Rig Veda Chapter 1 Hymn 172

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1.172.1
चित्रो वो.अस्तु यामश्चित्र ऊती सुदानवः |
citro vo.astu yāmaścitra ūtī sudānavaḥ |
1. WONDERFUL let your coming be, wondrous with help, ye Bounteous Ones,
1.172.2
मरुतो अहिभानवः ||
maruto ahibhānavaḥ ||
Maruts, who gleam as serpents gleam.
1.172.3
आरे सा वः सुदानवो मरुत रञ्जती शरुः |
āre sā vaḥ sudānavo maruta ṛñjatī śaruḥ |
2 Far be from us, O Maruts, ye free givers, your impetuous shaft;
1.172.4
आरे अश्मा यमस्यथ ||
āre aśmā yamasyatha ||
Far from us be the stone ye hurl.
1.172.5
तर्णस्कन्दस्य नु विशः परि वर्ङकत सुदानवः |
tṛṇaskandasya nu viśaḥ pari vṛṅkta sudānavaḥ |
3 O Bounteous Givers, touch ye not, O Maruts, Tṛṇskanda's folk;
1.172.6
ऊर्ध्वान नः कर्त जीवसे ||
ūrdhvān naḥ karta jīvase ||
Lift ye us up that we may live.