Rig Veda Chapter 1 Hymn 154

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1.154.1
विष्णोर्नु कं वीर्याणि पर वोचं यः पार्थिवानि विममेरजांसि |
viṣṇornu kaṃ vīryāṇi pra vocaṃ yaḥ pārthivāni vimamerajāṃsi |
1. I WILL declare the mighty deeds of Viṣṇu, of him who measured out the earthly regions,
1.154.2
यो अस्कभायदुत्तरं सधस्थं विचक्रमाणस्त्रेधोरुगायः ||
yo askabhāyaduttaraṃ sadhasthaṃ vicakramāṇastredhorughāyaḥ ||
Who propped the highest place of congregation, thrice setting down his footstep, widely striding.
1.154.3
पर तद विष्णु सतवते वीर्येण मर्गो न भीमः कुचरो गिरिष्ठाः |
pra tad viṣṇu stavate vīryeṇa mṛgho na bhīmaḥ kucaro ghiriṣṭhāḥ |
2 For this his mighty deed is Viṣṇu lauded, like some wild beast, dread, prowling, mountain-roaming;
1.154.4
यस्योरुषु तरिषु विक्रमणेष्वधिक्षियन्ति भुवनानि विश्वा ||
yasyoruṣu triṣu vikramaṇeṣvadhikṣiyanti bhuvanāni viśvā ||
He within whose three wide-extended paces all living creatures have their habitation.
1.154.5
पर विष्णवे शूषमेतु मन्म गिरिक्षित उरुगायाय वर्ष्णे |
pra viṣṇave śūṣametu manma ghirikṣita urughāyāya vṛṣṇe |
3 Let the hymn lift itself as strength to Viṣṇu, the Bull far-striding, dwelling on the mountains,
1.154.6
य इदं दीर्घं परयतं सधस्थमेको विममे तरिभिरित पदेभिः ||
ya idaṃ dīrghaṃ prayataṃ sadhasthameko vimame tribhirit padebhiḥ ||
Him who alone with triple step hath measured this common dwelling-place, long, far extended.
1.154.7
यस्य तरी पूर्णा मधुना पदान्यक्षीयमाणा सवधयामदन्ति |
yasya trī pūrṇā madhunā padānyakṣīyamāṇā svadhayāmadanti |
4 Him whose three places that are filled with sweetness, imperishable, joy as it may list them,
1.154.8
य उ तरिधातु पर्तिवीमुत दयामेको दाधार भुवनानि विश्वा ||
ya u tridhātu pṛtivīmuta dyāmeko dādhāra bhuvanāni viśvā ||
Who verily alone upholds the threefold, the earth, the heaven, and all living creatures.
1.154.9
तदस्य परियमभि पाथो अश्यां नरो यत्र देवयवो मदन्ति |
tadasya priyamabhi pātho aśyāṃ naro yatra devayavo madanti |
5 May I attain to that his well-loved mansion where men devoted to the Gods are happy.
1.154.10
उरुक्रमस्य स हि बन्धुरित्था विष्णोः पदे परमे मध्व उत्सः ||
urukramasya sa hi bandhuritthā viṣṇoḥ pade parame madhva utsaḥ ||
For there springs, close akin to the Wide-Strider, the well of meath in Viṣṇu's highest footstep.
1.154.11
ता वं वास्तून्युश्मसि गमध्यै यत्र गावो भूरिश्र्ङगायासः |
tā vaṃ vāstūnyuśmasi ghamadhyai yatra ghāvo bhūriśṛṅghāayāsaḥ |
6 Fain would we go unto your dwelling-places where there are many-horned and nimble oxen,
1.154.12
अत्राह तदुरुगायस्य वर्ष्णः परमं पदमव भाति भूरि ||
atrāha tadurughāyasya vṛṣṇaḥ paramaṃ padamava bhāti bhūri ||
For mightily, there, shineth down upon us the widely-striding Bull's sublimest mansion.