Rig Veda Chapter 5 Hymn 21

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5.21.1
मनुष्वत तवा नि धीमहि मनुष्वत सम इधीमहि |
manuṣvat tvā ni dhīmahi manuṣvat sam idhīmahi |
1. WE stablish thee as Manus used, as Manus used we kindle thee.
5.21.2
अग्ने मनुष्वद अङगिरो देवान देवयते यज ||
aghne manuṣvad aṅghiro devān devayate yaja ||
Like Manus, for the pious man , Aṅgiras, Agni, worship Gods.
5.21.3
तवं हि मानुषे जने ऽगने सुप्रीत इध्यसे |
tvaṃ hi mānuṣe jane 'ghne suprīta idhyase |
2 For well, O Agni, art thou pleased when thou art kindled mid mankind.
5.21.4
सरुचस तवा यन्त्य आनुषक सुजात सर्पिरासुते ||
srucas tvā yanty ānuṣak sujāta sarpirāsute ||
Straight go the ladles unto thee, thou highborn God whose food is oil.
5.21.5
तवां विश्वे सजोषसो देवासो दूतम अक्रत |
tvāṃ viśve sajoṣaso devāso dūtam akrata |
3 Thee have all Gods of one accord established as their messenger.
5.21.6
सपर्यन्तस तवा कवे यज्ञेषु देवम ईळते ||
saparyantas tvā kave yajñeṣu devam īḷate ||
Serving at sacrifices men adore thee as a God, O Sage.
5.21.7
देवं वो देवयज्ययाग्निम ईळीत मर्त्यः |
devaṃ vo devayajyayāghnim īḷīta martyaḥ |
4 Let mortal man adore your God, Agni, with worship due to Gods.
5.21.8
समिद्धः शुक्र दीदिह्य रतस्य योनिम आसदः ससस्य योनिम आसदः ||
samiddhaḥ śukra dīdihy ṛtasya yonim āsadaḥ sasasya yonim āsadaḥ ||
Shine forth enkindled, Radiant One. Sit in the chamber of the Law, sit in the chamber of the food.