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).

nābhā pṛthivyāḥ samidhāne agnāviti | eṣā ha nābhiḥ pṛthivyai yatraiṣa etatsamidhyate rāyaspoṣāya bṛhate havāmaha iti rayyai ca poṣāya ca bṛhate havāmaha ityetadirammadamitīrayā hyeṣa matto bṛhadukthamiti bṛhaduktho hyeṣa yajatrami ti yajñiyamityetajjetāramagnim pṛtanāsu sāsahimiti jetā hyagniḥ pṛtanā u sāsahiḥ

Preview of English translation:

9. “While Agni is kindling on the earth’s navel,”—that (place) where he is now being kindled is indeed the navel of the earth;—“we call for great wealth-thrift,”—that is, “we call for wealth and great thrift;”—“Unto him, the draught-delighted,”—for he is indeed delighted (or, inebriated) by the draught,—“of high praise,”—for he is indeed highly praised;—“the adorable”—that is, “worthy of adoration;”—“Agni, the conqueror, overpowering in battles;”—for Agni is indeed a conqueror, and overpowering in battles.

For a detailled translation, including proper diacritics and footnotes, go the full English translation.

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse

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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