Rig Veda Chapter 5 Hymn 28

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5.28.1
समिद्धो अग्निर दिवि शोचिर अश्रेत परत्यङङ उषसम उर्विया वि भाति |
samiddho aghnir divi śocir aśret pratyaṅṅ uṣasam urviyā vi bhāti |
1. AGNI inflamed hath sent to heaven his lustre: he shines forth widely turning unto Morning.
5.28.2
एति पराची विश्ववारा नमोभिर देवां ईळाना हविषा घर्ताची ||
eti prācī viśvavārā namobhir devāṃ īḷānā haviṣā ghṛtācī ||
Eastward the ladle goes that brings all blessing, praising the Godswith homage and oblation.
5.28.3
समिध्यमानो अम्र्तस्य राजसि हविष कर्ण्वन्तं सचसे सवस्तये |
samidhyamāno amṛtasya rājasi haviṣ kṛṇvantaṃ sacase svastaye |
2 Enkindled, thou art King of the immortal world: him who brings offerings thou attendest for his weal.
5.28.4
विश्वं स धत्ते दरविणं यम इन्वस्य आतिथ्यम अग्ने नि च धत्त इत पुरः ||
viśvaṃ sa dhatte draviṇaṃ yam invasy ātithyam aghne ni ca dhatta it puraḥ ||
He whom thou urgest on makes all possessions his: he sets before thee, Agni, gifts that guests may claim.
5.28.5
अग्ने शर्ध महते सौभगाय तव दयुम्नान्य उत्तमानि सन्तु |
aghne śardha mahate saubhaghāya tava dyumnāny uttamāni santu |
3 Show thyself strong for mighty bliss, O Agni, most excellent be thine effulgent splendours.
5.28.6
सं जास्पत्यं सुयमम आ कर्णुष्व शत्रूयताम अभि तिष्ठा महांसि ||
saṃ jāspatyaṃ suyamam ā kṛṇuṣva śatrūyatām abhi tiṣṭhā mahāṃsi ||
Make easy to maintain our household lordship, and overcome the might of those who hate us.
5.28.7
समिद्धस्य परमहसो ऽगने वन्दे तव शरियम |
samiddhasya pramahaso 'ghne vande tava śriyam |
4 Thy glory, Agni, I adore, kindled, exalted in thy strength.
5.28.8
वर्षभो दयुम्नवां असि सम अध्वरेष्व इध्यसे ||
vṛṣabho dyumnavāṃ asi sam adhvareṣv idhyase ||
A Steer of brilliant splendour, thou art lighted well at sacred rites.
5.28.9
समिद्धो अग्न आहुत देवान यक्षि सवध्वर |
samiddho aghna āhuta devān yakṣi svadhvara |
5 Agni, invoked and kindled, serve the Gods, thou skilled in sacrifice:
5.28.10
तवं हि हव्यवाळ असि ||
tvaṃ hi havyavāḷ asi ||
For thou art bearer of our gifts.
5.28.11
आ जुहोता दुवस्यताग्निम परयत्य अध्वरे |
ā juhotā duvasyatāghnim prayaty adhvare |
6 Invoke and worship Agni while the sacrificial rite proceeds:
5.28.12
वर्णीध्वं हव्यवाहनम ||
vṛṇīdhvaṃ havyavāhanam ||
For offering-bearer choose ye him.