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 aikṣata | yamimamātmānamapsu prāpiplavaṃ tamanvicānīti tamanvaicattadyadeṣāmapsu praviddhānām pratyatiṣṭhattā apaḥ samabharadatha yadasyāṃ tām mṛdaṃ tadubhayaṃ sambhṛtya mṛdaṃ cāpaśceṣṭakāmakarokṣasmādetadubhayamiṣṭakā bhavati mṛccāpaśca
Preview of English translation:
8. He considered, “I must search for that body which I let float on the water.” He searched for it; and what (part) of those (bodies) cast into the water had settled therein, that water he gathered; and what (had settled) in this earth, that clay (he gathered). And having gathered both that clay and water, he made a brick: hence a brick consists of these two, clay and water.
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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