Rig Veda Chapter 3 Hymn 58

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3.58.1
धेनुः परत्नस्य काम्यं दुहानान्तः पुत्रश्चरति दक्षिणायाः |
dhenuḥ pratnasya kāmyaṃ duhānāntaḥ putraścarati dakṣiṇāyāḥ |
1. THE Ancient's Milch-cow yields the things we long for: the Son of Dakṣiṇā travels between them.
3.58.2
आ दयोतनिं वहति शुभ्रयामोषस सतोमो अश्विनावजीगः ||
ā dyotaniṃ vahati śubhrayāmoṣasa stomo aśvināvajīghaḥ ||
She with the splendid chariot brings refulgence. The praise of Uṣas hath awoke the Aśvins.
3.58.3
सुयुग वहन्ति परति वां रतेनोर्ध्वा भवन्ति पितरेव मेधाः |
suyugh vahanti prati vāṃ ṛtenordhvā bhavanti pitareva medhāḥ |
2 They bear you hither by well-orderd statute: our sacred offerings rise as if to parents.
3.58.4
जरेथामस्मद वि पणेर्महीषां युवोरवश्चक्र्मा यातमर्वाक ||
jarethāmasmad vi paṇermahīṣāṃ yuvoravaścakṛmā yātamarvāk ||
Destroy in us the counsel of the niggard come hitherward, for we have shown you favour.
3.58.5
सुयुग्भिरश्वैः सुव्र्ता रथेन दस्राविमं शर्णुतं शलोकमद्रेः |
suyughbhiraśvaiḥ suvṛtā rathena dasrāvimaṃ śṛṇutaṃ ślokamadreḥ |
3 With lightly-rolling car and well-yoked horses hear this, the press-stone's song, ye Wonder-Workers.
3.58.6
किमङग वां परत्यवर्तिं गमिष्ठाहुर्विप्रासो अश्विना पुराजाः ||
kimaṅgha vāṃ pratyavartiṃ ghamiṣṭhāhurviprāso aśvinā purājāḥ ||
Have not the sages of old time, ye Aśvins, called you most prompt to come and stay misfortune?
3.58.7
आ मन्येथामा गतं कच्चिदेवैर्विश्वे जनासो अश्विना हवन्ते |
ā manyethāmā ghataṃ kaccidevairviśve janāso aśvinā havante |
4 Remember us, and come to us, for ever men, as their wont is, invocate the Aśvins.
3.58.8
इमा हि वां गोर्जीका मधूनि पर मित्रासो न ददुरुस्रो अग्रे ||
imā hi vāṃ ghoṛjīkā madhūni pra mitrāso na dadurusro aghre ||
Friends as it were have offered you these juices, sweet, blent with milk at the first break of morning.
3.58.9
तिरः पुरू चिदश्विना रजांस्याङगूषो वां मघवाना जनेषु |
tiraḥ purū cidaśvinā rajāṃsyāṅghūṣo vāṃ maghavānā janeṣu |
5 Even through many regions, O ye Aśvins high praise is yours among mankind, ye Mighty-
3.58.10
एह यातं पथिभिर्देवयानैर्दस्राविमे वां निधयो मधूनाम ||
eha yātaṃ pathibhirdevayānairdasrāvime vāṃ nidhayo madhūnām ||
Come, helpers, on the paths which Gods have travelled: here your libations of sweet meath are ready.
3.58.11
पुराणमोकः सख्यं शिवं वां युवोर्नरा दरविणं जह्नाव्याम |
purāṇamokaḥ sakhyaṃ śivaṃ vāṃ yuvornarā draviṇaṃ jahnāvyām |
6 Ancient your home, auspicious is your friendship: Heroes, your wealth is with the house of Jahnu.
3.58.12
पुनः कर्ण्वानाः सख्या शिवानि मध्वा मदेमसह नू समानाः ||
punaḥ kṛṇvānāḥ sakhyā śivāni madhvā mademasaha nū samānāḥ ||
Forming again with you auspicious friendship, let us rejoice with draughts of meath together.
3.58.13
अश्विना वायुना युवं सुदक्षा नियुद्भिष च सजोषसा युवाना |
aśvinā vāyunā yuvaṃ sudakṣā niyudbhiṣ ca sajoṣasā yuvānā |
7 O Aśvins, Very Mighty ones, with Vāyu and with his steeds, one-minded, ever-youthful,
3.58.14
नासत्या तिरोह्न्यं जुषाणा सोमं पिबतमस्रिधा सुदानू ||
nāsatyā tiroahnyaṃ juṣāṇā somaṃ pibatamasridhā sudānū ||
Nāsatyas, joying in the third day's Soma, drink it, not hostile, Very Bounteous Givers.
3.58.15
अश्विना परि वामिषः पुरूचीरीयुर्गीर्भिर्यतमाना अम्र्ध्राः |
aśvinā pari vāmiṣaḥ purūcīrīyurghīrbhiryatamānā amṛdhrāḥ |
8 Aśvins, to you are brought abundant viands in rivalry with sacred songs, unceasing.
3.58.16
रथो ह वां रतजा अद्रिजूतः परि दयावाप्र्थिवी याति सद्यः ||
ratho ha vāṃ ṛtajā adrijūtaḥ pari dyāvāpṛthivī yāti sadyaḥ ||
Sprung from high Law your car, urged on by press-stones, goes round the earth and heaven in one brief moment.
3.58.17
अश्विना मधुषुत्तमो युवाकुः सोमस्तं पातमा गतं दुरोणे |
aśvinā madhuṣuttamo yuvākuḥ somastaṃ pātamā ghataṃ duroṇe |
9 Aśvins, your Soma sheds delicious sweetness: drink ye thereof and come unto our dwelling.
3.58.18
रथो ह वां भूरि वर्पः करिक्रत सुतावतो निष्क्र्तमागमिष्ठः ||
ratho ha vāṃ bhūri varpaḥ karikrat sutāvato niṣkṛtamāghamiṣṭhaḥ ||
Your car, assuming many a shape, most often goes to the Soma-presser's place of meeting.