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).
atha yatsaumyaḥ | carurbhavati yadevāsmā agnirdātā varco dadāti tasminnevaitadantataḥ pratitiṣṭhati yadvai varcasvī karma cikīrṣati śaknoti vai tatkartuṃ tadvarca evaitadupaiti varcasvī sūyā iti no hyavarcaso vyāptyā canārtho'sti tasya babhrurgaurdakṣiṇā sa hi saumyo yadbabhruḥ
Preview of English translation:
12. And why there is a pap for Soma;—whatever glory, Agni, the giver, gives him, therein he now finally establishes him; and whatever work he, the glorious, wishes to do, that he is able to do. Thus he thereby attains glory,—thinking, “May I be consecrated, endowed with glory!” for the inglorious one has no concern with success. A brown bull is the fee for this (offering); for such a brown one is of Soma’s nature.
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 22.214.171.124