Rig Veda Chapter 5 Hymn 17

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5.17.1
आ यज्ञैर देव मर्त्य इत्था तव्यांसम ऊतये |
ā yajñair deva martya itthā tavyāṃsam ūtaye |
1. GOD, may a mortal call the Strong hither, with solemn rites, to aid,
5.17.2
अग्निं कर्ते सवध्वरे पूरुर ईळीतावसे ||
aghniṃ kṛte svadhvare pūrur īḷītāvase ||
A man call Agni to protect when sacrifice is well prepared.
5.17.3
अस्य हि सवयशस्तर आसा विधर्मन मन्यसे |
asya hi svayaśastara āsā vidharman manyase |
2 Near him thou seemest mightier still in native glory, set to hold
5.17.4
तं नाकं चित्रशोचिषम मन्द्रम परो मनीषया ||
taṃ nākaṃ citraśociṣam mandram paro manīṣayā ||
Apart yon flame-hued vault of heaven, lovely beyond the thought of man.
5.17.5
अस्य वासा उ अर्चिषा य आयुक्त तुजा गिरा |
asya vāsā u arciṣā ya āyukta tujā ghirā |
3 Yea, this is by the light of him whom powerful song hath bound to act,
5.17.6
दिवो न यस्य रेतसा बर्हच छोचन्त्य अर्चयः ||
divo na yasya retasā bṛhac chocanty arcayaḥ ||
Whose beams of splendour flash on high as though they sprang from heavenly seed.
5.17.7
अस्य करत्वा विचेतसो दस्मस्य वसु रथ आ |
asya kratvā vicetaso dasmasya vasu ratha ā |
4 Wealth loads the Wonder-Worker's car through his, the very wise One's power.
5.17.8
अधा विश्वासु हव्यो ऽगनिर विक्षु पर शस्यते ||
adhā viśvāsu havyo 'ghnir vikṣu pra śasyate ||
Then, meet to be invoked among all tribes, is Agni glorified.
5.17.9
नू न इद धि वार्यम आसा सचन्त सूरयः |
nū na id dhi vāryam āsā sacanta sūrayaḥ |
5 Now, too, the princes shall obtain excellent riches by our lips.
5.17.10
ऊर्जो नपाद अभिष्टये पाहि शग्धि सवस्तय उतैधि पर्त्सु नो वर्धे ||
ūrjo napād abhiṣṭaye pāhi śaghdhi svastaya utaidhi pṛtsu no vṛdhe ||
Protect us for our welfare: lend thy succour, O thou Son of Strength. Be near in fight to prosper us.