Based on the edition by Dieuke Gaastra: Das Gopatha Brāhmaṇa, Leiden: Brill .. (GBr_1,m) na mām anīrayitvā brāhmaṇā brahma vadeyuḥ_. The Gopatha Brahmana is associated with the Atharvaveda and dividd into two khandas (chapters), i.e. Purvabhaga and Uttarabhaga. The Purvabhaga is. Title: Gopatha brahmana english translation with notes and introduction. Researcher: Patyal, Hukam Chand. Guide(s): Kashikar, C G. Keywords: Gopatha.

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It should be noticed, however, that, strictly speaking, the Upanishads cannot be called integral parts of the Vedas, for they have generally been placed in opposition to those works. Legend of Indra and Prajapati on the derivation of Om.

They are intended to explain the origin, nature and fruits of particular ceremonies ; but, being most inartistically set forth, fail to attract attention. The Vedas are Savita, and the metres ckhandasthe Gopxtha ; wher- ever there are Vedas, there gopatah metres, and where there are metres, there also are the Vedas ; thus there are two sources and one couple. Views Read Edit View history.

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Gopatha Brhamana

The Gopatha Brahmana differs from other vedic texts, such as in its concept of creation of universe, concept of om, view on Gayatri and Brahmacharya, interpretation of sacrifice, priests, liturgical formalities; and classification of sacrifices, as well as grammatical and linguistic peculiarities.

Their original title was the Atharvangiras’ or the Brigvangiras, or the Atharvans ; and these very titles show that songs which could be quoted in such a manner must have been of ancient date, and must have had a long life in the oral tradition of India.

Advantages of knowing the above, 66 The twentieth and last book is a liturgical selection of passages from the hymns of the Rik, and it is not easy to see how it should have become appended to the Atharva as a portion of its text.

The Atharvaveda AV once existed in nine recensions, each with an exclusive group of adherents. Thereof this Rig Veda verse may be quoted: Vedic Texts, A Revision: He achieves meri- torious acts, and sweet odours, he destroys all sins, and enjoys endless grace, who knows this ; as also he, who knowing this, adores the Upanishad which has the Savitri, the mother of the Vedas, for its subject.


I must create from myself a second Deva like unto me.

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IV of th is tin- seounl toot of tho Savitri. Those Atharvana rishis, he worked upon, and well warmed and fully heated, and therefrom ten A’tharvana rishis proceeded, the eleventh, twelveth, thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth, nine- teenth, and twentieth.

He verily produced the earth from his feet, the ether from his belly, and the heaven from his head.

A carelessly written and unrevised MS. The following are the MSS. The passage translated be- fore shows that at the time when the S’atapatha Brahma MM was composed the songs of the Atharvangiras’ were not only known, but had been collected, and had accually obtained the title of Veda.

Ini-‘t aeeounts will he found in the table of omt i ,ned d. The use of the word anydn ” others” as opposed to herbs and trees can suggest no other meaning. Vedas, whose teacher’s name says the commentator, are not given. II with the pi ‘ tlie jjroat king Yan- MI 1 questiona tl-c-Mi about the duti- ttd the pini -ul ii- knowlr: Relation of Om to the defferent Vedas. Origin of the Nakshatras.

The nineteenth book is a kind of supplement to the preceding ones, and is made up of matter of a like nature which had either been left out when they were compiled, or had been since produced. This edition was full of printing errors, denounced as a “marvel of editorial ineptitude” by Bloomfield.

The work opens with the creation of the world, to which the bulk of the first chapter is devoted. It is describ- ed to belong to the family or clan gotra of Vaitana, and to have Indra lor its special divinity, and the anustubh for its peculiar metre.


Nothing vopatha treated of in it in full or in all its detail. The root of Om. It is said that IVajapati a perform. Irinkii 1 1 1.

Gopatha Brahmana

Doubts regrading the Uktha solved. Anaikahika ceremony bgahmana, On the forehead of this working, well-warmed and fully heated being per- spiration broke forth. You shall have gopathha submit to privations for brahmqna year. This page was last edited on 16 Decemberat He worked upon, well warmed and fully heated the three gods, and there- from produced the three Brahhmana, Rig, Yajush aud Sama ; the u i from A.

They suggest different means of conquest, Praise of the 6th. InVijayapal Vidyavaridhi brought out an edition of this text. It compri- 1 – 7-“: Haviryajna, comprising, 1, Agnyadheya, 2, Agni- hotra ; 3, Paurnamasi; 4, A’mavasya or Darsa; 5, the nine Ishtis ; 6, the four Chaturmasyas ; 7, Pasubandha. Well pleased tltcrcby, it said, ” I, the highly adorable, know well all that should be known. Agni leads the Vashus, Soma the Kudras, Indra the Maruts, “Varuna the A’dityas, and Vrihaspat i the Visvedevah ; but they are defeated, and at last are obliged to regain their lost ground by a Yajna.

Succession of the twelve great elements ib. He verily made Agni out of the earth, Vayu out of the ether, and A’ditya out of heaven. To him, Atharvan, said Brahma ; ” Having created the beings of Prajapati protect them.

Each prapathaka is further divided into kandika s. Legend of Predi son of Kansambi, and Uddalaka son of Kusuravindu, on the subject of the ceremonial connec- tion of the days of the year. Abhiplava ceremony noticed in connexion with the year, 72 2.