Rig Veda Chapter 5 Hymn 14

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5.14.1
अग्निं सतोमेन बोधय समिधानो अमर्त्यम |
aghniṃ stomena bodhaya samidhāno amartyam |
1. ENKINDLING the Immortal, wake Agni with song of praise: may he bear our oblations to the Gods.
5.14.2
हव्या देवेषु नो दधत ||
havyā deveṣu no dadhat ||
2 At high solemnities mortal men glorify him the Immortal, best
5.14.3
तम अध्वरेष्व ईळते देवम मर्ता अमर्त्यम |
tam adhvareṣv īḷate devam martā amartyam |
At sacrifice among mankind.
5.14.4
यजिष्ठम मानुषे जने ||
yajiṣṭham mānuṣe jane ||
3 That he may bear their gifts to heaven, all glorify him Agni, God,
5.14.5
तं हि शश्वन्त ईळते सरुचा देवं घर्तश्चुता |
taṃ hi śaśvanta īḷate srucā devaṃ ghṛtaścutā |
With ladle that distilleth oil.
5.14.6
अग्निं हव्याय वोळ्हवे ||
aghniṃ havyāya voḷhave ||
4 Agni shone bright when born, with light killing the Dasyus and the dark:
5.14.7
अग्निर जातो अरोचत घनन दस्यूञ जयोतिषा तमः |
aghnir jāto arocata ghnan dasyūñ jyotiṣā tamaḥ |
He found the Kine, the Floods, the Sun.
5.14.8
अविन्दद गा अपः सवः ||
avindad ghā apaḥ svaḥ ||
5 Serve Agni, God adorable, the Sage whose back is balmed with oil:
5.14.9
अग्निम ईळेन्यं कविं घर्तप्र्ष्ठं सपर्यत |
aghnim īḷenyaṃ kaviṃ ghṛtapṛṣṭhaṃ saparyata |
Let him approach, and hear my call.
5.14.10
वेतु मे शर्णवद धवम ||
vetu me śṛṇavad dhavam ||
6 They have exalted Agni, God of all mankind, with oil and hymns
5.14.11
अग्निं घर्तेन वाव्र्धु सतोमेभिर विश्वचर्षणिम |
aghniṃ ghṛtena vāvṛdhu stomebhir viśvacarṣaṇim |
Of praise, devout and eloquent.