Rig Veda Chapter 5 Hymn 77

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5.77.1
परातर्यावाणा परथमा यजध्वम पुरा गर्ध्राद अररुषः पिबातः |
prātaryāvāṇā prathamā yajadhvam purā ghṛdhrād araruṣaḥ pibātaḥ |
1. FIRST worship those who come at early morning: let the Twain drink before the giftless niggard.
5.77.2
परातर हि यज्ञम अश्विना दधाते पर शंसन्ति कवयः पूर्वभाजः ||
prātar hi yajñam aśvinā dadhāte pra śaṃsanti kavayaḥ pūrvabhājaḥ ||
The Aśvins claim the sacrifice at daybreak: the sages yielding the first share extol them.
5.77.3
परातर यजध्वम अश्विना हिनोत न सायम अस्ति देवया अजुष्टम |
prātar yajadhvam aśvinā hinota na sāyam asti devayā ajuṣṭam |
2 Worship at dawn and instigate the Aśvins: nor is the worshipper at eve rejected.
5.77.4
उतान्यो अस्मद यजते वि चावः पूर्वः-पूर्वो यजमानो वनीयान ||
utānyo asmad yajate vi cāvaḥ pūrvaḥ-pūrvo yajamāno vanīyān ||
Besides ourselves another craves and worships: each first in worship is most highly favoured.
5.77.5
हिरण्यत्वङ मधुवर्णो घर्तस्नुः पर्क्षो वहन्न आ रथो वर्तते वाम |
hiraṇyatvaṅ madhuvarṇo ghṛtasnuḥ pṛkṣo vahann ā ratho vartate vām |
3 Covered with gold, meath-tinted, dropping fatness, your chariot with its freight of food comes hither,
5.77.6
मनोजवा अश्विना वातरंहा येनातियाथो दुरितानि विश्वा ||
manojavā aśvinā vātaraṃhā yenātiyātho duritāni viśvā ||
Swift as thought, Aśvins, rapid as the tempest, wherewith ye travel over all obstructions.
5.77.7
यो भूयिष्ठं नासत्याभ्यां विवेष चनिष्ठम पित्वो ररते विभागे |
yo bhūyiṣṭhaṃ nāsatyābhyāṃ viveṣa caniṣṭham pitvo rarate vibhāghe |
4 He who hath served most often the Nāsatyas, and gives the sweetest food at distribution,
5.77.8
स तोकम अस्य पीपरच छमीभिर अनूर्ध्वभासः सदम इत तुतुर्यात ||
sa tokam asya pīparac chamībhir anūrdhvabhāsaḥ sadam it tuturyāt ||
Furthers with his own holy works his offspring, and ever passes those whose flames ascend not.
5.77.9
सम अश्विनोर अवसा नूतनेन मयोभुवा सुप्रणीती गमेम |
sam aśvinor avasā nūtanena mayobhuvā supraṇītī ghamema |
5 May we obtain the Aśvins' newest favour, and gain their health-bestowing happy guidance.
5.77.10
आ नो रयिं वहतम ओत वीरान आ विश्वान्य अम्र्ता सौभगानि ||
ā no rayiṃ vahatam ota vīrān ā viśvāny amṛtā saubhaghāni ||
Bring riches hither unto us, and heroes, and all felicity and joy, Immortals!