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 gṛhṇāti | vācaspataye pavasveti prāṇo vai vācaspatiḥ prāṇa eṣa grahastasmādāha vācaspataye pavasveti vṛṣṇo aṃśubhyāṃ gabhastipūta iti somāṃśubhyāṃ hyenam pāvayati tasmādāha vṛṣṇo aṃśubhyāmiti gabhastipūta iti pāṇī vai gabhastī pāṇibhyāṃ hyenam pāvayati

Preview of English translation:

9. He draws (the juice of the first turn of pressing into the cup) with (Vajasaneyi Samhita VII, 1), “Grow thou pure for Vacaspati!” for Vacaspati (lord of speech) is the out-breathing, and this (Upamshu) graha is the out-breathing: hence he says, “Grow thou pure for Vacaspati!”—“purified by the hands with the sprigs of the bull;” for he purifies it with sprigs of Soma: hence he says, “with the sprigs of the bull;” and 'purified by the hands (gabhasti-puta),' he says; for—“gabhasti” being the same as 'pani' (hand)—he indeed purifies it with his hands.

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

Other print editions:

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

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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