Rig Veda Chapter 8 Hymn 11

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8.11.1
तवमग्ने वरतपा असि देव आ मर्त्येष्वा |
tvamaghne vratapā asi deva ā martyeṣvā |
1. THOU Agni, God mid mortal men, art guard of sacred rites, thou art
8.11.2
तवं यज्ञेष्वीड्यः ||
tvaṃ yajñeṣvīḍyaḥ ||
To be adored at sacrifice.
8.11.3
तवमसि परशस्यो विदथेषु सहन्त्य |
tvamasi praśasyo vidatheṣu sahantya |
2 O Mighty Agni, thou must be glorified at our festivals,
8.11.4
अग्ने रथीरध्वराणाम ||
aghne rathīradhvarāṇām ||
Bearing our offerings to the Gods.
8.11.5
स तवमस्मदप दविषो युयोधि जातवेदः |
sa tvamasmadapa dviṣo yuyodhi jātavedaḥ |
3 O Jātavedas Agni, fight and drive our foes afar from us,
8.11.6
अदेवीरग्ने अरातीः ||
adevīraghne arātīḥ ||
Themand their godless enmities.
8.11.7
अन्ति चित सन्तमह यज्ञं मर्तस्य रिपोः |
anti cit santamaha yajñaṃ martasya ripoḥ |
4 Thou, Jātavedas, seekest not the worship of a hostile man,
8.11.8
नोप वेषि जातवेदः ||
nopa veṣi jātavedaḥ ||
However nigh itbe to thee.
8.11.9
मर्ता अमर्त्यस्य ते भूरि नाम मनामहे |
martā amartyasya te bhūri nāma manāmahe |
5 We sages, mortals as we are, adore the mighty name oof thee,
8.11.10
विप्रासो जातवेदसः ||
viprāso jātavedasaḥ ||
Immortal Jātavedas' name.
8.11.11
विप्रं विप्रासो.अवसे देवं मर्तास ऊतये |
vipraṃ viprāso.avase devaṃ martāsa ūtaye |
6 Sages, we call the Sage to help, mortals, we call the God to aid:
8.11.12
अग्निं गीर्भिर्हवामहे ||
aghniṃ ghīrbhirhavāmahe ||
We call on Agni with our songs.
8.11.13
आ ते वत्सो मनो यमत परमाच्चित सधस्थात |
ā te vatso mano yamat paramāccit sadhasthāt |
7 May Vatsa draw- thy mind away even from thy loftiest dwelling-place,
8.11.14
अग्ने तवां कामया गिरा ||
aghne tvāṃ kāmayā ghirā ||
Agni, with song that yearns for thee.
8.11.15
पुरुत्रा हि सद्रंं असि विशो विश्वा अनु परभुः |
purutrā hi sadṛṃṃ asi viśo viśvā anu prabhuḥ |
8 Thou art the same in many a place: mid all the people thou art Lord.
8.11.16
समत्सुत्वा हवामहे ||
samatsutvā havāmahe ||
In fray and fightt we call on thee.
8.11.17
समत्स्वग्निमवसे वाजयन्तो हवामहे |
samatsvaghnimavase vājayanto havāmahe |
9 When we are seeking strength we call Agni to help us in the strife,
8.11.18
वाजेषु चित्रराधसम ||
vājeṣu citrarādhasam ||
The giver of rich gifts in war.
8.11.19
परत्नो हि कमीड्यो अध्वरेषु सनाच्च होता नव्यश्च सत्सि |
pratno hi kamīḍyo adhvareṣu sanācca hotā navyaśca satsi |
10 Ancient, adorablie at sacrifices, Priest from of old, meet for our praise, thou sittest.
8.11.20
सवां चाग्ने तन्वं पिप्रयस्वास्मभ्यं च सौभगमा यजस्व ||
svāṃ cāghne tanvaṃ piprayasvāsmabhyaṃ ca saubhaghamā yajasva ||
Fill full and satisfy thy body, Agni, and win us happiness by offering worship.