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).

tāmādatte | devasya tvā savituḥ prasave'śvinorbāhubhyām vitṛprasūta evaināmetadetābhirdevatābhirādatte gāyatreṇapūṣṇo hastābhyāmādade gāyatreṇa candasāṅgirasvaditi sa candasātho asyāṃ gāyatraṃ cando dadhāti pṛthivyāḥ sadhasthādagnim purīṣyamaṅgirasvadābhareti paśavo vai purīṣam pṛthivyā upasthādagnim paśavyamagnivadābharetyetattraiṣṭubhena candasāṅgirasvaditi tadenāṃ traiṣṭubhena candasādatte'tho asyāṃ traiṣṭubhaṃ cando dadhāti

Preview of English translation:

38. He takes it up, with (Vajasaneyi Samhita XI, 9), “At the impulse of the god Savitri, I take thee by the arms of the Ashvins, by the hands of Pushan, by the Gayatri metre, Aṅgiras-like!” By means of those deities he thus takes it up, impelled by Savitri; by the Gayatri metre: he thus imparts the Gayatri metre to it. “From the Earth’s seat, Aṅgiras-like, bring thou Agni Purishya!”-now soil means cattle: thus, “from the earth’s lap bring thou Agni, favourable to cattle, as Agni (did)!”—“by the Trishtubh metre, Aṅgiras-like!” he thereby takes it with the Trishtubh metre and thus lays into it the Trishtubh metre.

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 6.3.1.38

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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