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).
athāṣṭame'han evamevaitāsviṣṭiṣu saṃsthitāsveṣaivāvṛdadhvaryaviti havai hotarityevādhvaryurmatsyaḥ sāmmado rājetyāha tasyodakecarā viśasta ima āsata iti matsyāśca matsyahanaścopasametā bhavanti tānupadiśatītihāso vedaḥ so'yamiti kaṃciditihāsamācakṣītaivamevādhvaryuḥ sampreṣyati na prakramānjuhoti
Preview of English translation:
12. And on the eighth day, after those (three) offerings have been performed in the same way, there is the same course of procedure. “Adhvaryu!” he (the Hotri) says.—“Havai hotar!” replies the Adhvaryu.—“King Matsya Sammada,” he says; 'his people are the water-dwellers, and they are staying here;'—both fish and fishermen have come thither: it is these he instructs;—“the Itihasa 3 is the Veda: this it is;” thus saying, let him tell some Itihasa. The Adhvaryu calls in the same way (on the masters of lute-players), but does not perform the Prakrama oblations.
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 220.127.116.11