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).

sa hovācāruṇamaupaveśiṃ gautama kaṃ tvaṃ vaiśvānaraṃ vettheti pṛthivīmeva rājanniti hovācomiti hovācaiṣa vai vaiśvānara etaṃ hi vai tvam pratiṣṭhāṃ vaiśvānaraṃ vettha tasmāttvam pratiṣṭhitaḥ prajayā paśubhirasi yo etam pratiṣṭhāṃ vaiśvānaraṃ vedāpa punarmṛtyuh+ jayati sarvamāyureti pādau tvā etau vaiśvānarasya pādau te'mlāsyatāṃ yadi ha nāgamiṣya iti pādau te'viditāvabhaviṣyatāṃ yadi ha nāgamiṣya iti

Preview of English translation:

4. He then said to Aruna Aupaveshi, “O Gautama, as whom knowest thou Vaishvanara?”—“As Earth only, O king;” he replied.—“Yea,” he said, “that indeed is Vaishvanara, the foundation; and because thou knowest the Vaishvanara Foundation (pratishtha) therefore thou art firmly established (pratishthita) with offspring and cattle; and, verily, he who knows that Vaishvanara Foundation, repels Death and attains all life. But, in truth, these are only the feet of Vaishvanara, and thy feet would have withered away, hadst thou not come hither; or the feet would be unknown to thee, hadst thou not come hither.”

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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