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).
athāpratīkṣam punarāyanti | sa haitenāpi pratisaraṃ kurvīta sa yasyāṃ tato diśi bhavati tatpratītya juhoti pratīcīnaphalo vā apāmārgaḥ sa yo hāsmai tatra kiṃcitkaroti tameva tatpratyagdhūrvati tasya nāmādiśedabadhiṣmāmumasau hata iti tannāṣṭrā rakṣāṃsi hanti
Preview of English translation:
20. Thereupon they return (to the sacrificial ground) without looking back. Now by this (ceremony) also he may make for himself a counter-charm. In whatever direction from there (his evil-wisher) is, looking back thither he offers; for the Apamarga is of a backward effect: whosoever does anything to him there, him indeed he thereby pitches backward. Let him indicate the name of that one, saying, “We have slain so and so! So and so is slain!” thus he slays the fiends, the Rakshas.
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 184.108.40.206