Rig Veda Chapter 1 Hymn 190

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1.190.1
अनर्वाणं वर्षभं मन्द्रजिह्वं बर्हस्पतिं वर्धया नव्यमर्कैः |
anarvāṇaṃ vṛṣabhaṃ mandrajihvaṃ bṛhaspatiṃ vardhayā navyamarkaiḥ |
1. GLORIFY thou Bṛhaspati, the scatheless, who must be praised with hymns, sweet-tongued and mighty,
1.190.2
गाथान्यः सुरुचो यस्य देवा आश्र्ण्वन्ति नवमानस्य मर्ताः ||
ghāthānyaḥ suruco yasya devā āśṛṇvanti navamānasya martāḥ ||
To whom as leader of the song, resplendent, worthy of lauds, both Gods and mortals listen.
1.190.3
तं रत्विया उप वाचः सचन्ते सर्गो न यो देवयतामसर्जि |
taṃ ṛtviyā upa vācaḥ sacante sargho na yo devayatāmasarji |
2 On him wait songs according to the season even as a stream of pious men set moving.
1.190.4
बर्हस्पतिः स हयञ्जो वरांसि विभ्वाभवत सं रते मातरिश्वा ||
bṛhaspatiḥ sa hyañjo varāṃsi vibhvābhavat saṃ ṛte mātariśvā ||
Bṛhaspati—for he laid out the expanses—was, at the sacrifice, vast Mātariśvan.
1.190.5
उपस्तुतिं नमस उद्यतिं च शलोकं यंसत सवितेव पर बाहू |
upastutiṃ namasa udyatiṃ ca ślokaṃ yaṃsat saviteva pra bāhū |
3 The praise, the verse that offers adoration, may he bring forth, as the Sun sends his arms out,
1.190.6
अस्य करत्वाहन्यो यो अस्ति मर्गो न भीमो अरक्षसस्तुविष्मान ||
asya kratvāhanyo yo asti mṛgho na bhīmo arakṣasastuviṣmān ||
He who gives daily light through this God's wisdom, strong as a dread wild beast, and inoffensive.
1.190.7
अस्य शलोको दिवीयते पर्थिव्यामत्यो न यंसद यक्षभ्र्द विचेताः |
asya śloko divīyate pṛthivyāmatyo na yaṃsad yakṣabhṛd vicetāḥ |
4 His song of praise pervades the earth and heaven: let the wise worshipper draw it, like a courser.
1.190.8
मर्गाणां न हेतयो यन्ति चेमा बर्हस्पतेरहिमायानभि दयून ||
mṛghāṇāṃ na hetayo yanti cemā bṛhaspaterahimāyānabhi dyūn ||
These of Bṛhaspati, like hunters' arrows, go to the skies that change their hue like serpents.
1.190.9
ये तवा देवोस्रिकं मन्यमानाः पापा भद्रमुपजीवन्ति पज्राः |
ye tvā devosrikaṃ manyamānāḥ pāpā bhadramupajīvanti pajrāḥ |
5 Those, God, who count thee as a worthless bullock, and, wealthy sinners, live on thee the Bounteous,—
1.190.10
न दूढ्ये अनु ददासि वामं बर्हस्पते चयस इत पियारुम ||
na dūḍhye anu dadāsi vāmaṃ bṛhaspate cayasa it piyārum ||
On fools like these no blessing thou bestowest: Bṛhaspati, thou punishest the spiteful.
1.190.11
सुप्रैतुः सूयवसो न पन्था दुर्नियन्तुः परिप्रीतो न मित्रः |
supraituḥ sūyavaso na panthā durniyantuḥ pariprīto na mitraḥ |
6 Like a fair path is he, where grass is pleasant, though hard to win, a Friend beloved most early.
1.190.12
अनर्वाणो अभि ये चक्षते नो.अपीव्र्ता अपोर्णुवन्तो अस्थुः ||
anarvāṇo abhi ye cakṣate no.apīvṛtā aporṇuvanto asthuḥ ||
Those who unharmed by enemies behold us, while they would make them bare, stood closely compassed.
1.190.13
सं यं सतुभो.अवनयो न यन्ति समुद्रं न सरवतो रोधचक्राः |
saṃ yaṃ stubho.avanayo na yanti samudraṃ na sravato rodhacakrāḥ |
7 He to whom songs of praise go forth like torrents, as rivers eddying under banks flow sea-ward—
1.190.14
स विद्वानुभयं चष्टे अन्तर्ब्र्हस्पतिस्तर आपश्च गर्ध्रः ||
sa vidvānubhayaṃ caṣṭe antarbṛhaspatistara āpaśca ghṛdhraḥ ||
Bṛhaspati the wise, the eager, closely looks upon both, the waters and the vessel.
1.190.15
एवा महस्तुविजातस्तुविष्मान बर्हस्पतिर्व्र्षभो धायि देवः |
evā mahastuvijātastuviṣmān bṛhaspatirvṛṣabho dhāyi devaḥ |
8 So hath Bṛhaspati, great, strong and mighty, the God exceeding powerful, been brought hither.
1.190.16
स न सतुतो वीरवद धातु गोमद वि... ||
sa na stuto vīravad dhātu ghomad vi... ||
May he thus lauded give us kine and horses. May we find strengthening food in full abundance.