Rig Veda Chapter 5 Hymn 18

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5.18.1
परातर अग्निः पुरुप्रियो विश सतवेतातिथिः |
prātar aghniḥ purupriyo viśa stavetātithiḥ |
1. AT dawn let Agni, much-beloved guest of the house, be glorified;
5.18.2
विश्वानि यो अमर्त्यो हव्या मर्तेषु रण्यति ||
viśvāni yo amartyo havyā marteṣu raṇyati ||
Immortal who delights in all oblations brought by mortal men.
5.18.3
दविताय मर्क्तवाहसे सवस्य दक्षस्य मंहना |
dvitāya mṛktavāhase svasya dakṣasya maṃhanā |
2 For Dvita who receives through wealth of native strength maimed offerings,
5.18.4
इन्दुं स धत्त आनुषक सतोता चित ते अमर्त्य ||
induṃ sa dhatta ānuṣak stotā cit te amartya ||
Thy praiser even gains at once the Soma-drops, Immortal Gods!
5.18.5
तं वो दीर्घायुशोचिषं गिरा हुवे मघोनाम |
taṃ vo dīrghāyuśociṣaṃ ghirā huve maghonām |
3 Nobles, with song I call that car of yours that shines with lengthened life,
5.18.6
अरिष्टो येषां रथो वय अश्वदावन्न ईयते ||
ariṣṭo yeṣāṃ ratho vy aśvadāvann īyate ||
For, God who givest steeds! that car hither and thither goes unharmed.
5.18.7
चित्रा वा येषु दीधितिर आसन्न उक्था पान्ति ये |
citrā vā yeṣu dīdhitir āsann ukthā pānti ye |
4 They who have varied ways of thought, who guard the lauds within their lips,
5.18.8
सतीर्णम बर्हिः सवर्णरे शरवांसि दधिरे परि ||
stīrṇam barhiḥ svarṇare śravāṃsi dadhire pari ||
And strew the grass before the light, have decked themselves with high renown.
5.18.9
ये मे पञ्चाशतं ददुर अश्वानां सधस्तुति |
ye me pañcāśataṃ dadur aśvānāṃ sadhastuti |
5 Immortal Agni, give the chiefs, heroes who institute the rite,
5.18.10
दयुमद अग्ने महि शरवो बर्हत कर्धि मघोनां नर्वद अम्र्त नर्णाम ||
dyumad aghne mahi śravo bṛhat kṛdhi maghonāṃ nṛvad amṛta nṛṇām ||
Heroes’ illustrious, lofty fame, who at the synod met for praise presented me with fifty steeds.