Rig Veda Chapter 4 Hymn 10

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4.10.1
अग्ने तम अद्याश्वं न सतोमैः करतुं न भद्रं हर्दिस्प्र्शम |
aghne tam adyāśvaṃ na stomaiḥ kratuṃ na bhadraṃ hṛdispṛśam |
1. This day with praises, Agni, we bring thee that which thou lovest.
4.10.2
रध्यामा त ओहैः ||
ṛdhyāmā ta ohaiḥ ||
Right judgment, like a horse, with our devotions.
4.10.3
अधा हय अग्ने करतोर भद्रस्य दक्षस्य साधोः |
adhā hy aghne krator bhadrasya dakṣasya sādhoḥ |
2 For thou hast ever been the Car-driver, Agni, of noble
4.10.4
रथीर रतस्य बर्हतो बभूथ ||
rathīr ṛtasya bṛhato babhūtha ||
Strength, lofty sacrifice, and rightful judgment.
4.10.5
एभिर नो अर्कैर भवा नो अर्वाङ सवर ण जयोतिः |
ebhir no arkair bhavā no arvāṅ svar ṇa jyotiḥ |
3 Through these our praises come thou to meet us, bright as the sunlight,
4.10.6
अग्ने विश्वेभिः सुमना अनीकैः ||
aghne viśvebhiḥ sumanā anīkaiḥ ||
O Agni, well disposed, with all thine aspects.
4.10.7
आभिष टे अद्य गीर्भिर गर्णन्तो ऽगने दाशेम |
ābhiṣ ṭe adya ghīrbhir ghṛṇanto 'ghne dāśema |
4 Now may we serve thee singing these lauds this day to thee, Agni.
4.10.8
पर ते दिवो न सतनयन्ति शुष्माः ||
pra te divo na stanayanti śuṣmāḥ ||
Loud as the voice of Heaven thy blasts are roaring.
4.10.9
तव सवादिष्ठाग्ने संद्र्ष्टिर इदा चिद अह्न इदा चिद अक्तोः |
tava svādiṣṭhāghne saṃdṛṣṭir idā cid ahna idā cid aktoḥ |
5 Just at this time of the day and the night thy look is the sweetest:
4.10.10
शरिये रुक्मो न रोचत उपाके ||
śriye rukmo na rocata upāke ||
It shineth near us even as gold for glory.
4.10.11
घर्तं न पूतं तनूर अरेपाः शुचि हिरण्यम |
ghṛtaṃ na pūtaṃ tanūr arepāḥ śuci hiraṇyam |
6 Spotless thy body, brilliant as gold, like clarified butter:
4.10.12
तत ते रुक्मो न रोचत सवधावः ||
tat te rukmo na rocata svadhāvaḥ ||
This gleams like gold on thee, O Self. dependent.
4.10.13
कर्तं चिद धि षमा सनेमि दवेषो ऽगन इनोषि मर्तात |
kṛtaṃ cid dhi ṣmā sanemi dveṣo 'ghna inoṣi martāt |
7 All hate and mischief, yea, if committed, Agni, thou turnest,
4.10.14
इत्था यजमानाद रतावः ||
itthā yajamānād ṛtāvaḥ ||
Holy One, from the man who rightly worships.
4.10.15
शिवा नः सख्या सन्तु भरात्राग्ने देवेषु युष्मे |
śivā naḥ sakhyā santu bhrātrāghne deveṣu yuṣme |
8 Agni, with you Gods, prosperous be our friendships and kinships.
4.10.16
सा नो नाभिः सदने सस्मिन्न ऊधन ||
sā no nābhiḥ sadane sasminn ūdhan ||
Be this our bond here by this place, thine altar.