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).

aśmannūrjam parvate śiśriyāṇāmiti | aśmani eṣorkparvateṣu śritā yadāpo'dbhya oṣadhībhyo vanaspatibhyo adhi sambhṛtam paya ityetasmāddhyetatsarvasmādadhi sambhṛtam payastāṃ na iṣamūrjaṃ dhatta marutaḥ saṃrarāṇā iti maruto vai varṣasyeśate'śmaṃste kṣuditi nidadhāti tadaśmani kṣudhaṃ dadhāti tasmādaśmānādyo'tho sthiro aśmā sthirā kṣutsthira eva tatsthiraṃ dadhāti mayi ta ūrgityapādatte tadātmannūrjaṃ dhatte tathā dvitīyaṃ tathā tṛtīyam

Preview of English translation:

5. [He sprinkles the stone, with, Vajasaneyi Samhita XVII, 1], “The food that is lying in the rock, in the mountain,”—for that food, water, is indeed contained in the rock, in the mountains;—“the drink that is gathered from waters, plants and trees,”—for from all that that drink is indeed gathered;—“that sap and food bring ye unto us, O Maruts, as bountiful givers!”—for the Maruts are the rulers of the rain. With 'In the rock is thy hunger,' he (after watering the altar) sets down (the pitcher on the stone): he thus lays hunger into the stone, whence the stone is not fit for eating. But hard also is the stone, and hard is hunger: he thus puts the hard along with the hard. With, “In me thy food!” he takes up (the pitcher): he thereby takes up the food into his own self. Thus (he does) a second and a third time.

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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