द पुष्पसूत्रISBN : 81-208-1792-3(set)Edited By :G. H. TARLEKAR
(2001, 2 vols., xxxii+415pp, appen. bibl.)
The Puṣpa-Sūtra is one of the major ancillary works in the Sāman technical literature attributed to the Kauthuma and Rāṇāyaṇīya schools. It deals with the Sāman melodies and their structure.Read More[expand title=”View Book”]The term pa, in the present context, means t syllabic expansion that takes place when a melody is formed out of a verse. The Puṣpa-Sūtra was written long after the Sāman melodies had been developed.
It is difficult to fix the exact date of the Puṣpa-Sūtra. There were additions to the original nucleus, like the vikalpas (alternatives), remaining bhāvas, the detailed treatment of prastāva and the first two prapāṭhakas. Its present form of having ten prapāṭhakas is a great help to the scholars working in the field of the study of Sāmavedic chants. The explanation of the technical terms provided in this edition could also be of great help to the readers.
The present edition prepared by G.H. Tarlekar who was a living authority on the science of Sāman-chanting, contains the accurate text in Sanskrit with English exposition bringing out all the intricate points discussed in the Sūtras in a highly technical language. This important text on the Sāman-chanting has been exposited in English in this edition for the first time.
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बौद्धयाना स्रोत-सूत्रISBN : 81-208-1852-0Edited By :C. G. KASHIKAR
(2003, 4 vols., xlv+1844pp)
The Baudhāyana-Śrauta-sutra together with an English translation is being presented here in four volumes. The Baudhāyana-Śrauta-sutra belongs to the Kṛṣṇa Yajurveda Taittirīya recension…Read MoreIt represents the oral lectures delivered by the teacher Baudhāyana, hence is the oldest Śrautatext. The text is revised here in the light of the variant readings recorded by W. Caland in his first edition (Calcutta 1906), and is presented in a readable form. The mantras forming part of the Siitras have been fully rendered into English. The translation is supplied with notes giving reference to the mantras and explanations of the rituals. The work is expected to serve as an advancement of Taittirīya ritualistic studies.[expand title=”View Book”]
There will be other volumes also presenting Bhavasvāmin’s Bhāṣya and the word-index of the Śrauta-text.
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(English) INDIA AS KNOWN TO PANINIISBN :Edited By :V.S. Agrawala
काणवश्टपथब्राह्मणमISBN : 81-208-1126-7Edited By :C. R. Swaminathan
(खंड, I, II, III, IV और V (खंड 10 तक))
While the texts on a particular art or a group of related arts, provide details of the principles of form and delineate intricacies of techniques, the foundations of these lie in the articulation of a worldview in the Vedas,…Read Morethe speculative thought of the Upani ads and the elaborate system of rites and rituals enumerated in the Brāhmaṇas. The Kāṇḍas Śatapatha, Brāhmaṇa is the only available Brāhmaṇa related to Śukla Yajurveda. It has two recensions, namely Mādhyandina and Kāṇva.[expand title=”View Book”]
It is for the first time that a complete critical edition of the Śatapatha Brāhmaṇa of the Kāṇva recension, along with its English translation, is published. This edition takes into account for the first time the readings available in a few more manuscripts, besides those in the published edition in Telugu script. It is also the first attempt at providing a complete English translation. No doubt, the texts of the Śatapatha of the Mādhyandina and Kāṇva recensions do not differ much from Kāṇḍas VIII to XVI and Prof. Eggling’s translation of the former is available. Still a fresh attempt at translating the latter portion was felt necessary as a result of detailed discussions with traditional scholars who are actively engaged in Śrauta sacrificial performances.
The remaining text will be appearing soon in the volumes VII and VIII of this series along with glossary and indices.
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लाटयायन स्रोत–सूत्र खंड 3ISBN : 81-208-1565-3(set)Edited By :H.G.RANADE
(1998 3 vols., xxi+1266 pp., bibl., indexes)
The Śrauta Sūtras form a very important unit of the Sūtras literature which lays down in brief the quintessence of the Vedic texts, i.e. the Saṁhitās and the Brāhmaṇas strengthening further the sacrificial tradition in India.
The Lāṭyāyana-Śrauta-Sūtra is dealing with the duties of the chanting priests, viz. the Udgātṛ, Prastotṛ, Pratihartṛ and Subrahmaṇya in the Śrauta ritual with special reference to the Soma sacrifice, belonging.Read More
to the Kauthuma recension, of the Sāmaveda. Along with the duties of the chanters (Udgātṛ) in ekāha (one day), ahzna (multiday) and sattra (session), Soma sacrifices concerns with the role of the brāhmaṇa priest in Soma and various other sacrifices.
The edition includes excerpts from the commentary of Agnisvāmin, parallel passages from the Drahyāyaṇa-Śrauta-Sūtra and Dhanvin’s commentary there upon.
मात्रालक्षणमISBN : 81-208-0585-5Edited By :WAYNE HOWARD
(1988, xvi,+98 pp,musical notations, bibl)
The publication of this volume has laid the foundation of the IGNCA’s programme of publishing fundamental texts of the Indian traditions in original with translations. The importance of this text is enhanced by the fact that it represents two very important śakhās (recensions) of the Sāmaveda – Rāṇāyanīya and Kauthuma-on chanting. Read MoreThe contents of the Mātrālakṣaṇam are of fundamental importance because this is perhaps the first text to discuss the concept of a time-unit measure (mātrā). The importance of mātrā as measure with mathematical syllabic time value of vowels in their aspects of elongation, tempo, pitch and interval cannot be understood without taking into account sound as measure. In delineating the semantic relationship between syllable and letter, vowels and consonants, it lays the foundation of disciplines today recognized as phonetics, linguistics and prosody. Equally important is the discussion on sound and notes, in doing so it is a proto fore-runner of the “modal” system of lndian music.[expand title=”View Book”]
As an exacting system of oral articulation and recitation this text was used for recitation with hand gestures like ārcika. In relating the articulation of sound with body language, gesture, especially hands and fingers, the system of orally rendering a text according to its manuals, provides the basis of the emergence of a structure of artistic expression through the body (viz. āṅgikābhinaya). In more senses than one Vedic intonation is a precursor of both theory and practice (śāstra and prayoga) of the arts, in their original framework of interrelatedness.
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