Rig Veda Chapter 8 Hymn 38

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8.38.1
यज्ञस्य हि सथ रत्विजा सस्नी वाजेषु कर्मसु |
yajñasya hi stha ṛtvijā sasnī vājeṣu karmasu |
1. YE Twain are Priests of sacrifice, winners in war and holy works:
8.38.2
इन्द्राग्नीतस्य बोधतम ||
indrāghnītasya bodhatam ||
Indra and Agni, mark this well.
8.38.3
तोशासा रथयावाना वर्त्रहणापराजिता |
tośāsā rathayāvānā vṛtrahaṇāparājitā |
2 Ye bounteous riders on the car, ye Vṛtra-slayers unsubdued:
8.38.4
इन्द्राग्नी तस्य बोधतम ||
indrāghnī tasya bodhatam ||
Indra and Agni, mark this well.
8.38.5
इदं वां मदिरं मध्वधुक्षन्नद्रिभिर्नरः |
idaṃ vāṃ madiraṃ madhvadhukṣannadribhirnaraḥ |
3 The men with pressing-stones have pressed this meath of yours which gives delight:
8.38.6
इन्द्राग्नी तस्य बोधतम ||
indrāghnī tasya bodhatam ||
Indra, and Agni, mark this well.
8.38.7
जुषेथां यज्ञमिष्टये सुतं सोमं सधस्तुती |
juṣethāṃ yajñamiṣṭaye sutaṃ somaṃ sadhastutī |
4 Accept our sacrifice for weal, sharers of praise! the Soma shed:
8.38.8
इन्द्राग्नी आ गतं नरा ||
indrāghnī ā ghataṃ narā ||
Indra and Agni, Heroes, come.
8.38.9
इमा जुषेथां सवना येभिर्हव्यान्यूहथुः |
imā juṣethāṃ savanā yebhirhavyānyūhathuḥ |
5 Be pleased with these libations which attract you to our sacred gifts
8.38.10
इन्द्राग्नीा गतं नरा ||
indrāghnīā ghataṃ narā ||
Indra and Agni, Heroes, come.
8.38.11
इमां गायत्रवर्तनिं जुषेथां सुष्टुतिं मम |
imāṃ ghāyatravartaniṃ juṣethāṃ suṣṭutiṃ mama |
6 Accept this eulogy of mine whose model is the Gāyatrī:
8.38.12
इन्द्राग्नी आ गतं नरा ||
indrāghnī ā ghataṃ narā ||
Indra and Agni, Heroes, Come.
8.38.13
परातर्यावभिरा गतं देवेभिर्जेन्यावसू |
prātaryāvabhirā ghataṃ devebhirjenyāvasū |
7 Come with the early-faring Gods, ye who are Lords of genuine wealth:
8.38.14
इन्द्राग्नी सोमपीतये ||
indrāghnī somapītaye ||
Indra-Agni, to the Soma-draught
8.38.15
शयावाश्वस्य सुन्वतो.अत्रीणां शर्णुतं हवम |
śyāvāśvasya sunvato.atrīṇāṃ śṛṇutaṃ havam |
8 Hear ye the call of Atris, hear Śyāvāśva as he sheds the juice:
8.38.16
इन्द्राग्नीसोमपीतये ||
indrāghnīsomapītaye ||
Indra-Agni to the Soma-draught
8.38.17
एवा वामह्व ऊतये यथाहुवन्त मेधिराः |
evā vāmahva ūtaye yathāhuvanta medhirāḥ |
9 Thus have I called you to our aid as sages called on you of old:
8.38.18
इन्द्रग्नी सोमपीतये ||
indraghnī somapītaye ||
Indra-Agni to the Soma draught!
8.38.19
आहं सरस्वतीवतोरिन्द्राग्न्योरवो वर्णे |
āhaṃ sarasvatīvatorindrāghnyoravo vṛṇe |
10 Indra's and Agni's grace I claim, Sarasvatī's associates
8.38.20
याभ्यां गायत्रं रच्यते ||
yābhyāṃ ghāyatraṃ ṛcyate ||
To whom this psalm of praise is sung.