Rig Veda Chapter 10 Hymn 151

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10.151.1
शरद्धयाग्निः समिध्यते शरद्धय हुयते हविः |
śraddhayāghniḥ samidhyate śraddhaya huyate haviḥ |
1. By Faith is Agni kindled, through Faith is oblation offered up.
10.151.2
शरद्धां भगस्य मूर्धनि वचसा वेदयमसि ||
śraddhāṃ bhaghasya mūrdhani vacasā vedayamasi ||
We celebrate with praises Faith upon the height of happiness.
10.151.3
परियं शरद्धे ददतः परियं शरद्द्ते दिदासतः |
priyaṃ śraddhe dadataḥ priyaṃ śraddte didāsataḥ |
2 Bless thou the man who gives, O Faith; Faith, bless the man who fain would give.
10.151.4
परियम्भोजेषु यज्वस्विदं म उदितं कर्धि ||
priyambhojeṣu yajvasvidaṃ ma uditaṃ kṛdhi ||
Bless thou the liberal worshippers: bless thou the word that I have said.
10.151.5
यथा देव असुरेषु शरद्धामुग्रेषु चक्रिरे |
yathā deva asureṣu śraddhāmughreṣu cakrire |
3 Even as the Deities maintained Faith in the mighty Asuras,
10.151.6
एवम्भोजेषु यज्वस्वस्माकमुदितं कर्धि ||
evambhojeṣu yajvasvasmākamuditaṃ kṛdhi ||
So make this uttered wish of mine true for the liberal worshippers.
10.151.7
शरद्धां देवा यजमाना वायुगोपा उपासते |
śraddhāṃ devā yajamānā vāyughopā upāsate |
4 Guarded by Vāyu, Gods and men who sacrifice draw near to Faith.
10.151.8
शरद्धांह्र्दय्ययाकूत्या शरद्धया विन्दते वसु ||
śraddhāṃhṛdayyayākūtyā śraddhayā vindate vasu ||
Man winneth Faith by yearnings of the heart, and opulence by Faith.
10.151.9
शरद्धां परातै हवामहे शरद्धां मध्यन्दिनं परि |
śraddhāṃ prātai havāmahe śraddhāṃ madhyandinaṃ pari |
5 Faith in the early morning, Faith at noonday will we invocate,
10.151.10
शरद्धां सूर्यस्य निम्रुचि शरद्धे शरद धापयेह नः ||
śraddhāṃ sūryasya nimruci śraddhe śrad dhāpayeha naḥ ||
Faith at the setting of the Sun. O Faith, endow us with belief.