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 savṛvāṃsaṃ iti sariṣyanta iti agra āha sariṣyanta iva hi tarhi bhavantyathātra sasṛvāṃsa iti savṛvāṃsa iva hyatra bhavanti tasmādāha sasṛvāṃsa iti bṛhaspaterbhāgamavajighrateti bṛhaspaterhyeṣa bhāgo bhavati tasmādāha bṛhaspaterbhāgamavajighrateti nimṛjānā iti tadyajamāne vīryaṃ dadhāti tadyadaśvānavaghrāpayatīmamujjayānīti agre 'vaghrāpayatyathātremamudajaiṣamiti tasmādvā aśvānavaghrāpayati

Preview of English translation:

26. He touches it, with (Vajasaneyi Samhita IX, 19), “May gain of wealth come to me!” wealth means food: he thus says, “May gain of food come (accrue) to me;”—“May these two, Heaven and Earth, the all-shaped, come to me!” for Prajapati is Heaven and Earth;—“May father and mother come to me!” for Prajapati is both father and mother;—“May Soma come to me with immortality!” for Prajapati is Soma.

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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