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).

tamaśvānavaghrāpayati | vājina iti vājino hyaśvāstasmādāha vājina iti vājajita ityannaṃ vai vājo'nnajita ityevaitadāha vājaṃ sariṣyanta ityājiṃ hi sariṣyanto bhavanti bṛhaspaterbhāgamavajighrateti bṛhaspaterhyeṣa bhāgo bhavati tasmādāha bṛhaspaterbhāgamavajighrateti tadyadaśvānavaghrāpayatīmamujjayānīti tasmādvā aśvānavaghrāpayati 5.1.5. tadyadājiṃ dhāvanti | imamevaitena lokamujjayatyatha yadbrahmā rathacakre sāma gāyati nābhidaghna uddhite 'ntarikṣalokamevaitenojjayatyatha yadyūpaṃ rohati devalokamevaitenojjayati tasmādvā etattrayaṃ kriyate

Preview of English translation:

15. He makes the horses smell it, with 'Ye coursers—;' for horses are coursers (vajin): therefore he says, “Ye coursers,”—“wealth-winners,”—wealth is food: “food-winners” he thereby says;—“starting upon the course;” for they are about to run a race;—“smell ye Brihaspati’s portion!” for this indeed is Brihaspati’s portion: therefore he says, “smell ye Brihaspati’s portion!” And why he makes the horses smell it: he thinks, “may I win Him!” therefore he makes the horses smell it.

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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