Rig Veda Chapter 3 Hymn 16

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3.16.1
अयमग्निः सुवीर्यस्येशे महः सौभगस्य |
ayamaghniḥ suvīryasyeśe mahaḥ saubhaghasya |
1. THIS Agni is the Lord of great felicity and hero Strength;
3.16.2
राय ईशे सवपत्यस्य गोमत ईशे वर्त्रहथानाम ||
rāya īśe svapatyasya ghomata īśe vṛtrahathānām ||
Lord of wealth in herds of kine; Lord of the battles with the foe.
3.16.3
इमं नरो मरुतः सश्चता वर्धं यस्मिन रायः शेव्र्धासः |
imaṃ naro marutaḥ saścatā vṛdhaṃ yasmin rāyaḥ śevṛdhāsaḥ |
2 Wait, Maruts, Heroes, upon him the Prosperer in whom is bliss-increasing wealth;
3.16.4
अभि ये सन्ति पर्तनासु दूढ्यो विश्वाहा शत्रुमादभुः ||
abhi ye santi pṛtanāsu dūḍhyo viśvāhā śatrumādabhuḥ ||
Who in fights ever conquer evil-hearted men, who overcome the enemy.
3.16.5
स तवं नो रायः शिशीहि मीढ्वो अग्ने सुविर्यस्य |
sa tvaṃ no rāyaḥ śiśīhi mīḍhvo aghne suviryasya |
3 As such, O Agni, deal us wealth and hero might, O Bounteous One!
3.16.6
तुविद्युम्न वर्षिष्ठस्य परजावतो.अनमीवस्य शुष्मिणः ||
tuvidyumna varṣiṣṭhasya prajāvato.anamīvasya śuṣmiṇaḥ ||
Most lofty, very glorious, rich in progeny, free from disease and full of power.
3.16.7
चक्रिर्यो विश्वा भुवनाभि सासहिश्चक्रिर्देवेष्वा दुवः |
cakriryo viśvā bhuvanābhi sāsahiścakrirdeveṣvā duvaḥ |
4 He who made all that lives, who passes all in might, who orders service to the Gods,
3.16.8
आ देवेषु यतत आ सुवीर्य आ शंस उत नर्णाम ||
ā deveṣu yatata ā suvīrya ā śaṃsa uta nṛṇām ||
He works among the Gods, he works in hero strength, yea, also in the praise of men.
3.16.9
मा नो अग्ने.अमतये मावीरतायै रीरधः |
mā no aghne.amataye māvīratāyai rīradhaḥ |
5 Give us not up to indigence, Agni, nor want of hero sons,
3.16.10
मागोतायै सहसस पुत्र मा निदे.अप दवेषांस्या कर्धि ||
māghotāyai sahasas putra mā nide.apa dveṣāṃsyā kṛdhi ||
Nor, Son of Strength, to lack of cattle, nor to blame. Drive. thou our enemies away.
3.16.11
शग्धि वाजस्य सुभग परजावतो.अग्ने बर्हतो अध्वरे |
śaghdhi vājasya subhagha prajāvato.aghne bṛhato adhvare |
6 Help us to strength, blest Agni! rich in progeny, abundant, in our sacrifice.
3.16.12
संराया भूयसा सर्ज मयोभुना तुविद्युम्न यशस्वता ||
saṃrāyā bhūyasā sṛja mayobhunā tuvidyumna yaśasvatā ||
Flood us with riches yet more plenteous, bringing weal, with high renown, most Glorious One!