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).
tadāhuḥ | dadyādetasminyajñe dakṣiṇāṃ nenme'yaṃ yajño'dakṣiṇo'sadbrahmaṇa ādiṣṭadakṣiṇāṃ dadyādbrahmā vai sarvo yajñastadasya sarvo yajño bhiṣajjayito bhavatīti na tathā kuryādiṣṭakāṃ vā etāṃ kurute tadyatheṣṭakāyāmiṣṭakāyāṃ dadyāttādṛktadamurhyeva dadyādyadasyopakalpeta
Preview of English translation:
40. Here now they say, “At this sacrifice he should give a Dakshina (sacrificial gift); thinking, "Lest my sacrifice should be without a dakshina!" let him give to the Brahman the prescribed dakshina, for the Brahman is the entire sacrifice: thus the entire sacrifice of his becomes healed.” Let him not do so; for he makes this a brick, and it would be just as if he were to give a present with each brick: only at that (proper) time let him therefore give what it befits him (to give).
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Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 126.96.36.199