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).

athāsmā adhvaryurniṣkam pratimuñcanvācayati tejo'si śukramamṛtamiti tejo vai śukramamṛtaṃ hiraṇyaṃ teja evāsmiñcukramamṛtaṃ dadhātyāyuṣpā āyurme pāhītyāyurevāsmindadhātyathainamāha vācaṃ yaceti vāgvai yajño yajñasyaivābhyārambhāya

Preview of English translation:

7. The Adhvaryu then, hanging a gold ornament (nishka) round him, makes him mutter (Vajasaneyi Samhita XXII, 1), “Fire thou art, light and immortality,”—for gold, indeed, is fire, light, and immortality: fire (fiery mettle), light (brilliance), and immortality he thus bestows upon him;—“protector of life, protect my life!” he thereby bestows life (vital strength) upon him. With a view to commencing the sacrifice, he then says to him, “Restrain thy speech!” for the sacrifice is speech.

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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