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Also called the Cankhayana Brahmana. Generally not considered a Brahmana-proper, although it has been published as one.

The known recensions [i. Most of these brahmanas are not extant Shrava considers the Kausitaki and Samkhyana Brahmanas to be separate although very similar works, [8] M. Haug considers them to be the same work referred to by different names. When people think the sun is setting it is not so. For, after having arrived at the end of the day, it makes itself produce two opposite effects, making night to what is below and day to what is on the other side Having reached the end of the night, it makes itself produce two opposite effects, making day to what is below and night to what is on the other side.

In fact, the sun never sets. Nor does it set for him who has such a knowledge. Such a one becomes united with the sun, assumes its form, and enters its place. An ancient Risi had among his many wives one who was called Itara.

She had a son Mahidasa by name [i. Mahidasa Aitareya] The Risi preferred the sons of his other wives to Mahidasa, and went even so far as to insult him once by placing all his other children in his lap to his exclusion. His mother, grieved at this ill-treatment of her son, prayed to her family deity Kuladevata , [and] the Earth Bhumi , who appeared in her celestial form in the midst of the assembly, placed him on a throne simhasana , and gave him as a token of honour for his surpassing all other children in learning a boon vara which had the appearance of a Brahmana [i.

Deussen agrees, relating the same story. Bhagavata Purana , Canto 4, Chapter From them Agni departed, and entered the seasons. The gods, having been victorious and having slain the Asuras, sought for him; Yama and Varuna discerned him.

Him the gods invited, him they instructed, to him they offered a boon. He prospers himself, his foe is defeated, who knows thus. It is divided into thirty chapters [adhyayas] and Khanda[s]. The first six chapters dealing with food sacrifice and the remaining to Soma sacrifice. The Sadvimsa Brahmana is also of the Kauthuma Shakha, and consists of 5 adhyayas lessons or chapters.

The text clearly intends to supplement the Pancavimsabrahmana, hence its desultory character. It treats of the Subrahmanya formula, of the one-day-rites that are destined to injure abhicara and other matters.

Another section ascribes colours to different verses, probably as aids to memory or for meditation This quasi-brahmana is, on the whole, nothing more than an anukramanika, a mere list of the names of the samans [hymns of the SamaVeda ] occurring in the first two ganas [of the Kauthumas, i.

The rc [RigVeda verse, e. Whatever here is unappeased of the sacrifice and whatever is impure, for all that, water forms the means of appeasing. So by water they appease it. Many of the hymns are found for the first time in it.

Their composition is different from that available in Vedic literature. Most of the subjects described in it are completely new and are not found in other bramanas like Tamdya, etc In the beginning khandas, details of daily oblation to the sacrificial fire are described


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