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entitled

TAITTIRIYA SANHITA

TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL SANSKRIT

PROSE AND VERSE

BY

ARTHUR BERRIEDALE KEITH, D.C.L., D. LITT.

OF THE INNER TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW, AND OF
HIS MAJESTY'S COLONIAL OFFICE
SOMETIME ACTING PROFESSOR OF SANSKRIT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
AUTHOR OF 'RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT IN THE DOMINIONS'

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS

[1914]

Scanned at www.sacred-texts.com July-August 2000 by J.B. Hare

CONTENTS OF TRANSLATION

Kanda I

Prapathaka 1. The new and full moon sacrifices

1. The driving away of the calves
2. The taking of the strew
3. The milking
4. The making of the offering
5. The preparation of the grain
6. The pounding
7. The placing of the potsherds
8. The cooking of the cake
9. The altar
10. The offering of the oblation
11. The sprinkling and the enclosing-sticks
12. The libations of butter
13. The interchange of the ladles
14. The special sacrifices

Prapathaka 2. The Soma sacrifice

1. The preparation of the sacrificer
2. The consecration of the sacrificer
3. The place of sacrifice
4. The sacrificial cow
5. The footprints of the cow
6. The measuring of the Soma
7. The buying of the Soma
8. The placing of the Soma on the cart
9. The taking of the Soma to the hall
10. The guest-offering to the Soma
11. The Upasads
12. The high altar
13. The sacrificial carts and the shed
14. The special sacrifices

Prapathaka 3. The Victim for Agni and Soma

1. The making of the Sadas
2. The making of the sound-holes
3. The adoration of the altars
4. The adoration of the altars
5. The cutting of the sacrificial post
6. The placing of the post
7. The driving up of the victim
8. The slaying of the victim
9. The cutting out of the omentum
10. The offering of the fat
11. The supplementary offering of the intestines
12. The Vasativari waters
13. The descent of the Soma from the cart
14. The special sacrifices

Prapathaka 4. The Soma cups

1. The making ready of the Soma
2. The Upanšu cup
3. The Antaryama cup
4. The cup for Indra and Vayu
5. The cup for Mitra and Varuna
6. The cup for the Ašvins
7. The cup for the Ašvins
8. The ăukra and Manthin cups
9. The ăukra and Manthin cups
10. The Agrayana cup
11. The Agrayana cup
12. The Ukthya cup
13. The Dhruva cup
14. The Seasonal cups
15. The cup for Indra and Agni
16. The cup for the All-gods
17. The cup for the Maruts
18. The cup for the Maruts
19. The cup for the Maruts
20. The cup for Mahendra
21. The cup for Mahendra
22. The cup for the Adityas
23. The cup for Savitr
24. The cup for Savitr
25. The cup for Savitr
26. The cup for the All-gods
27. The cup for Agni with the wives of the gods
28. The cup for the yoker of the bays
29. The supplementary cup for Agni
30. The supplementary cup for Indra
31. The supplementary cup for Sarya
32. The fire ritual
33. The fire ritual
34. The fire ritual
35. The horse sacrifice
36. The horse sacrifice
37. The Sodašin cup
38. The Sodašin cup
39. The Sodašin cup
40. The Sodašin cup
41. The Sodašin cup
42. The Sodašin cup
43. The Daksina offerings
44. The Samistayajus offerings
45. The concluding bath
46. The special sacrifices

Prapathaka 5. The Rekindling of the Fire

1. The mode of rekindling the fire
2. Details of the rekindling
3. The Mantras for the rekindling
4. The explanation of the Mantras
5. The Mantras for the adoration of the Ahavaniya
6. The Mantras for the adoration of the Garhapatya
7. The explanation of the Mantras in i. 5. 5
8. The explanation of the Mantras in i. 5. 6
9. The Agnihotra in the rekindling
10. The reverence of the fire before a journey, i. 5. 10 a-f
The Sacrificer's part in the new and fall moon sacrifices, i. 5. 10 g-n
11. The special sacrifices

Prapathaka 6. The sacrificer's part in the new and full moon sacrifices

1. The taking of the butter
2. The offering of the oblation
3. The portions of the sacrifice, &c.
4. The supplementary offerings
5. The filling of the Dhruva and the striding of the sacrificer
6. The reverence of the sun and the altars
7. The putting of the sticks on the fire and the vow
8. The bringing together of the sacrificial implements
9. The twelve pairs in the sacrifices
10. The depositing of the oblation
11. The explanation of the Mantras of invocation
12. The special sacrifices

Prapathaka 7. The sacrificer's part in the new and full moon sacrifices

1. The invocation of the Ida
2. The celebration of the Ida
3. The mess of food for the priests
4. The offerings to the gods and the Brahmans
5. The explanation of the filling of the Dhruva
6. The explanation of the reverence of the sun and the altars
The Vajapeya, i. 7. 7-12
7. The preparation of the chariot
8. The chariot race
9. The mounting of the sacrificial post
10. The offerings of food
11. The proclaiming of victories
12. The Atigrahya cups
13. The special sacrifices

Prapathaka 6. The Rajasuya

1. The offerings to Nirrti and others
2. The Vaišvadeva offerings
3. The Varunapraghasa offerings
4. The Sakamedha offerings
5. The offering to the Pitrs at the Sakamedhas
6. The cakes for Tryambaka at the Sakamedhas
7. The offerings to ăunasira and others
8. The offerings to various deities
9. The offerings in the houses of the Ratnins
10. The Devasu oblations
11. The drawing of the waters of consecration
12. The preparation of the waters of consecration
13. The mounting of the quarters
14. The consecration
15. The progress with the chariot
16. The adoration of the king
17. The offerings to the Samsrps
18. The Dašapeya
19. The propitiation of the quarters and offerings to the Satyadatas
20. The offerings to the Prayuja
21. The Sautramani
22. The special sacrifices

Kanda II

Prapathaka 1. The special animal sacrifices

1. Offerings for those desiring wealth, &c.
2. Offerings for those desiring freedom from disease, &c.
3. Offerings for those desiring victory, &c.
4. Offerings for those desiring splendour, &c.
5. Offerings for those desiring cattle, &c.
6. Offerings for those desiring villages, &c.
7. Offerings for those desiring splendour, &c.
8. Offerings for those desiring splendour, &c.
9. Offerings for those desiring food, &c.
10. Offerings for certain eventualities
11. Mantras for the special sacrifices

Prapathaka 2. The special sacrifices

1. Offerings for those desiring children, &c.
2. Offerings to Agni as path-maker, &c.
3. Offerings to Agni as desire, &c.
4. Offerings to Agni as possessed of food, &c.
5. Offerings to Vaišvanara, Dadhikravan, and the Maruts
6. Offerings to Aditi, Vaišvanara, and Varuna
7. Offerings to Indra
8. Offerings to Indra, who goes straight forward, &c.
9. Offerings to Agni and Visnu, and to Sarasvati
10. Offerings to Soma, Rudra, and Agni
11. Offerings to Indra with the Maruts
12. Mantras for the special sacrifices

Prapathaka 3. The special sacrifices (continued)

1. Offerings for the Adityas and the Maruts
2. Offerings for those afraid of death, &c.
3. Offerings for those who are parted from the sacrifice, &c.
4. Offerings for those desiring heaven, &c.
5. Offerings for one seized by disease
6. Offering for power to eat food
7. Offering with all the Prsthas for strength.
8. Offering for one desiring sight
9. Offering for one desiring a village
10. Mantras of the offering for one desiring life
11. Offerings for one long diseased and for one desiring life
12. Offering for one who receives a horse
13. Offering for one seized by misfortune
14. Mantras for the special sacrifices

Prapathaka 4. The special sacrifices (continued)

1. Offering for one contending with foes
2. The victorious offering for one contending with foes
3. The Samvargesti
4. Oblation of beans to Prajapati
5. The Mantras for the Citra sacrifice
6. The Citra sacrifice
7. The Mantras for the Kariristi, first part
8. The Mantras for the Kariristi, second part
9. The explanation of the Mantras in ii. 4. 7
10. The explanation of the Mantras in ii. 4. 8
11. The offering of three constituents
12. The deity of the offering of three constituents
13. The oblation to Indra and Brhaspati
14. Mantras for the special sacrifices

Prapathaka 5. The now and full moon sacrifices

1. Indra and Višvarupa, son of Tvastr
2. The slaying of Vrtra by Indra
3. The offering of the Samnayya at the new moon
4. Offerings to Agni, Visnu, &c.
5. The Samnayya as equivalent to a Soma sacrifice
6. The new and full moon sacrifices as compared with Soma sacrifices
The part of the Hotr at the new and full moon sacrifices, ii. 5. 7-11. 1-3
7. The kindling-verses
8. The kindling-verses
9. The Pravara and the Nivids
10. Optional recitations of the Samidhenis
11. Rules for the conduct of the Hotr, ii. 5. 11. 1-3
Rules for the conduct of the Adhvaryu, ii. 5. 11. 3-9
12. Mantras for the special sacrifices

Prapathaka 6. The now and full moon sacrifices

1. The fore-sacrifices
2. The portions of butter
3. The cake for Agni
4. The measuring out of the altar
5. The preparation of the strew
6. The Upanšu and Svistakrt offerings
The part of the Hotr at the new and fall moon sacrifices, ii. 6. 7-10
7. The invocation of the Ida
8. The eating of the Ida and the Prašitra
9. The after-sacrifices, the Suktavaka and Namovaka
10. The ăanyuvaka and Patnisamyajas
11. The Mantras of the Hotr at the Samvargesti
12. The Mantras of the Hotr at the sacrifice to the Pitrs

Kanda III

Prapathaka 1. The supplement to the Soma sacrifice

1. The Mantras used by the Diksita
2. The Mantras for the placing of the Soma
3. The anointing of the carts and the making of the fire
4. The Mantras for the slaying of the victim
5. The explanation of the Mantras in iii. 1. 4
6. The stroking of the implements
7. The rivalry of sacrificers
8. The Nigrabhya waters
9. The offerings at the end of the pressings
10. The Pravrtahoma and Vipruddhoma
11. The special sacrifices

Prapathaka 2. The supplement to the Soma sacrifice (continued)

1. The Pavamana Stotras
2. The three pressings
3. The gazing on the Soma
4. The Mantras for the creeping to the Sadas
5. The Mantras for the drinking of the Soma
6. The speckled butter
7. The Stotra and the ăastra.
8. Miscellaneous Mantras for the midday and evening pressings
9. The Pratigara
10. The Pratinirgrahya cups
11. The special.sacrifices

Prapathaka 3. The supplement to the Soma sacrifice (continued)

1. The Mantras for the supplementary cups
2. The Mantras for beginning the Stotra and the Pratigara
3. The Mantras for the Anšu and Adabhya cups
4. The explanation of the Mantras in iii. 3. 3
5. The Mantras for the Pršni cups at the Dvadašaha
6. The Atigrahya cups at the Gavam Ayana
7. The formulae of invocation at the Soma sacrifice
8. The concluding ceremonies
9. The offering of an aged bull
10. The expiation for the slaughter of a victim with embryo
11. The special sacrifices

Prapathaka 4. The optional and occasional offerings

1. The explanation of the Mantras in iii. 3. 10
2. The Mantras for the offering of a goat
3. The explanation of the Mantras in iii. 4. 2
4. The Mantras of the Jaya offerings
5. The Mantras of the Abhyntana offerings
6. The exposition of the Mantras in iii. 4. 4, 5, and 7
7. The Mantras of the Rastrabhrt offerings
S. The use of the Ristrabhrt offerings
9. The oblations to the goddesses and Dhatr
10. The offering to Vastospati before travel
11. The special sacrifices

Prapathaka 5. Miscellancous supplements

1. The introductory rite of the new and full moon sacrifices
2. The Stomabhagas
3. The Visnvatikramas
4. The Atimoksa Mantras
5. The Aditya cup in the third pressing
6. Mantras connected with the wife of the sacrificer
7. The wood for the ladles in the new and full moon sacrifices
8. The Dadhi cup
9. The explanation of the Mantras in iii, 5. 8
10. The Atigrahya and Prana cups at the Gavam Ayana
11. The Mantras of the Hotr in the animal sacrifice

Kanda IV

Prapathaka 1. The placing of the fire in the fire-pan.

1. The taking up of the spade
2. The obtaining of the clay
3. The digging up of the clay
4. The taking of the clay
5. The fashioning of the pan
6. The preparing of the pan
7. The Samidheni verses with the offering of five victims
8. The Apri verses for the fire sacrifices
9. The kindling of the fire in the pan
10. The carrying of the fire
11. The Mantras for the offerings at the Vaišvadeva,

Prapathaka 2. The preparation of the ground for the fire

1. The placing of the fire-pan on the throne
2. The adoration of the fire
3. The taking of the fire to the place of piling
4. The piling of the Garhapatya
5. The ploughing of the earth for the Ahavaniya
6. The sowing of the earth
7. The casting of lumps of earth
8. The depositing of the gold plate
9. The depositing of the naturally perforated brick, &c.
10. The placing of the heads of the victims
11. The Mantras for the offerings at the Varunapraghksas.

Prapathaka 3. The five layers of bricks

1. The Apasya bricks of the first layer
2. The Pranabhrt bricks of the first layer
3. The Apanabhrt bricks of the first layer
4. The Ašvini bricks of the second layer
5. The Vayasya bricks of the second layer
6. The naturally perforated and other bricks of the third layer
7. The Brhati bricks of the third layer
8. The Aksnayastomiya bricks of the fourth layer
9. The Aksnayastomiya bricks of the fourth layer
10. The Srsti bricks of the fourth layer
11. The Vyusti bricks of the fourth layer
12. The Asapatna and other bricks of the fifth layer
13. The Mantras for the offerings at the Sakamedhas

Prapathaka 4. The fifth layer of bricks

1. The Stomabhaga bricks
2. The Nakasad bricks
8. The Pa˝cacoda bricks
4. The Metre bricks
5. The Sayuj bricks
6. The Višvajyotis bricks
7. The Bhuyaskrt bricks
8. The Indratanu bricks
9. The Yaj˝atanu bricks
10. The Naksatra bricks
11. The seasonal bricks
12. The Mahaprstha Mantras in the horse sacrifice

Prapathaka 5. The offerings to Rudra

1. The appeasing of Rudra
2. The double offering of homage to Rudra
3. The double offering of homage to Rudra
4. The double offering of homage to Rudra
5. The single offering of homage to Rudra
6. The single offering of homage to Rudra
7. The single offering of homage to Rudra
8. The single offering of homage to Rudra
9. The single offering of homage to Rudra
10. Reverses to Rudra
11. Rc and Yajus verses to Rudra

Prapathaka 6. The preparation of the fire

1. The besprinkling and dragging over
2. The offering to Višvakarman
3. The leading forth of the fire
4. The Apratiratha hymn
5. The placing of the fire
The horse sacrifice, iv. 6. 6-9
6. The equipment of the sacrificer
7. Verses in praise of the steed
8. Verses in praise of the steed
9. Verses in praise of the steed

Prapathaka 7. The piling of the fire (continued)

1. The Vasor Dhara offerings
2. The Vasor Dhara offerings
3. The Vasor Dhara offerings
4. The Vasor Dhara offerings
5. The Vasor Dhara offerings
6. The Ardhendrani formulae
7. The Vasor Dhara offerings
8. The Vasor Dhara offerings
9. The Vasor Dhara offerings
10. The Vasor Dhara offerings
11. The Vasor Dhara offerings
12. The Vajaprasaviya offering
13. The yoking of the fire
14. The Vihavya bricks
15. The Mantras for the Mrgaresti of the horse sacrifice

Kanda V

Prapathaka 1. The placing of the fire in the fire-pan

1. The libation to Savitr and the taking of the spade
2. The going for the clay
3. The preparation of the ground
4. The gathering of the clay for the altar
5. The depositing of the clay
6. The making of the fire-pan
7. The preparation of the pan
8. The heads of the victims
9. The production of fire in the pan
10. The fire in the pan
11. The Apri hymn for the horse sacrifice

Prapathaka 2. The preparation of the ground for the fire

1. The placing of the fire on the throne and its adoration
2. The carrying of the fire in the pan
3. The piling of the Garhapatya
4. The mingling of the fires
5. The ploughing of the sacrificial ground
6. The casting on of sand
7. The depositing of the gold plate
8. The placing of the naturally perforated brick
9. The putting down of the pan, &c.
10. The bricks of the first layer
The horse sacrifice (continued), v. 2. 11 and 12
11. The marking out of the lines of the horse
12. The flaying of the horse

Prapathaka 3. The second and later layers of bricks

1. The bricks of the second layer
2. The bricks of the third layer
3. The Aksnayastomiya bricks of the fourth layer
4. The Srsti and Vyusti bricks of the fourth layer
5. The Asapatna and Viraj bricks of the fifth layer
6. The Stomabhaga bricks of the fifth layer
7. The Nakasad and other bricks of the fifth layer
8. The Metre bricks of the fifth layer
9. The Sayuj and other bricks
10. The Vrstisani and other bricks
11. The Bhuyaskrt bricks
12. The horse sacrifice (continued)

Prapathaka 4. The piling of the fire altar (continued)

1. The Indratanu, Yaj˝atanu, and Naksatra bricks
2. The Rtavya bricks, &c.
3. The explanation of the ăatarudriya
4. The besprinkling and dragging over
5. The anointing with butter and the libation to Višvakarman
6. The putting on of the kindling-sticks and the taking forward of the fire
7. The placing of the fire on the altar
8. The Vasor Dhara
9. The Vajaprasaviya
10. The yoking of the fire and the re-piling
11. The Vihavya bricks
12, The horse sacrifice (continued)

Prapathaka 5. The piling of the fire altar (continued)

1. The Diksaniyesti
2. The piling of the fire and the keeping in the pan
3. The pan, the head of the man, and the Vamabhrt brick
4. The Viraj and the Retahsic bricks
5. The gold and the naturally perforated bricks
6. The form of the days and space-filler bricks
7. The rule as to the number of stakes, &c.
8. The reverence of the fire and the Atmestakas
9. Miscellaneous rites
10. The serpent and other offerings
The horse sacrifice (continued), v. 5. 11-24
11. List of victims
12. List of victims
13. List of victims
14, List of victims
15. List of victims
16. List of victims
17. List of victims
18. List of victims
19. List of victims
20. List of victims
21. List of victims
22. List of victims
23. List of victims
24. List of victims

Prapathaka 6. The piling of the flre altar (continued)

1. The Mantras for the pot bricks
2. The pot bricks and the oblation to Brhaspati
3. The Bhutestakas
4. The offerings on the Darbha grass
5. Certain offerings in the Abhijit
6. Explanation of certain points in the ritual in v. 6. 5
7. Variant lengths of the Diksa
8. Miscellaneous points of ritual
9. Further points of ritual
10. The merits of the fire-piling
The horse sacrifice (continued), v. 6.11-23
11. List of eighteen victims
12. List of eighteen victims
13. List of eighteen victims
14. List of eighteen victims
15. List of eighteen victims
16. List of eighteen victims
17. List of eighteen victims
18. List of eighteen victims
19. List of eighteen victims
20. List of eighteen victims
21. The pairs of victims
22. The victims on the last Atiratra day
23. The seasonal victims

Prapathaka 7. The piling of the fire altar (continued)

1. The mode of piling the fire
2. The Ajyani bricks
3. The Vajrini bricks and the Vasor Dhara
4. The Rastrabhrt bricks
5. The restoration of the extinguished fire
6. Miscellaneous rules regarding the fire
7. The Akati libations
8. The self-piling of the fire
9. The taking of the fire
10. The putting down of the heads of the victims
The horse sacrifice (continued), v. 7. 11-26
11. Offerings with the parts of the victim
12. Offerings with the parts of the victim
13. Offerings with the parts of the victim
14. Offerings with the parts of the victim
15. Offerings with the parts of the victim
16. Offerings with the parts of the victim
17. Offerings with the parts of the victim
18. Offerings with the parts of the victim
19. Offerings with the parts of the victim
20. Offerings with the parts of the victim
21. Offerings with the parts of the victim
22. Offerings with the parts of the victim
23. Offerings with the parts of the victim
24. The Ašvastomiya
25. Mantras said over the head of the horse
26. The smelling of the food by the horse

Kanda VI

Prapathaka 1. The exposition of the Soma sacrifice.

1. The entrance into the hall
2. The consecration libations
3. The garment of black antelope skin, the girdle, the horn
4. The obligations of the consecrated
5. The preliminary offering
6. The purchase of the Soma
7. The treatment of the Soma cow
8. The offerings in the footprints of the cow
9. The measuring of the Soma
10. The purchase price of the Soma
11. The carrying of the Soma in a cart

Prapathaka 2. The exposition of the Soma sacrifice (continued)

1. The guest offering to the Soma
2. The Tanunaptra
3. The Upasads
4. The altar
5. The milk drink
6. The form of the place of sacrifice
7. The high altar
8. The anointing with butter
9. The oblation-receptacle
10. The Sadas
11. The sounding-holes

Prapathaka 3. The exposition of the Soma sacrifice (continued)

1. The altars
2. The Vaisarjana offerings
3. The cutting of the sacrificial post
4. The placing of the post
5. The production of fire
6. The yoking of the victim
7. The Samidhenis, anointing with the butter, the fore-sacrifices
8. The slaying of the victim
9. The offering of the omentum
10. The cutting off of portions
11. The after-sacrifices

Prapathaka 4. The exposition of the Soma sacrifice (continued)

1. The offering of the intestines
2. The Vasativari water
3. The descent of the Soma
4. The measuring of the Soma
5. The Upanšu cup
6. The Antaryama cup
7. The cup for Indra and Vayu
8. The cup for Mitra and Varuna
9. The cup for the Ašvins
10. The ăukra and Manthin cups
11. The Agrayana cup

Prapathaka 5. The exposition of the Soma sacrifice (continued)

1. The Ukthya cup
2. The Dhruva cup
3. The seasonal cups
4. The cup for Indra and Agni
5. The cups for the Maruts and Mahendra
6. The cup for Aditi
7. The cups for Savitr and the All-gods
8. The cup for the wives of the gods
9. The cup for the yoker of the bays
10. The renewed taking of the Agrayana cup, &c.
11. The praise of the Soma vessels

Prapathaka 6. The exposition of the Daksina and other offerings

1. The Daksina offerings
2. The Samistayajus
3. The concluding bath
4. The eleven posts
5. The eleven victims
6. The victim for Tvastr with the wives of the gods
7. The Soma oblation, &c.
8. The Atigrahya cups
9. The Adabhya cup
10. The Anšu cup
11. The Sodašin cup

Prapathaka 1. The Ekaha and Ahina Sacrifices

1. The Agnistoma
2. The praise of the Stomas
3. The Atiratra
4. The Dviratra of the Angirases
5. The origin of the Triratra of Garga
6. The Soma cow
7. The giving of the cow
8. The Caturatra of Atri
9. The Caturatra of Jamadagni
10. The Pa˝caratra
The horse sacrifice (continued), vii. 1. 11-20
11. The sprinkling of the horse
12. The names of the horse
13. The springing of the horse
14. The first offerings
15. The first offerings
16. The first consecration
17. The Ekavinšini consecration
18. The seasonal consecrations
19. The movements of the horse
20. The Savitras

Prapathaka 2. The Ahina sacrifices (continued)

1. The Sadratra
2. The Saptaratra
3. The Astaratra
4. The Navaratra
5. The Dašaratra
6. The Ekadašaratra
The Dvadašaratra, vii. 2. 7-10
7. Various arrangements of the cups
8. The order of the cups
9. The first eleven days
10. The twelfth day
The horse sacrifice (continued)
11. The offerings to the numbers in sequence
12. The offerings to the uneven numbers
13. The offerings to the even numbers
14. The offerings to the numbers 3, 5, &c.
15. The offerings to the numbers 4, 8, &c.
16. The offerings to the numbers 5, 10, &c.
17. The offerings to the numbers 10, 20, &c.
18. The offerings to the numbers 20, 40, &c.
19. The offerings to the numbers 50, 100, &c
20. The offerings to the numbers 100, 1000, &c.

Prapathaka 3. The Sattras.

1. The last day of the Dvadašaha
2. The praise of the sacrificer with the Dvadašaha
3. The Trayodašaratra
4. The Caturdašaratra
5. The second Caturdašaratra
6. The Pa˝cadašaratra
7. The second Pa˝cadašaratra
8. The Saptadašaratra
9. The Vinšatiratra
10. The Ekavinšatiratra
The horse sacrifice (continued), vii. 3. 11-20
11. The Apti Mantras
12. The Paryapti Mantras
13. The Abhu Mantras
14. The Anubhu Mantras
15. The Mantras for the Vaišvadeva libation
16. The Mantras for the offering of the members
17. The Mantras for the offering to the forms
18. The Mantras for the offering to the colours
19. The Mantras for the offering to the plants
20. The Mantras for the offering to the trees

Prapathaka 4. The Sattras (continued)

1. The Caturvinšatiratra
2. The second Caturvinšatiratra
3. The Trinšadratra
4. The Dvatrinšadratra
5. The Trayastrinšadratra
6. The Sadtrinšadratra
7. The Ekonapa˝cašadratra
The Year Sattra, vii. 4. 8-11
8. The time for the consecration
9. The consecration And the Upasad days
10. The Prayaniya day
11. The days of the months
The horse sacrifice (continued), vii. 4. 12-22
12. The Mantras for the Apavya. Offering
13. The Mantras for the offerings to the waters
14. The Mantras for the offerings to the waters
15. The Mantras for the smiting of the dog
16. The Mantras for the Yavyahoma
17. The Gavya Mantras
18. The riddle
19. The queen and the dead horse
20. The treatment of the living horse
21. The Mantras for the Samtatihoma
22. The Mantras for the Pramuktihoma

Prapathaka 5. The Gavam Ayana

1. The Gavam Ayana
2. The length of the Gavam Ayana
3. The omission of the Prsthas
4. The peculiarities of the second half of the rite
5. The form of competing rites
6. The omission of a day
7. The Utsarginam Ayana
8. The specialities of the Samans of the Mahavrata
9. The ceremonial of the Mahavrata
10. The dance of the female slaves
The horse sacrifice (continued), vii. 5. 11-25
11. The Mantras for the Annahoma
12. The Mantras for the ăarirahoma
13. The Mantras for the placing of the Paridhis
14. List of various oblations
15. Explanation of the oblations in vii. 5. 14
16. The Mantras for the first Mahiman cup
17. The Mantras for the second Mahiman cup
18. The Mantras for the Annahoma
19. The Mantras for addressing the horse
20. Further Mantras for the Annahoma
21. Expiatory offerings
22. The Mrgarestis
23. The Mantras for the Samnatihomas
24. The Mantras of the Sacrificer
25. The horse as the microcosm

Om Shanti ! Shanti ! Shanti !

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