Rig Veda Chapter 6 Hymn 54

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6.54.1
सं पूषन विदुषा नय यो अञ्जसानुशासति |
saṃ pūṣan viduṣā naya yo añjasānuśāsati |
1. O PUSAN, bring us to the man who knows, who shall direct us straight,
6.54.2
य एवेदमिति बरवत ||
ya evedamiti bravat ||
And say unto us, It is here.
6.54.3
समु पूष्णा गमेमहि यो गर्हानभिशासति |
samu pūṣṇā ghamemahi yo ghṛhānabhiśāsati |
2 May we go forth with Pūṣan who shall point the houses out to us,
6.54.4
इम एवेति चब्रवत ||
ima eveti cabravat ||
And say to us, These same are they.
6.54.5
पूष्णश्चक्रं न रिष्यति न कोशो.अव पद्यते |
pūṣṇaścakraṃ na riṣyati na kośo.ava padyate |
3 Unharmed is Pūṣan's chariot wheel; the box ne’er falleth to the ground,
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नो अस्य वयथते पविः ||
no asya vyathate paviḥ ||
Nor doth the loosened felIy shake.
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यो अस्मै हविषाविधन न तं पूषापि मर्ष्यते |
yo asmai haviṣāvidhan na taṃ pūṣāpi mṛṣyate |
4 Pūṣan forgetteth not the man who serveth him with offered gift:
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परथमो विदते वसु ||
prathamo vidate vasu ||
That man is first to gather wealth.
6.54.9
पूषा गा अन्वेतु नः पुषा रक्षत्वर्वतः |
pūṣā ghā anvetu naḥ puṣā rakṣatvarvataḥ |
5 May Pūṣan follow near our kine; may Pūṣan keep our horses safe:
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पूषा वाजं सनोतु नः ||
pūṣā vājaṃ sanotu naḥ ||
May Pūṣan gather gear for us.
6.54.11
पूषन्ननु पर गा इहि यजमानस्य सुन्वतः |
pūṣannanu pra ghā ihi yajamānasya sunvataḥ |
6 Follow the kine of him who pours libations out and worships thee;
6.54.12
अस्माकं सतुवतामुत ||
asmākaṃ stuvatāmuta ||
And ours who sing thee songs of praise.
6.54.13
माकिर्नेशन माकीं रिषन माकीं सं शारि केवटे |
mākirneśan mākīṃ riṣan mākīṃ saṃ śāri kevaṭe |
7 Let none be lost, none injured, none sink in a pit and break a limb.
6.54.14
अथारिष्टाभिरा गहि ||
athāriṣṭābhirā ghahi ||
Return with these all safe and sound.
6.54.15
शर्ण्वन्तं पूषणं वयमिर्यमनष्टवेदसम |
śṛṇvantaṃ pūṣaṇaṃ vayamiryamanaṣṭavedasam |
8 Pūṣan who listens to our prayers, the Strong whose wealth is never lost,
6.54.16
ईशानंराय ईमहे ||
īśānaṃrāya īmahe ||
The Lord of riches, we implore.
6.54.17
पूषन तव वरते वयं न रिष्येम कदा चन |
pūṣan tava vrate vayaṃ na riṣyema kadā cana |
9 Secure in thy protecting care, O Pūṣan, never may we fail.
6.54.18
सतोतारस्त इह समसि ||
stotārasta iha smasi ||
We here are they who sing thy praise.
6.54.19
परि पूषा परस्ताद धस्तं दधातु दक्षिणम |
pari pūṣā parastād dhastaṃ dadhātu dakṣiṇam |
10 From out the distance, far and wide, may Pūṣan stretch his right hand forth,
6.54.20
पुनर्नो नष्टमाजतु ||
punarno naṣṭamājatu ||
And drive our lost again to us.