Rig Veda Chapter 10 Hymn 162

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10.162.1
बरह्मणाग्निः संविदानो रक्षोहा बाधतामितः |
brahmaṇāghniḥ saṃvidāno rakṣohā bādhatāmitaḥ |
1. MAY Agni, yielding to our prayer, the Rakṣas-slayer, drive away
10.162.2
अमीवायस्ते गर्भं दुर्णामा योनिमाशये ||
amīvāyaste gharbhaṃ durṇāmā yonimāśaye ||
The malady of evil name that hath beset thy labouring womb.
10.162.3
यस्ते गर्भममीवा दुर्णामा योनिमाशये |
yaste gharbhamamīvā durṇāmā yonimāśaye |
2 Agni, concurring in the prayer, drive off the eater of the flesh,
10.162.4
अग्निष टम्ब्रह्मणा सह निष करव्यादमनीनशत ||
aghniṣ ṭambrahmaṇā saha niṣ kravyādamanīnaśat ||
The malady of evil name that hath attacked thy babe and womb.
10.162.5
यस्ते हन्ति पतयन्तं निषत्स्नुं यः सरीस्र्पम |
yaste hanti patayantaṃ niṣatsnuṃ yaḥ sarīsṛpam |
3 That which destroys the sinking germ, the settled, moving embryo,
10.162.6
जातंयस्ते जिघांसति तमितो नाशयामसि ||
jātaṃyaste jighāṃsati tamito nāśayāmasi ||
That which will kill the babe at birth,—even this will we drive far away.
10.162.7
यस्त ऊरू विहरत्यन्तरा दम्पती शये |
yasta ūrū viharatyantarā dampatī śaye |
4 That which divides thy legs that it may lie between the married pair,
10.162.8
योनिं योन्तरारेळि तमितो नाशयामसि ||
yoniṃ yoantarāreḷi tamito nāśayāmasi ||
That penetrates and licks thy side,—even this will we exterminate.
10.162.9
यस्त्वा भराता पतिर्भूत्वा जारो भूत्वा निपद्यते |
yastvā bhrātā patirbhūtvā jāro bhūtvā nipadyate |
5 What rests by thee in borrowed form of brother, lover, or of lord,
10.162.10
परजां यस्ते जिघांसति तमितो नाशयामसि ||
prajāṃ yaste jighāṃsati tamito nāśayāmasi ||
And would destroy thy Progeny,—even this will we exterminate.
10.162.11
यस्त्वा सवप्नेन तमसा मोहयित्वा निपद्यते |
yastvā svapnena tamasā mohayitvā nipadyate |
6 That which through sleep or darkness hath deceived thee and lies down by thee,
10.162.12
परजां यस्ते जिघांसति तमितो नाशयामसि ||
prajāṃ yaste jighāṃsati tamito nāśayāmasi ||
And will destroy thy progeny,—even this will we exterminate.