Rig Veda Chapter 9 Hymn 104

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9.104.1
सखाय आ नि शीदत पुनानाय पर गायत |
sakhāya ā ni śīdata punānāya pra ghāyata |
1. SIT down, O friends, and sing aloud to him who purifies himself:
9.104.2
शिशुं न यज्ञैः परि भूषत शरिये ||
śiśuṃ na yajñaiḥ pari bhūṣata śriye ||
Deck him for glory, like a child, with holy rites.
9.104.3
समी वत्सं न मात्र्भिः सर्जता गयसाधनम |
samī vatsaṃ na mātṛbhiḥ sṛjatā ghayasādhanam |
2 Unite him bringing household wealth, even as a calf, with mother kine,
9.104.4
देवाव्यम्मदमभि दविशवसम ||
devāvyammadamabhi dviśavasam ||
Him who hath double strength, the God, delighting juice.
9.104.5
पुनाता दक्षसाधनं यथा शर्धाय वीतये |
punātā dakṣasādhanaṃ yathā śardhāya vītaye |
3 Purify him who gives us power, that he, most Blessed One, may be
9.104.6
यथा मित्राय वरुणाय शन्तमः ||
yathā mitrāya varuṇāya śantamaḥ ||
A banquet for the Troop, Mitra, and Varuṇa.
9.104.7
अस्मभ्यं तवा वसुविदमभि वाणीरनूषत |
asmabhyaṃ tvā vasuvidamabhi vāṇīranūṣata |
4 Voices have sung aloud to thee as finderout of wealth for us:
9.104.8
गोभिष टे वर्णमभि वासयामसि ||
ghobhiṣ ṭe varṇamabhi vāsayāmasi ||
We clothe the hue thou wearest with a robe of milk.
9.104.9
स नो मदानां पत इन्दो देवप्सरा असि |
sa no madānāṃ pata indo devapsarā asi |
5 Thou, Indu, art the food of Gods, O Sovran of all gladdening drinks:
9.104.10
सखेव सख्ये गातुवित्तमो भव ||
sakheva sakhye ghātuvittamo bhava ||
As Friend for friend, be thou best finder of success.
9.104.11
सनेमि कर्ध्यस्मदा रक्षसं कं चिदत्रिणम |
sanemi kṛdhyasmadā rakṣasaṃ kaṃ cidatriṇam |
6 Drive utterly away from us each demon, each voracious fiend,
9.104.12
अपादेवं दवयुमंहो युयोधि नः ||
apādevaṃ dvayumaṃho yuyodhi naḥ ||
The godless and the false: keep sorrow far away.