñasya devatā tasmādāhendrāyeti suṣūtamamiti susutamamityevaitadāhottamena pavinetyeṣa uttamaḥ paviryatsomastasmādāhottamena pavinetyūrjasvantam madhumantam payasvantamiti rasavantamityevaitadāha yadāhorjasvantam madhumantam payasvantamiti

Preview of English translation:

5. “Perform thou this deep cult!” Cult means sacrifice; he thereby means to say, “Perform thou this great sacrifice!”—“well-gotten for Indra;” by 'well-gotten' he means to say, “well-produced;” and Indra is the deity of the sacrifice, wherefore he says, “for Indra;”—“by the most excellent bolt,” for he, Soma, is indeed the most excellent bolt, therefore he says, “by the most excellent bolt;”—“the (cult) rich in food and sweetness and drink,” whereby he means to say, “the (cult) rich in sap.”

For a detailled translation, including proper diacritics and footnotes, go the full English translation.

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse

Cover of edition (1882)

The Satapatha Brahmana (In Five Volumes)
by Julius Eggeling (1882)

2551 pages; [Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.]

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Cover of edition (2009)

The Satapatha Brahmana (3 volumes)
by Dr Jeet Ram Bhatt (2009)

Sanskrit Text with English Translation; 1726 pages; [Publisher: Eastern Book Linkers]; ISBN: 9788178541693

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Cover of edition (2002)

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.

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Cover of edition (1993)

Studies in the Satapatha-Brahmana
by Dr. (Mrs.) Santi Banerjee (1993)

236 pages; [Publisher: Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar]

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Cover of edition (1982)

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]

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