Rig Veda Chapter 10 Hymn 154

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10.154.1
सोम एकेभ्यः पवते घर्तमेक उपासते |
soma ekebhyaḥ pavate ghṛtameka upāsate |
1. FOR some is Soma purified, some sit by sacrificial oil:
10.154.2
येभ्यो मधुप्रधावति तांश्चिदेवापि गछतात ||
yebhyo madhupradhāvati tāṃścidevāpi ghachatāt ||
To those for whom the meath flows forth, even to those let him depart.
10.154.3
तपसा ये अनाध्र्ष्यास्तपसा ये सवर्ययुः |
tapasā ye anādhṛṣyāstapasā ye svaryayuḥ |
2 Invincible through Fervour, those whom Fervour hath advanced to heaven,
10.154.4
तपो येचक्रिरे महस्तांश्चिदेवापि गछतात ||
tapo yecakrire mahastāṃścidevāpi ghachatāt ||
Who showed great Fervour in their lives, -even to those let him depart.
10.154.5
ये युध्यन्ते परधनेषु शूरासो ये तनूत्यजः |
ye yudhyante pradhaneṣu śūrāso ye tanūtyajaḥ |
3 The heroes who contend in war and boldly cast their lives away,
10.154.6
ये वासहस्रदक्षिणास्तांश्चिदेवापि गछतात ||
ye vāsahasradakṣiṇāstāṃścidevāpi ghachatāt ||
Or who give guerdon thousandfold, -even to those let him depart.
10.154.7
ये चित पूर्व रतसाप रतावान रताव्र्धः |
ye cit pūrva ṛtasāpa ṛtāvāna ṛtāvṛdhaḥ |
4 Yea, the first followers of Law, Law's pure and holy strengtheners,
10.154.8
पितॄन तपस्वतोयम तांश्चिदेवापि गछतात ||
pitṝn tapasvatoyama tāṃścidevāpi ghachatāt ||
The Fathers, Yama! Fervour-moved,even to those let him depart.
10.154.9
सहस्रणीथाः कवयो ये गोपायन्ति सूर्यम |
sahasraṇīthāḥ kavayo ye ghopāyanti sūryam |
5 Skilled in a thousand ways and means, the sages who protect the Sun,
10.154.10
रषीन्तपस्वतो यम तपोजानपि गछतात ||
ṛṣīntapasvato yama tapojānapi ghachatāt ||
The Ṛṣis, Yama! Fervour-moved,—even to those let him depart.