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).
atha gavedhukābhirhinvati yajñasya śīrṣacinnasya raso vyakṣarattata etā oṣadhayo jajñire tenaivainametadrasena samardhayati kṛtsnaṃ karoti makhāya tvā makhasya tvā śīrṣṇa ityasāveva bandhurevamitarau tūṣṇīm pinvane tūṣṇīṃ rauhiṇakapāle
Preview of English translation:
19. He then smooths it by means of Gavedhuka grass (Coix barbata),—for when the sacrifice had its head cut off, its vital sap flowed away, and therefrom those plants grew up: with that vital sap he thus supplies and completes it;—with, “For Makha thee! for Makha’s head thee!” the import of this is the same as before, In the same way the other two (Mahavira pots); silently the two milking-bowls, silently the two Rauhina-plates.
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Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Satapatha-brahmana Verse 126.96.36.199