Rig Veda Chapter 3 Hymn 20

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3.20.1
अग्निमुषसमश्विना दधिक्रां वयुष्टिषु हवते वह्निरुक्थैः |
aghnimuṣasamaśvinā dadhikrāṃ vyuṣṭiṣu havate vahnirukthaiḥ |
1. WITH lauds at break of morn the priest invoketh Agni, Dawn, Dadhikrās, and both the Aśvins.
3.20.2
सुज्योतिषो नः शर्ण्वन्तु देवाः सजोषसो अध्वरं वावशानाः ||
sujyotiṣo naḥ śṛṇvantu devāḥ sajoṣaso adhvaraṃ vāvaśānāḥ ||
With one consent the Gods whose light is splendid, longing to taste our sacrifice, shall hear us.
3.20.3
अग्ने तरी ते वाजिना तरी षधस्था तिस्रस्ते जिह्वा रतजात पूर्वीः |
aghne trī te vājinā trī ṣadhasthā tisraste jihvā ṛtajāta pūrvīḥ |
2 Three are thy powers, O Agni, three thy stations, three are thy tongues, yea, many, Child of Order!
3.20.4
तिस्र उ ते तन्वो देववातास्ताभिर्नः पाहि गिरो अप्रयुछन ||
tisra u te tanvo devavātāstābhirnaḥ pāhi ghiro aprayuchan ||
Three bodies hast thou which the Gods delight in: with these protect our hymns with care unceasing.
3.20.5
अग्ने भूरीणि तव जातवेदो देव सवधावो.अम्र्तस्य नाम |
aghne bhūrīṇi tava jātavedo deva svadhāvo.amṛtasya nāma |
3 O Agni, many are the names thou bearest, immortal, God, Divine, and Jātavedas.
3.20.6
याश्च माया मायिनां विश्वमिन्व तवे पूर्वीः सन्दधुःप्र्ष्टबन्धो ||
yāśca māyā māyināṃ viśvaminva tve pūrvīḥ sandadhuḥpṛṣṭabandho ||
And many charms of charmers, All-Inspirer! have they laid in thee, Lord of true attendants!
3.20.7
अग्निर्नेता भग इव कषितीनां दैवीनां देव रतुपा रतावा |
aghnirnetā bhagha iva kṣitīnāṃ daivīnāṃ deva ṛtupā ṛtāvā |
4 Agni, like Bhaga, leads the godly people, he who is true to Law and guards the seasons.
3.20.8
स वर्त्रहा सनयो विश्ववेदाः पर्षद विश्वाति दुरिता गर्णन्तम ||
sa vṛtrahā sanayo viśvavedāḥ parṣad viśvāti duritā ghṛṇantam ||
Ancient, all-knowing, he the Vṛtra-slayer shall bear the singer safe through every trouble.
3.20.9
ददहिक्रामग्निमुषसं च देवीं बर्हस्पतिं सवितारं चदेवम |
dadahikrāmaghnimuṣasaṃ ca devīṃ bṛhaspatiṃ savitāraṃ cadevam |
5 I call on Savitar the God, on Morning, Bṛhaspati, and Dadhikrās, and Agni,
3.20.10
अश्विना मित्रावरुणा भगं च वसून रुद्रानादित्यानिह हुवे ||
aśvinā mitrāvaruṇā bhaghaṃ ca vasūn rudrānādityāniha huve ||
On Varuṇa and Mitra, on the Aśvins, Bhaga, the Vasus, Rudras and Ādityas.