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 hovāca iḍaiva me mānavyagnihotrī vāyavyo vatsaḥ sajūrupasṛṣṭā virāṭ saṃyojanamāśvinaṃ duhyamānaṃ vaiśvadevaṃ dugdhaṃ vāyavyamāhriyamāṇamāgneyamadhiśritamaindrāgnamavajyotyamnānaṃ vāruṇamadbhiḥ pratyānītaṃ vāyavyamudvāsyamānaṃ dyāvāpṛthivyamudvāsitamāśvinamunnīyamānaṃ vaiśvadevamunnītam mahādevāyodyataṃ vāyavyaṃ hriyamāṇaṃ vaiṣṇavaṃ nigṛhītam

Preview of English translation:

5. He (Uddalaka) said, 'My Agnihotra cow is Ida, Manu’s daughter; my calf is of Vayu’s nature; the (cow) joined by the calf is in conjunction therewith; their meeting is the Viraj; (the milk) when being milked belongs to the Ashvins, and when it has been milked, to the Vishve Devah; when brought (from the stable) it belongs to Vayu; when put on (the fire), to Agni; when the light is thrown on it, it belongs to Indra and Agni; when water is poured thereto it belongs to Varuna; when being taken off (the fire), to Vayu; when it has been taken off, to Heaven and Earth; when being ladled out, to the Ashvins; when it has been ladled out, to the Vishve Devah; when lifted up, to Mahadeva; when being taken (to the Ahavaniya), to Vayu; when held down, to Vishnu.

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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