Rig Veda Chapter 9 Hymn 46

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9.46.1
अस्र्ग्रन देववीतये.अत्यासः कर्त्व्या इव |
asṛghran devavītaye.atyāsaḥ kṛtvyā iva |
1. LIKE able coursers they have been sent forth to be the feast of Gods,
9.46.2
कषरन्तः पर्वताव्र्धः ||
kṣarantaḥ parvatāvṛdhaḥ ||
joying in mountains, flowing on.
9.46.3
परिष्क्र्तास इन्दवो योषेव पित्र्यावती |
pariṣkṛtāsa indavo yoṣeva pitryāvatī |
2 To Vāyu flow the Soma-streams, the drops of juice made beautiful
9.46.4
वायुं सोमा अस्र्क्षत ||
vāyuṃ somā asṛkṣata ||
Like a bride dowered by her sire.
9.46.5
एते सोमास इन्दवः परयस्वन्तः चमू सुताः |
ete somāsa indavaḥ prayasvantaḥ camū sutāḥ |
3 Pressed in the mortar, these, the drops of
9.46.6
इन्द्रं वर्धन्ति कर्मभिः ||
indraṃ vardhanti karmabhiḥ ||
juice, the Somas rich in food,
9.46.7
आ धावता सुहस्त्यः शुक्रा गर्भ्णीत मन्थिना |
ā dhāvatā suhastyaḥ śukrā ghṛbhṇīta manthinā |
Give strength to Indra with their work.
9.46.8
गोभिः शरीणीत मत्सरम ||
ghobhiḥ śrīṇīta matsaram ||
4 Deft-handed men, run hither, seize the brilliant juices blent with meal,
9.46.9
स पवस्व धनंजय परयन्ता राधसो महः |
sa pavasva dhanaṃjaya prayantā rādhaso mahaḥ |
And cook with milk the gladdening draught.
9.46.10
अस्मभ्यं सोम गातुवित ||
asmabhyaṃ soma ghātuvit ||
5 Thus, Soma, Conqueror of wealth! flow, finding furtherance for us,
9.46.11
एतं मर्जन्ति मर्ज्यं पवमानं दश कषिपः |
etaṃ mṛjanti marjyaṃ pavamānaṃ daśa kṣipaḥ |
Giver oF ample opulence.
9.46.12
इन्द्राय मत्सरं मदम ||
indrāya matsaraṃ madam ||
6 This Pavamana, meet to be adorned, the fingers ten adorn,