Rig Veda Chapter 9 Hymn 4

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9.4.1
सना च सोम जेषि च पवमान महि शरवः |
sanā ca soma jeṣi ca pavamāna mahi śravaḥ |
1. O Soma flowing on thy way, win thou and conquer high renown;
9.4.2
अथा नो वस्यसस कर्धि ||
athā no vasyasas kṛdhi ||
And make us better than we are.
9.4.3
सना जयोतिः सना सवर्विश्वा च सोम सौभगा |
sanā jyotiḥ sanā svarviśvā ca soma saubhaghā |
2 Win thou the light, win heavenly light, and, Soma, all felicities;
9.4.4
अथा ... ||
athā ... ||
And make us better than we are.
9.4.5
सना दक्षमुत करतुमप सोम मर्धो जहि |
sanā dakṣamuta kratumapa soma mṛdho jahi |
3 Win skilful strength and mental power. O Soma, drive away our foes;
9.4.6
अथा ... ||
athā ... ||
And make us better than we are.
9.4.7
पवीतारः पुनीतन सोममिन्द्राय पातवे |
pavītāraḥ punītana somamindrāya pātave |
4 Ye purifiers, purify Soma for Indra, for his drink:
9.4.8
अथा ... ||
athā ... ||
Make thou us better than we are.
9.4.9
तवं सूर्ये न आ भज तव करत्वा तवोतिभिः |
tvaṃ sūrye na ā bhaja tava kratvā tavotibhiḥ |
5 Give us our portion in the Sun through thine own mental power and aids;
9.4.10
अथा ... ||
athā ... ||
And make us better than we are.
9.4.11
तव करत्वा तवोतिभिर्ज्योक पश्येम सूर्यम |
tava kratvā tavotibhirjyok paśyema sūryam |
6 Through thine own mental power and aid long may we look upon the Sun;
9.4.12
अथा ... ||
athā ... ||
Make thou us better than we are.
9.4.13
अभ्यर्ष सवायुध सोम दविबर्हसं रयिम |
abhyarṣa svāyudha soma dvibarhasaṃ rayim |
7 Well-weaponed Soma, pour to usa stream of riches doubly great;
9.4.14
अथा ... ||
athā ... ||
And make us better than we are.
9.4.15
अभ्यर्षानपच्युतो रयिं समत्सु सासहिः |
abhyarṣānapacyuto rayiṃ samatsu sāsahiḥ |
8 As one victorious unsubdued in battle pour forth wealth to us;
9.4.16
अथा ... ||
athā ... ||
And make us better than we are.
9.4.17
तवां यज्ञैरवीव्र्धन पवमान विधर्मणि |
tvāṃ yajñairavīvṛdhan pavamāna vidharmaṇi |
9 By worship, Pavamana! men have strengthened thee to prop the Law:
9.4.18
अथा ... ||
athā ... ||
Make thou us better than we are.
9.4.19
रयिं नश्चित्रमश्विनमिन्दो विश्वायमा भर |
rayiṃ naścitramaśvinamindo viśvāyamā bhara |
10 O Indu, bring us wealth in steeds, manifold. quickening all life;
9.4.20
अथा .. . ||
athā .. . ||
And mate us better than we are.