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).

āsīnam bhūtamabhiṣiñcet | āsta iva vai bhūtastiṣṭhntam bubhūṣantaṃ tiṣṭhatīva vai bubhūṣanbastājine puṣṭikāmamabhiṣiñcetkṛṣṇājine brahmavarcasakāmamubhayorubhayakāmaṃ taduttarataḥ pucasyottaraloma prācīnagrīvamupastṛṇāti

Preview of English translation:

14. One who has gained a position in the world should be anointed sitting, for one who has gained a position is seated, so to speak;—and one who is striving to gain one standing, for one who wishes to gain a position, stands, so to speak. On a he-goat’s skin should be anointed one desirous of prosperity, on a black-antelope skin one desirous of spiritual lustre, on both (kinds of skins) one desirous of both: that (skin) he spreads north of the tail (of the fire-altar) with its hair uppermost and its neck-part towards the east.

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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