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Layout For Different Sacrifices According to Different Srauta Sutras

Layout For Different Sacrifices According to Different Srauta Sutras

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Item Code: IDH216

by Dr. R.P. Kulkarni

Hardcover (Edition: 1997)

Nag Publishers
ISBN 8170813409

Size: 8.6" X 5.4"
Pages: 240
Weight of the Book: 435 gms
Price: $22.50   Shipping Free
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About the Book

This book,' Layout for Different Sacrifices according to Different Sulbasutras' is a companion volume of the earlier published book 'Layout and construction of Citis according to Baudhayanam, Manava and Apastamba Sulbasstras, by the same author.

The book gives in detail layout of fire-places, vedis, pavilions, etc., required for different sacrifices namely Darsapurnamasau, Caturmasya, Nirudha Pasubandha, Soma, Soma with a citi, and Sautramani, according to four Acaryas, Baudhayana, Manva, Apastamba and Katyayana, a number of detailed dimensioned figures explaining the text are included. References to relevant quotes are given for each statement made regarding layouts.

About the Author

Dr. R.P. Kulkarni is a civil engineer by profession He was awarded Ph. D. in Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, he is an ardent student of Indian Silpasastra and studied sulbasutras as these give information of giving layout of citis, pavilions, vedis, etc. for different sacrifices. The basic knowledge of geometry is also given in these sulbasutras. His following books on this subject are published:

i. Cara Sulbasutre - Translation in Marathi of Sulbsutras by Baudhayana, Manava, Apastamba and Katyayana.

ii. Geometry according to Sulbasutra - Derivations of different geometrical theoroms, formulae, etc., given in the sulbasutras, by different scholars as well as his own contribution, are presented.

iii. Layout and Construction of Citis according to Baudhayana, Manava, and Apastamba Sulbasutras - The present volume is companion of this volume.

CONTENTS
Prefacei
Chapter I1-11
Introductory
The Antiquity of Srauta Sacrifices.1
Srauta Sacrifices1
Darsapurnamasa Sacrifices1
Caturmasya Sacrifices2
Animal Sacrifices3
Agnistoma3
Sautramani4
The State of Knowledge of Mathematics4
at the Srauta Sutra Period
Implements for giving layout9
APPENDIX
Translation by Eggling of Satapatha Brahmana (10.2.3.7-15) 10
PART 1 (BAUDHAYANA)
LENGTH MEASURES ACCORDING TO BAUDHAYANA SULBASUTRA12
CHAPTER - II17-34
THE LAYOUT OF FIRE-PLACES AND THE ALTAR OF THE NEW - MOON AND THE FULL-MOON SACRIFICES.
Fire -places17
Locations of Fire-places18
The Altar24
Mekhalas of Fire-places and the Altar25
The Rubbish Heap26
The Fire-hall27
Proceedure to give the Lay-out29
The Layout of the Fire-hall29
The Layout of Fire-places30
Construction of the Ahavaniya Fire-place30
Construction of the Garhapatya Fire-place32
Construction of the Daksinagni32
Construction of the Altar33
CHAPTER - III35-41
THE LAYOUT OF THE ANIMAL SACRIFICE
Fire-places and the Altar35
The Pasubandhiki Vedi35
The Catvala38
The Utkara39
The Sacrificial Post39
The Samitra Vedi40
The Layout of the Pasuki Vedi41
CHAPTER IV42-47
THE LAYOUT OF CATURMASYA SACRIFICES
The Vaisvadeva-parvan42
The Varunapraghasa-parvan42
Layout of Altars45
The Sakamedha-parvan45
The Layout of the Paitrki Vedi47
The Sunasiriya-parvan47
CHAPTER - V48-65
THE LAYOUT OF THE SOMA SACRIFICE (AGNISTOMA)
Selection of the Site for the Soma Sacrifice48
Fixing the East and the West Directions48
Construction of the Fire-hall50
Preparation of Mounds51
Erection of Other Chambers52
The Mahavedi53
The Uttaravedi55
The Catvala and the Utkara57
The Sadas57
Location of the Audumbari-post in the Sadas59
Location of Dhisnyas in the Sadas60
The Havirdhana Mandapa60
Location of the Uparavass62
The Agnidhriya and the Marjaliya Chambers63
Erection of the Sacrificial Post65
The Samitra Vedi65
CHAPTER - VI66-72
THE LAYOUT OF THE SOMA SACRIFICE WITH THE CITI
Fire-places 66
The Garhapatya Citi66
The Mahavedi and the Mandapas69
Locations of the Catvala, Utkara and Uparavas71
Location of the Citi72
CHAPTER - VII73-78
THE LAYOUT OF THE SAUTRAMANI SACRIFICE
The Caraka Sautramani Sacrifice73
The Layout of the Sautramani Altar76
PART 2 (MANAVA)
LENGTH MEASURES ACCORDING TO MANAVA SULBASUTRA81-82
CHATER - VIII83-87
THE LAYOUT OF FIRE-PLACES AND THE ALTAR OF THE NEW-MOON AND THE FULL-MOON SACRIFICES.
Fire-places83
The Rubbish Heap85
The Darsiki Vedi85
The Fire-hall86
The Patni-sala87
CHAPTER - IX88-95
THE LAYOUT OF CATURMASYA SACRIFICES
The Varunapraghasa-parvan88
The Catvala and the Utkara93
The Sakamedha-parvan93
The Layout of the Paitrki Vedi93
CHAPTER - X96-100
THE LAYOUT OF THE ANIMAL SACRIFICE
The Pasuki Vedi96
The layout of the Altar96
The Catvala99
The Samitra Vedi100
CHAPTER - XI101-111
The Site101
Fire-places and the Darsiki Vedi103
The Mahavedi103
The Fire-hall103
The Northern Altar105
The Catvala and the Utkara105
The Sadas105
The Procedure of Giving the Layout of the Sadas106
Dhisnyas in the Sadas108
The Havirdhana Mandapa108
The Uparavas110
The Marjaliya Dhisnya11
The Samitra Vedi11
CHAPTER - XII112-115
THE LAYOUT OF THE SOMA SACRIFICE WITH THE CITI.
The Garhapatya Citi and the Mounds in the Fire-hall112
The Sadas114
The Citi115
CHAPTER - XIII116-119
THE LAYOUT OF THE SAUTRAMANI SACRIFICE
The Fire-hall116
The Altar116
Layout of the Altar116
The Adhvaryu's and the Pratiprasthatr's Mounds119
PART 3 (APASTAMBA)
LENGTH MEASURES ACCORDING TO APASTAMBA SULBASUTRA123
CHAPTER XIV125-131
THE LAYOUT OF FIRE-PLACES, THE ALTAR AND THE FIRE-HALL OF THE NEW-MOON AND THE FULL-MOON SACRIFICES.
The Fire-chambers125
The Ahavaniya Fire-place127
The Garhapatya Fire-place127
The Daksinagni127
The Sabhya and the Avasathya Fire-place128
Locations of Fire-places128
The Darsiki Vedi129
The Rubbish Heap131
CHAPTER XV132-137
THE LAYOUT OF THE NIRUDHA PASUBANDHA SACRIFICE
Fire-places132
The Pasuki Vedi132
The Catvala134
The Utkara135
Specifications of the Sacrificial Post135
CHAPTER - XVI138-142
THE LAYOUT OF CATURHASYA SACRIFICES
The Varunapraghasa-parvan138
The Uttaravedi138
The Catvala140
The Utakara140
The Sakamedha-parvan140
Fire-places140
The paitrki Vedi142
CHAPTER - XVII143-172
Selection of the Site143
Fire-places143
The Fire-hall145
The Mahavedi146
The Uttaravedi146
The Catvala147
The Rubbish Heap147
The Sadas148
Dhisnyas in the Sadas149
The Havirdhana Mandapa150
The Uparavas152
The Mound153
The Agnidhriya Mandapa153
The Marjaliya Dhisnya154
The Samitr Dhisnya155
Procedure of Giving the Layout155
Erection of the Fire-hall156
Erection of the Diksa Mandapa157
The Layout of Fire-places in the fire-hall158
The Ahavaniya Fire-place158
The Garhapatya Fire place159
The Anvaharyapacana Fire-place159
The Darsiki Vedi160
Layout of Kharas162
The Mahavedi162
The Catvala164
The Utkara165
The Uttara Vedi165
The Sadas165
The Havirdhana Mandapa168
The Agnidhriya Mandapa 171
The Marjaliya Dhisnya172
The Samitra Vedi172
CHAPTER XVIII173-174
THE LAYOUT OF THE SOMA SACRIFICE WITH THE CITI
The Garhapatya Citi173
Dhisnyas174
CHAPTER - XIX175
THE LAYOUT OF THE SAUTRAMANI SACRIFICE
The Caraka Sautramani175
The Kaukili Sautramani175
PART 4 (KATYAYANA)
LENGTH MEASURES ACCORDING TO KATYAYANA SULBASUTRA179
CHAPTER XX181-186
THE LAYOUT OF FIRE-PLACES, THE DARSIKI VEDI AND THE FIRE-HALL OF THE NEW-MOON AND THE FULL-MOON SACRIFICES.
Fire places181
Locations of fire-places183
The Rubbish Heap184
The Darsiki Vedi184
Pavilions186
CHAPTER - XXI187-192
The Varunapraghasa-parvan187
The Southern Altar189
The Catvala189
The Utkara191
The Sacrificial Post191
The Sakamedha Parvan191
CHAPTER XXII193-195
THE LAYOUT OF THE NIRUDHA PASUBANDHA SACRIFICE
Fire-places and Altars193
The Catvala and the Utkara193
Specifications of the Sacrificial Post193
CHAPTER - XXIII196-207
THE LAYOUT OF THE SOMA SACRIFICE
Selection of the Site196
Fixing the central East-West line196
The fire-hall199
The Mahavedi200
The Sadas201
The Havirdhana Mandapa203
The Agnidhriya Mandapa205
The Marjaliya Mandapa206
The Uttaravedi206
The Catvala206
The Utkara207
CHAPTER XXIV208-212
THE LAYOUT OF THE SOMA SACRIFICE WITH THE CITI
Unit Measures208
Additional Chambers208
The Garhapatya Citi210
The Mahavedi211
The Sadas211
The Havirdhana Mandapa211
The Agnidhriya and the Marjaliya Mandapas212
The Citi212
CHAPTER - XXV213-215
THE LAYOUT OF THE SAUTRAMANI SACRIFICE
Fire-places213
The Sautramani Altar213
Prakritik Vihar Karika217-220
Chaturmasya Vihar Karika221-223
APPENDIX-1225-229
LAYOUT OF FIRE-PLACE, PAVILIONS,
ALTARS, ETC., FOR SACRIFICES ACCORDING
TO OTHER SRAUTA SUTRAS
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