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).

māteva putram pṛthivī purīṣyamiti | māteva putram pṛthivī paśavyamityetadagniṃ sve yonāvabhārukhetyagniṃ sve yonāvabhārṣīdukhetyetattāṃ viśvairdevairṛtubhiḥ saṃvidānaḥ prajāpatirviśvakarmā vimuñcatviyṛtavo vai viśve devāstadenāṃ viśvairdevairṛtubhiḥ saṃvidānaḥ prajāpatirviśvakarmā vimuñcati tāmuttarato 'gnernidadhātyaratnimātre tasyokto bandhuḥ

Preview of English translation:

43. [He unlooses it from the netting, with Vajasaneyi Samhita XII, 61] “Even as a mother her son, so hath the Earth borne Agni Purishya,”—that is, Agni, favourable to cattle;—“she, the Ukha, in her own womb;” that is, the Ukha has borne Agni in her own womb;—“May Prajapati, the all-former, release her, in concert with the All-gods, the seasons!” the All-gods doubtless are the seasons: thus Prajapati, the all-former, releases it, in concert with the All-gods, the seasons. He deposits it north of the fire, at a cubit’s distance: the significance of this has been explained.

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

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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