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).
tām prācīṃ tiraścīmupadadhāti | etaddhaitayā prajāpatiḥ pāpmano mūlamavṛścattathaivainayāyametatpāpmano mūlaṃ vṛścati dakṣiṇato dakṣiṇataudyāmo hi vajro'ntareṇa dakṣiṇāṃ diśyāmudyāmāya ha tamavakāśaṃ karoti
Preview of English translation:
13. This one he lays down with its line-marks running eastward and crosswise; for by that one Prajapati then cut out the root of evil, and in like manner does this (Sacrificer) now thereby cut out the root of evil. On the right (south) side (from the centre he places it), for the thunderbolt has a string on the right side;—inside the one in the southern quarter, for it is for the sake of extension that he leaves that space.
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 184.108.40.206