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).
yadvevainaṃ sāmabhiḥ parigāyati | etadvai devā akāmayantānasthikamimamamṛtamātmānaṃ kurvīmahīti te'bruvannupa tajjānīta yathemamātmānamanasthikamamṛtaṃ karavāmahā iti te'bruvaṃścetayadhvamiti citimicateti vāva tadabruvaṃstadicata yathemamātmānamanasthikamamṛtaṃ karavāmahā iti
Preview of English translation:
33. And, again, as to why he sings saman-hymns round about it;—the gods then desired, “Let us make this body of ours boneless and immortal.” They spake, “Think ye upon this, how we may make this body of ours boneless and immortal!” They spake, “Meditate (cit) ye!” whereby indeed they meant to say, 'Seek ye a layer (citi)! seek ye how we may make this body of ours boneless and immortal!
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 18.104.22.168
The Satapatha Brahmana (3 volumes)
by Dr Jeet Ram Bhatt (2009)
Sanskrit Text with English Translation; 1726 pages; [Publisher: Eastern Book Linkers]; ISBN: 9788178541693Buy now!
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.Buy now!
Studies in the Satapatha-Brahmana
by Dr. (Mrs.) Santi Banerjee (1993)
236 pages; [Publisher: Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar]Buy now!
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]Buy now!