Rig Veda Chapter 7 Hymn 15

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7.15.1
उपसद्याय मीळ्हुष आस्ये जुहुता हविः |
upasadyāya mīḷhuṣa āsye juhutā haviḥ |
1. OFFER oblations in his mouth, the bounteous God's whom we must serve.
7.15.2
यो नो नेदिष्ठमाप्यम ||
yo no nediṣṭhamāpyam ||
His who is nearest kin to us:
7.15.3
यः पञ्च चर्षणीरभि निषसाद दमे-दमे |
yaḥ pañca carṣaṇīrabhi niṣasāda dame-dame |
2 Who for the Fivefold People's take hath seated him in every home
7.15.4
कविर्ग्र्हपतिर्युवा ||
kavirghṛhapatiryuvā ||
Wise, Youthful, Master of the house.
7.15.5
स नो वेदो अमात्यमग्नी रक्षतु विश्वतः |
sa no vedo amātyamaghnī rakṣatu viśvataḥ |
3 On all sides may that Agni guard our household folk and property;
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उतास्मान पात्वंहसः ||
utāsmān pātvaṃhasaḥ ||
May he deliver us from woe.
7.15.7
नवं नु सतोममग्नये दिवः शयेनाय जीजनम |
navaṃ nu stomamaghnaye divaḥ śyenāya jījanam |
4 I have begotten this new hymn for Agni, Falcon of the sky:
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वस्वः कुविद वनाति नः ||
vasvaḥ kuvid vanāti naḥ ||
Will he not give us of his wealth?
7.15.9
सपार्हा यस्य शरियो दर्शे रयिर्वीरवतो यथा |
spārhā yasya śriyo dṛśe rayirvīravato yathā |
5 Whose lories when he glows in front of sacrite are fair to see,
7.15.10
अग्रे यज्ञस्य शोचतः ||
aghre yajñasya śocataḥ ||
Like wealth of one with hero sons.
7.15.11
सेमां वेतु वषट्क्र्तिमग्निर्जुषत नो गिरः |
semāṃ vetu vaṣaṭkṛtimaghnirjuṣata no ghiraḥ |
6 May he enjoy this hallowed gift, Agni accept our songs, who bears
7.15.12
यजिष्ठो हव्यवाहनः ||
yajiṣṭho havyavāhanaḥ ||
Oblations, best of worshippers.
7.15.13
नि तवा नक्ष्य विश्पते दयुमन्तं देव धीमहि |
ni tvā nakṣya viśpate dyumantaṃ deva dhīmahi |
7 Lord of the house, whom men must seek, we set thee down, O Worshipped Onel
7.15.14
सुवीरमग्न आहुत ||
suvīramaghna āhuta ||
Bright, rich in heroes, Agni! God
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कषप उस्रश्च दीदिहि सवग्नयस्त्वया वयम |
kṣapa usraśca dīdihi svaghnayastvayā vayam |
8 Shine forth at night and morn: through thee with fires are we provided well.
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सुवीरस्त्वमस्मयुः ||
suvīrastvamasmayuḥ ||
Thou, rich in heroes, art our Friend.
7.15.17
उप तवा सातये नरो विप्रासो यन्ति धीतिभिः |
upa tvā sātaye naro viprāso yanti dhītibhiḥ |
9 The men come near thee for their gain, the singers with their songs of praise:
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उपाक्षरासहस्रिणी ||
upākṣarāsahasriṇī ||
Speech, thousandfold, comes near to thee.
7.15.19
अग्नी रक्षांसि सेधति शुक्रशोचिरमर्त्यः |
aghnī rakṣāṃsi sedhati śukraśociramartyaḥ |
10 Bright, Purifier, meet for praise, Immortal with refulgent glow,
7.15.20
शुचिः पावक ईड्यः ||
śuciḥ pāvaka īḍyaḥ ||
Agni drives Rākṣasas away.
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स नो राधांस्या भरेशानः सहसो यहो |
sa no rādhāṃsyā bhareśānaḥ sahaso yaho |
11 As such, bring us abundant wealth, young Child of Strength, for this thou canst
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भगश्च दातुवार्यम ||
bhaghaśca dātuvāryam ||
May Bhaga give us what is choice.
7.15.23
तवमग्ने वीरवद यशो देवश्च सविता भगः |
tvamaghne vīravad yaśo devaśca savitā bhaghaḥ |
12 Thou, Agni, givest hero fame: Bhaga and Savitar the God,
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दितिश्चदाति वार्यम ||
ditiścadāti vāryam ||
And Did give us what is good.
7.15.25
अग्ने रक्षा णो अंहसः परति षम देव रीषतः |
aghne rakṣā ṇo aṃhasaḥ prati ṣma deva rīṣataḥ |
13 Agni, preserve us from distress: consume our enemies, O God,
7.15.26
तपिष्ठैरजरो दह ||
tapiṣṭhairajaro daha ||
Eternal, with the hottest flames.
7.15.27
अधा मही न आयस्यनाध्र्ष्टो नर्पीतये |
adhā mahī na āyasyanādhṛṣṭo nṛpītaye |
14 And, irresistible, be thou a mighty iron fort to us,
7.15.28
पूर्भवा शतभुजिः ||
pūrbhavā śatabhujiḥ ||
With hundred walls for man's defence.
7.15.29
तवं नः पाह्यंहसो दोषावस्तरघायतः |
tvaṃ naḥ pāhyaṃhaso doṣāvastaraghāyataḥ |
15 Do thou preserve us, eve and morn, from sorrow, from the wicked men,
7.15.30
दिवा नक्तमदाभ्य ||
divā naktamadābhya ||
Infallible! by day and night.