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).

yadvevāha | iyaṃ te rāṇmitrāya yantāsi yamana ūrje tvā vṛṣṭyai tvā prajānāṃ tvādhipatyāyetīdaṃ te rājyamabhiṣikto'sītyetanmitrasya tvaṃ yantāsi yamana ūrje ca no'si vṛṣṭyai ca no'si prajānāṃ ca na ādhipatyāyāsītyupabruvata evainametadetasmai naḥ sarvasmā asyetasmai tvā sarvasmā abhyaṣicāmahīti tasmādu hedam mānuṣaṃ rājānamabhiṣiktamupabruvate

Preview of English translation:

11. And when he says, “This is thy realm; a supporter and sustainer art thou for the friend: for sustenance, for rain, for the lordship of creatures—thee!” this is to say, “This is thy kingdom; thou art consecrated (anointed)! thou art thy friend’s supporter and sustainer: for our sustenance art thou, for rain unto us art thou, for our lordship of creatures art thou!” They thereby entreat him, “For all this art thou unto us: for all this have we consecrated thee!” And therefore people thus entreat a human king who has been consecrated.

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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