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).
atha rūpamūttamaṃ karoti atraiṣa sarvo'gniḥ saṃskṛtastasmindevā etadrūpamuttamamadadhustathaivāsminnayametadrūpamuttamaṃ dadhāti sa sahasramṛjvālikhitā iṣṭakāḥ karoti sahasramityālikhitāḥ sahasramityālikhitāḥ
Preview of English translation:
8. He now gives to it (the altar) the highest form. This Agni had now been completely restored, and the gods conferred upon him this highest form; and in like manner does this (Sacrificer) confer upon him this highest form: he makes a thousand bricks marked with straight lines, a thousand marked this way (from left to right), and a thousand marked that way (from right to left).
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