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).

sa indro'bravīt | sarvaṃ vai ma idaṃ tasthānaṃ yadidaṃ kiṃ ca tiṣṭhadhvameva ma iti hocuḥ kiṃ nastataḥ syāditi prathamabhakṣa eva vaḥ somasya rājña iti tatheti asmā atiṣṭhanta tāstasthānā urasi nyagṛhṇīta tadyadenā urasi nyagṛhṇīta tasmānnigrābhyā nāma tathaivaitā etadyajamāna urasi nigṛhṇīte sa āsāmeṣa prathamabhakṣaḥ somasya rājño yannigrābhyābhirupasṛjati

Preview of English translation:

15. Indra spake, “Verily, all this (universe), whatsoever there is, has submitted unto me: submit ye also to me!”—They said, “What shall be our (reward) then?”—“The first draught of king Soma shall be yours!”—“So be it!” thus they submitted to him; and they having submitted, he drew (ni-grabh) them to his breast; and because he thus drew them to his breast, therefore they are called Nigrabhyas. And in like manner does this sacrificer now draw them to his breast: and this is their first draught of king Soma, in that he pours Nigrabhya water thereon.

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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