Rig Veda Chapter 1 Hymn 74

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1.74.1
उपप्रयन्तो अध्वरं मन्त्रं वोचेमाग्नये |
upaprayanto adhvaraṃ mantraṃ vocemāghnaye |
1. As forth to sacrifice we go, a hymn to a hymn let us say,
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आरे अस्मे च शर्ण्वते ||
āre asme ca śṛṇvate ||
Who hears us even when afar;
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यः सनीहितीषु पूर्व्यः संजग्मानासु कर्ष्टिषु |
yaḥ snīhitīṣu pūrvyaḥ saṃjaghmānāsu kṛṣṭiṣu |
2 Who, from of old, in carnage, when the people gathered, hath preserved
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अरक्षद दाशुषे गयम ||
arakṣad dāśuṣe ghayam ||
His household for the worshipper.
1.74.5
उत बरुवन्तु जन्तव उदग्निर्व्र्त्रहाजनि |
uta bruvantu jantava udaghnirvṛtrahājani |
3 And let men say, Agni is born, e’en he who slayeth Vṛtra, he
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धनंजयो रणे-रणे ||
dhanaṃjayo raṇe-raṇe ||
Who winneth wealth in every fight.
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यस्य दूतो असि कषये वेषि हव्यानि वीतये |
yasya dūto asi kṣaye veṣi havyāni vītaye |
4 Him in whose house an envoy thou lovest to taste his offered gifts,
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दस्मत कर्णोष्यध्वरम ||
dasmat kṛṇoṣyadhvaram ||
And strengthenest his sacrifice,
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तमित सुहव्यमङगिरः सुदेवं सहसो यहो |
tamit suhavyamaṅghiraḥ sudevaṃ sahaso yaho |
5 Him, Aṅgiras, thou Son of Strength, all men call happy in his God,
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जना आहुः सुबर्हिषम ||
janā āhuḥ subarhiṣam ||
His offerings, and his sacred grass.
1.74.11
आ च वहासि तानिह देवानुप परशस्तये |
ā ca vahāsi tāniha devānupa praśastaye |
6 Hitherward shalt thou bring these Gods to our laudation and to taste.
1.74.12
हव्या सुश्चन्द्र वीतये ||
havyā suścandra vītaye ||
These offered gifts, fair-shining One.
1.74.13
न योरुपब्दिरश्व्यः शर्ण्वे रथस्य कच्चन |
na yorupabdiraśvyaḥ śṛṇve rathasya kaccana |
7 When, Agni, on thine embassage thou goest not a sound is heard of steed or straining of thy car.
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यदग्नेयासि दूत्यम ||
yadaghneyāsi dūtyam ||
8 Aided by thee uninjured, strong, one after other, goes he forth:
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तवोतो वाज्यह्रयो.अभि पूर्वस्मादपरः |
tvoto vājyahrayo.abhi pūrvasmādaparaḥ |
Agni, the offerer forward steps.
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पर दाश्वानग्ने अस्थात ||
pra dāśvānaghne asthāt ||
9 And splendid strength, heroic, high, Agni, thou grantest from the Gods,
1.74.17
उत दयुमत सुवीर्यं बर्हदग्ने विवाससि |
uta dyumat suvīryaṃ bṛhadaghne vivāsasi |
Thou God, to him who offers gifts.