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).
tamete catvāra ṛtvijaḥ prāśnanti teṣāmuktam brāhmaṇaṃ tebhyaścatvāri sahasrāṇi dadāti sarvaṃ vai sahasraṃ sarvamaśvamedhaḥ sarvasyāptyai sarvasyāvaruddhyai catvāri ca suvarṇāni śatamānāni hiraṇyāni tasyo evoktam
Preview of English translation:
6. Those four priests eat it: the meaning of this has been explained. He (the Sacrificer) gives to them four thousand (cows) in order to his gaining and securing everything, for a thousand means everything, and the Ashvamedha is everything. And (he gives them) four gold plates weighing a hundred (grains): the meaning of this has been explained.
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 22.214.171.124