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).
tebhyo'dhvaryuścātuṣprāśyam brahmaudanaṃ nirvapati tasyoktam brāhmaṇaṃ caturaḥ pātrāṃścaturo'ñjalīṃścaturaḥ prasṛtāndvādaśavidhaṃ dvādaśa māsāḥ saṃvatsaraḥ sarvaṃ saṃvatsaraḥ sarvamaśvamedhaḥ sarvasyāptyai sarvasyāvaruddhyai
Preview of English translation:
5. The Adhvaryu prepares for them a priest’s mess of rice sufficient for four persons: the meaning of this has been explained. Four bowlfuls, four double handfuls, four handfuls: twelvefold this is—twelve months are a year, and the year is everything, and the Ashvamedha is everything—thus it is in order to his gaining and securing everything.
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 126.96.36.199