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).

atha hovāca buḍilamāśvatarāśvim vaiyāghrapadya kaṃ tvaṃ vaiśvānaraṃ vettheti vāyumeva rājanniti hovācomiti hovācaiṣa vai pṛthagvartmā vaiśvānara etaṃ hi vai tvam pṛthagvartmānaṃ vaiśvānaraṃ vettha tasmāttvām pṛthagrathaśreṇayo'nuyānti yo etam pṛthagvartmānaṃ vaiśvānaraṃ vedāpa punarmṛtyuṃ jayati sarvamāyureti prāṇastvā eṣa vaiśvānarasya prāṇastvāhāsyadyadi ha nāgamiṣya iti prāṇaste'vidito'bhaviṣyadyadi ha nāgamiṣya iti

Preview of English translation:

7. He then said to Budila Ashvatarashvi, “O Vaiyaghrapadya, as whom knowest thou Vaishvanara?”—“As Air (wind) only, O king;” he replied.—“Yea,” he said, “that indeed is the Vaishvanara of divers courses; and because thou knowest that Vaishvanara of divers courses, therefore divers rows of cars follow thee; and, verily, he who knows that Vaishvanara of divers courses, repels death, and attains all life. But, in truth, this is only the breath of Vaishvanara, and thy breath would have failed thee, hadst thou not come hither; or the breath 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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