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 hovāca satyayajñam pauluṣim prācīnayogya kaṃ tvaṃ vaiśvānaraṃ vetthetyapa eva rājanniti hovācomiti hovācaiṣa vai rayirvaiśvānara etaṃ hi vai tvaṃ rayiṃ vaiśvānaraṃ vettha tasmāttvaṃ rayimānpuṣṭimānasi yo vā etaṃ rayiṃ vaiśvānaraṃ vedāpa punarmṛtyuṃ jayati sarvamāyureti vastistvā eṣa vaiśvānarasya vastistvāhāsyadyadi ha nāgamiṣya iti vastiste'vidito'bhaviṣyadyadi ha nāgamiṣya iti vā
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5. He then said to Satyayajna Paulushi, “O Pracinayogya, as whom knowest thou Vaishvanara?” —“As Water only, O king;” he replied.—“Yea,” he said, “that indeed is the Vaishvanara Wealth; and because thou knowest that Vaishvanara Wealth, therefore thou art wealthy and prosperous; and, verily, he who knows that Vaishvanara Wealth, repels death and attains all life. But, in truth, this is only the bladder of Vaishvanara, and thy bladder would have failed thee, hadst thou not come hither; or the bladder would be unknown to thee, hadst thou not come hither.”
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