Rig Veda Chapter 1 Hymn 66

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1.66.1
रयिर्न चित्रा सूरो न सन्द्र्गायुर्न पराणो नित्यो नसूनुः |
rayirna citrā sūro na sandṛghāyurna prāṇo nityo nasūnuḥ |
1. LIKE the Sun's glance, like wealth of varied sort, like breath which is the life, like one's own son,
1.66.2
तक्वा न भूर्णिर्वना सिषक्ति पयो न धेनुः शुचिर्विभावा ||
takvā na bhūrṇirvanā siṣakti payo na dhenuḥ śucirvibhāvā ||
Like a swift bird, a cow who yields her milk, pure and refulgent to the wood he speeds.
1.66.3
दाधार कषेममोको न रण्वो यवो न पक्वो जेता जनानाम |
dādhāra kṣemamoko na raṇvo yavo na pakvo jetā janānām |
2 He offers safety like a pleasant home, like ripened corn, the Conqueror of men.
1.66.4
रषिर्न सतुभ्वा विक्षु परशस्तो वाजी न परीतो वयोदधति ||
ṛṣirna stubhvā vikṣu praśasto vājī na prīto vayodadhati ||
Like a Seer lauding, famed among the folk; like a steed friendly he vouchsafes us power.
1.66.5
दुरोकशोचिः करतुर्न नित्यो जायेव योनावरं विश्वस्मै |
durokaśociḥ kraturna nityo jāyeva yonāvaraṃ viśvasmai |
3 With flame insatiate, like eternal might; caring for each one like a dame at home;
1.66.6
चित्रो यदभ्राट छवेतो न विक्षु रथो न रुक्मी तवेषः समत्सु ||
citro yadabhrāṭ chveto na vikṣu ratho na rukmī tveṣaḥ samatsu ||
Bright when he shines forth, whitish mid the folk, like a car, gold-decked, thundering to the fight.
1.66.7
सेनेव सर्ष्टामं दधात्यस्तुर्न दिद्युत तवेषप्रतीका |
seneva sṛṣṭāmaṃ dadhātyasturna didyut tveṣapratīkā |
4 He strikes with terror like a dart shot forth, e’en like an archer's arrow tipped with flame;
1.66.8
यमो ह जातो यमो जनित्वं जारः कनीनां पतिर्जनीनाम ||
yamo ha jāto yamo janitvaṃ jāraḥ kanīnāṃ patirjanīnām ||
Master of present and of future life, the maidens’ lover and the matrons’ Lord.
1.66.9
तं वश्चराथा वयं वसत्यास्तं न गावो नक्षन्त इद्धम |
taṃ vaścarāthā vayaṃ vasatyāstaṃ na ghāvo nakṣanta iddham |
5 To him lead all your ways: may we attain the kindled God as cows their home at eve.
1.66.10
सिन्धुर्न कषोदः पर नीचीरैनोन नवन्त गावः सवर्द्र्शीके ||
sindhurna kṣodaḥ pra nīcīrainon navanta ghāvaḥ svardṛśīke ||
He drives the flames below as floods their swell: the rays rise up to the fair place of heaven.