Rig Veda Chapter 10 Hymn 19

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10.19.1
नि वर्तध्वं मानु गातास्मान सिषक्त रेवतीः |
ni vartadhvaṃ mānu ghātāsmān siṣakta revatīḥ |
1. TURN, go not farther on your way: visit us, O ye Wealthy Ones.
10.19.2
अग्नीषोमापुनर्वसू अस्मे धारयतं रयिम ||
aghnīṣomāpunarvasū asme dhārayataṃ rayim ||
Agni and Soma, ye who bring riches again, secure us wealth.
10.19.3
पुनरेना नि वर्तय पुनरेना नया कुरु |
punarenā ni vartaya punarenā nyā kuru |
2 Make these return to us again, bring them beside us once again.
10.19.4
इन्द्र एणा नियछत्वग्निरेना उपाजतु ||
indra eṇā niyachatvaghnirenā upājatu ||
May. Indra give them back to us, and Agni drive them hither-ward.
10.19.5
पुनरेता नि वर्तन्तामस्मिन पुष्यन्तु गोपतौ |
punaretā ni vartantāmasmin puṣyantu ghopatau |
3 Let them return to us again: under this herdsman let them feed.
10.19.6
इहैवाग्नेनि धारयेह तिष्ठतु या रयिः ||
ihaivāghneni dhārayeha tiṣṭhatu yā rayiḥ ||
Do thou, O Agni, keep them here, and let the wealth we have remain.
10.19.7
यन नियानं नययनं संज्ञानं यत परायणम |
yan niyānaṃ nyayanaṃ saṃjñānaṃ yat parāyaṇam |
4 1 call upon their herdsman, him who knoweth well their coming nigh,
10.19.8
आवर्तनं निवर्तनं यो गोपा अपि तं हुवे ||
āvartanaṃ nivartanaṃ yo ghopā api taṃ huve ||
Their parting and their home-return, and watcheth their approach and rest.
10.19.9
य उदानड वययनं य उदानट परायणम |
ya udānaḍ vyayanaṃ ya udānaṭ parāyaṇam |
5 Yea, let the herdsman, too, return, who marketh well their driving-forth;
10.19.10
आवर्तनंनिवर्तनमपि गोपा नि वर्तताम ||
āvartanaṃnivartanamapi ghopā ni vartatām ||
Marketh their wandering away, their turning back and coming home.
10.19.11
आ निवर्त नि वर्तय पुनर्न इन्द्र गा देहि |
ā nivarta ni vartaya punarna indra ghā dehi |
6 Home-leader, lead them home to us; Indra, restore to us our kine:
10.19.12
जीवाभिर्भुनजामहै ||
jīvābhirbhunajāmahai ||
We will rejoice in them alive.
10.19.13
परि वो विश्वतो दध ऊर्जा घर्तेन पयसा |
pari vo viśvato dadha ūrjā ghṛtena payasā |
7 1 offer you on every side butter and milk and strengthening food.
10.19.14
ये देवाः केच यज्ञियास्ते रय्या सं सर्जन्तु नः ||
ye devāḥ keca yajñiyāste rayyā saṃ sṛjantu naḥ ||
May all the Holy Deities pour down on us a flood of wealth.
10.19.15
आ निवर्तन वर्तय नि निवर्तन वर्तय |
ā nivartana vartaya ni nivartana vartaya |
8 O thou Home-leader, lead them home, restore them thou who bringest home.
10.19.16
भूम्याश्चतस्रःप्रदिशस्ताभ्य एना नि वर्तय ||
bhūmyāścatasraḥpradiśastābhya enā ni vartaya ||
Four are the quarters of the earth; from these bring back to us our kine,