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).
yadveva caturbhiḥ | catasro vai diśaścatasṛṣu taddikṣu vācaṃ dadhāti tasmāccatasṛṣu dikṣu vāgvadati candobhiśca yajurbhiścādatte tadaṣṭau catasro diśaścatasro 'vāntaradiśaḥ sarvāsu taddikṣu vācaṃ dadhāti tasmātsarvāsu dikṣu vāgvadati
Preview of English translation:
44. And, again, why with four (formulas);—there are four quarters: he thus lays speech into the four quarters, whence speech speaks in the four quarters. He takes it up both by metres and by formulas, that makes eight—there are four quarters, and four intermediate quarters: he thus lays speech into all the quarters, whence speech speaks in all the quarters.
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Other print editions:
Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 184.108.40.206