fication: Sanskrit Essays ds: Apastamba- Grihya-Sutra ds: Sastri, va. THE SRAUTASUTRA OF APASTAMBA. by NARASIMHACHARI. Publication date Collection universallibrary. Contributor SVCLRC. Language Sanskrit. Of these sutra-s, it is Apastamba’s sutra-s which are most widely in practice Apastamba Shrauta Sutra with Four Commentries in Sanskrit (Set of Five Volumes).

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And one shall study after having been called by the teacher [and not request the teacher to begin the lesson]. Alms [shall] not [be considered] as leavings [ucchistha] [and be rejected] by inference [from their appearance], eutra on the strength of ocular or oral testimony [only].

Very speed and fine. The water sipped by a Brahman should reach his heart, that sipped by a Kshatriya the throat, and that sipped by a Vaisya the palate. Some declare, [that the deceased srotriya must have aanskrit a fellow- student. One shall do what is beneficial to the teacher, and shall not contradict him.

Haradatta possessed in the older Vrittis abundant and good materials on which he could draw; he himself apparently was, well versed in Hindu law and in Sanskrit grammar, and distinguished by sobriety and freedom from that vanity which induces many Indian commentators to load their works with endless and useless quotations. Nor on a seat that has more legs [than that of his teacher].

Nor whilst immersed in water, naktam ca- apdvrte II 18 II Now the rules for the studentship. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days. For pleasure is obtained [by using or eating forbidden substances]. Gautama also says, Each Brahmin generally knowing one Veda only. As regards the first point, the Karana-vyuha, a supplement of the White Yajur-veda which apastambs the lists of the Vedic schools, informs us that the Apastambiya school formed one of the five branches of the Khandiklya school, which in its turn was a subdivision of the Taittiriyas, one of the ancient sections of the Black Yajur-veda.


Then he shall wash [his hands].

Now the Vajasaneyi Brahmana declares also, ‘The daily recitation is a sacrifice at which the Veda is offered. He shall never study in a cremation- ground nor anywhere near it within the throw of a Samya.

These utterances prove that Apastamba considered himself a child of the Kali Yuga, during which, no Rishis can be born. This rule is an exception to 1. Some of his thought provoking theses are following: After eating, one should clean one’s own bowl. However, please do not copy information from the website and then tell us that you were trying to give us publicity.

Apastamba, of course, holds the contrary opinion. He shall not study whilst he rides on beasts [of burden]. But if [a teacher], in front of his [student], touches the feet of any other persons, then he [the student also] must touch their feet, [as long as he is] in that sanskrut of student- ship].

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Knowledge of German and French. Every day he shall put his teacher to bed after having washed his [teacher’s] feet and after having massaged him. Sjtra explanations, therefore, can mostly be followed without hesitation, and, even when they appear unacceptable, they deserve careful consideration. V, ; XIII, Among these, each preceding [caste] is superior by birth to the one following.


Some [declare, that this rule holds good, if it thunders], after the first half of the night has passed. II, 4, 8, 13; II, 6, 14, This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.

Family customs, regional customs, death in family, duties to ancestors, monthly offerings. The other [the teacher] shall [then] forbid it.

But, if one wears a [lower] garment only, one shall wrap it around the lower part of his body. Very numerous inscriptions, the accounts of the Buddhist chroniclers of Ceylon, of the Greek geographers, and of the Chinese pilgrims, reveal the existence and give fragments, at least, of the history of many kingdoms in the south, and show that their civilisation was an advanced one, and did not differ materially from that of Northern India.


But if [a student and] a sudra woman merely look at each other, the recitation of the Veda must be interrupted, tathd-anyasydm striydm varna vyatikrdntdydm maithune II 12 II 49 At the commencement of every sacred rite or after certain activities one is required to sip water 3 times from the palm of one’s right hand while reciting certain mantras determined by one’s lineage. The girdle [mekhala] of a Brahmana shall be made of Munja grass, and Consists of three strings if possible, [the strings] should be twisted to the right.

If one has not been informed that it used to be a cremation-ground. Further, Panini’s grammatical Sutras and Katyayana’s Varttikas thereon contain rules regarding several words which presuppose an acquaintance with the south and the kingdoms which flourished there.

If that is dragged by the teacher, the student shall ascend it at his command. It’s my third order and i’m very pleased with you. E, and if his statement regarding Svetaketu is taken into account, the lower limit for the composition of his Sutras must be put further back by years.

Hence, if one has forgotten it and eaten one’s breakfast, a penance, not the Brahma- yajna, must be performed.