Rig Veda Chapter 7 Hymn 95

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7.95.1
पर कषोदसा धायसा सस्र एषा सरस्वती धरुणमायसी पूः |
pra kṣodasā dhāyasā sasra eṣā sarasvatī dharuṇamāyasī pūḥ |
1. THIS stream Sarasvatī with fostering current comes forth, our sure defence, our fort of iron.
7.95.2
परबाबधाना रथ्येव याति विश्वा अपो महिना सिन्धुरन्याः ||
prabābadhānā rathyeva yāti viśvā apo mahinā sindhuranyāḥ ||
As on a car, the flood flows on, surpassing in majesty and might all other waters.
7.95.3
एकाचेतत सरस्वती नदीनां शुचिर्यती गिरिभ्य आ समुद्रात |
ekācetat sarasvatī nadīnāṃ śuciryatī ghiribhya ā samudrāt |
2 Pure in her course from mountains to the ocean, alone of streams Sarasvatī hath listened.
7.95.4
रायश्चेतन्ती भुवनस्य भूरेर्घ्र्तं पयो दुदुहे नाहुषाय ||
rāyaścetantī bhuvanasya bhūrerghṛtaṃ payo duduhe nāhuṣāya ||
Thinking of wealth and the great world of creatures, she poured for Nahuṣa her milk and fatness.
7.95.5
स वाव्र्धे नर्यो योषणासु वर्षा शिशुर्व्र्षभो यज्ञियासु |
sa vāvṛdhe naryo yoṣaṇāsu vṛṣā śiśurvṛṣabho yajñiyāsu |
3 Friendly to man he grew among the women, a strong young Steer amid the Holy Ladies.
7.95.6
स वाजिनं मघवद्भ्यो दधाति वि सातये तन्वं माम्र्जीत ||
sa vājinaṃ maghavadbhyo dadhāti vi sātaye tanvaṃ māmṛjīta ||
He gives the fleet steed to our wealthy princes, and decks their bodies for success in battle.
7.95.7
उत सया नः सरस्वती जुषाणोप शरवत सुभगा यज्णे अस्मिन |
uta syā naḥ sarasvatī juṣāṇopa śravat subhaghā yajṇe asmin |
4 May this Sarasvatī be pleased and listen at this our sacrifice, auspicious Lady,
7.95.8
मितज्ञुभिर्नमस्यैरियाना राया युजा चिदुत्तरा सखिभ्यः ||
mitajñubhirnamasyairiyānā rāyā yujā ciduttarā sakhibhyaḥ ||
When we with reverence, on our knees, implore her close-knit to wealth, most kind to those she loveth.
7.95.9
इमा जुह्वाना युष्मदा नमोभिः परति सतोमं सरस्वति जुषस्व |
imā juhvānā yuṣmadā namobhiḥ prati stomaṃ sarasvati juṣasva |
5 These offerings have ye made with adoration: say this, Sarasvatī, and accept our praises;
7.95.10
तव शर्मन परियतमे दधाना उप सथेयाम शरणं न वर्क्षम ||
tava śarman priyatame dadhānā upa stheyāma śaraṇaṃ na vṛkṣam ||
And, placing us under thy dear protection, may we approach thee, as a tree, for shelter.
7.95.11
अयमु ते सरस्वति वसिष्ठो दवाराव रतस्य सुभगे वयावः |
ayamu te sarasvati vasiṣṭho dvārāv ṛtasya subhaghe vyāvaḥ |
6 For thee, O Blest Sarasvatī, Vasiṣṭha hath here unbarred the doors d sacred Order.
7.95.12
वर्ध शुभ्रे सतुवते रासि वाजान यूयं पात ... ||
vardha śubhre stuvate rāsi vājān yūyaṃ pāta ... ||
Wax, Bright One, and give strength to him who lauds thee. Preserve us evermore, ye Gods, with blessings.