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 ya eṣa somagrahaḥ | annaṃ eṣa sa yasyai devatāyā etaṃ graham gṛhṇāti sāsmai devataitena graheṇa gṛhītā taṃ kāmaṃ samardhayati yatkāmyā gṛhṇāti sa udyantaṃ vādityamupatiṣṭhate'staṃ yantaṃ graho'syamumanayārtyā gṛhāṇāsāvado prāpaditi yaṃ dviṣyādasāvasmai kāmo samardhīti na haivāsmai sa kāmaḥ samṛdhyate yasmā evamupatiṣṭhate

Preview of English translation:

5. And as to this graha of Soma, that is food; for whatever deity one draws this graha, that deity, being seized by this graha, fulfils that wish of his for which he draws it. He approaches either the rising or the setting sun, thinking, “Thou art the seizer, seize thou N.N. by such and such a disease! may N.N. not obtain such and such!” (naming) him whom he hates; or with, “May such and such a wish not be fulfilled to him!” and, assuredly, that wish is not fulfilled to him for whom he thus approaches (the sun).

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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