Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 02 Jul 2011 17:52 and updated at 02 Jul 2011 17:52


avs.1.6 [0100602] Within the Waters Soma thus hath told me dwell all balms that heal, And Agni, he who blesseth all.
avs.1.7 To Indra and Agni, for the detection and destruction of evil spirits
avs.1.7 [0100701] Bring the Kimidin hither, bring the Yatudhana self declared For Agni, God, thou, lauded, hast become the Dasyu s slaughterer.
avs.1.7 [0100702] O Jatavedas, Lord Supreme, controller of our bodies, taste The butter, Agni, taste the oil: make thou the Yatudhanas mourn.
avs.1.7 [0100703] Let Yatudhanas mourn, let all greedy Kimidins weep and wail: And, Agni, Indra, may ye both accept this sacrifice of ours. [p. a8]
avs.1.7 [0100704] May Agni seize upon them first, may strong armed Indra drive them forth: Let every wicked sorcerer come hither and say, Here am I.
avs.1.7 [0100706] O Jatavedas, seize, on them: for our advantage art thou born: Agni, be thou our messenger and make the Yatudhanas wail.
avs.1.7 [0100707] O Agni, bring thou hitherward the Yatudhanas bound and chained.
avs.1.8 To Indra, Brihaspati, Soma and Agni, for the destruction of sorcerers
avs.1.8 Master him thou, Brihaspati; Agni and Soma, pierce him through.
avs.1.8 [0100804] As thou, O Agni Jatavedas, knowest the races of these secret greedy beings, So strengthened by the power of prayer, O Agni, crushing them down a hundred times destroy them.
avs.1.9 [0100901] May Indra, Pushan, Varuria, Mitra, Agni, benignant Gods, maintain this man in riches.
avs.1.9 [0100902] May light, O Gods, be under his dominion, Agni, the Sun, all; that is bright and golden.
avs.1.9 broughtest milk to strengthen Indra, Even therewith exalt this man, O Agni, and give him highest rank among his kinsmen.
avs.1.9 [0100904] I have assumed their sacrifice, O Agni, their hopes, their glory,.
avs.1.16 [0101601] May potent Agni who destroys the demons bless and shelter us.
avs.1.16 [0101602] Varuna s benison hath blessed the lead, and Agni strengthens it.
avs.1.25 [0102501] When Agni blazed when he had pierced the Waters, whereat the Law observers paid him homage, There, men assever, was thy loftiest birthplace: O Fever, yield ing to our prayer avoid us.
avs.1.28 A prayer to Agni for the destruction of evil spirits
avs.1.28 [0102801] God Agni hath come forth to us, fiend slayer, chaser of disease, Burning the Yatudhanas up, Kimidins, and deceitful ones.
avs.1.33 [0103301] May they, the golden hued, the bright, the splendid, they wherein Savitar was born and Agni, They who took Agni as a germ, fair coloured, the Waters, bring felicity and bless us!
avs.1.33 They who took Agni as a germ, fair coloured, those Waters bring felicity and bless us!
avs.1.33 [0103303] Whom the Gods make their beverage in heaven, they who wax manifold in air s mid region, They who took Agni as a germ, fair coloured, those Waters bring felicity and bless us!
avs.1.35 [0103504] With monthly and six monthly times and seasons, with the full year s sweet essence do we fill thee, [p. a32] May Indra, Agni, and all Gods together, showing no anger, grant thee what thou wishest.
avs.2.1 He, putting voice, as it were, within the speaker, stands in the world, he, verily is Agni.
avs.2.6 A prayer to Agni for protection
avs.2.6 [0200601] Half years and seasons strengthen thee, O Agni, the years, and all the Verities, and Rishis! [p. a39] Flash forth with thy celestial effulgence: illumine all four regions of the heavens.
avs.2.6 [0200602] Kindle thee, Agni, and make this man prosper: rise up erect for high and happy fortune.
avs.2.6 Agni, be those uninjured who adore thee, and may thy priests be glorious and no others.
avs.2.6 [0200603] These Brahmans have elected thee, O Agni: be thou propitious in our sacred chamber.
avs.2.6 Slayer of rivals, Agni, quell our foemen: watch in our house with care that never ceases.
avs.2.6 [0200604] Seize, Agni, on thy power and firmly hold it: contend thou with the Friend by way of friendship.
avs.2.6 Placed in the centre of our fellows, Agni, flash forth to be invoked by kings around thee.
avs.2.6 [0200605] Past those who slay, past enemies, past thoughtless men, past those who hate, Yea, Agni, hear us safe past all distresses: give thou us opulence with men about us.
avs.2.10 [0201002] Gracious to thee be Agni with the Waters, let Soma with the Plants be kind and bless thee.
avs.2.12 With Agni as thine envoy, go, prepared, to Yama s dwelling place.
avs.2.13 [0201301] Strength giver, winning lengthened life, O Agni, with face and back shining with molten butter, Drink thou the butter and fair milk and honey, and, as a sire his sons, keep this man safely.
avs.2.16 [0201604] Agni Vaisvanara, with all Gods preserve me! All hail to thee!
avs.2.19 A prayer to Agni for aid against an enemy
avs.2.19 [0201901] Burn thou, O Agni, with that heat of thine against the man who hates us, whom we hate.
avs.2.19 [0201902] Flame thou, O Agni, with that flame of thine against the man who hates us, whom we hate.
avs.2.19 [0201903] Shine out, O Agni, with that sheen of thine against the man who hates us, whom we hate.
avs.2.19 [0201904] Blaze thou, O Agni, with that blaze of thine against the man who hates us, whom we hate.
avs.2.19 [0201905] O Agni, with the splendour that is thine darken the man who hates us, whom we hate.
avs.2.28 [0202802] Mitra or Varuna the foe destroyer, accordant, grant him death in course of nature! Thus Agni, Hotar priest, skilled in high statutes, declareth all the deities generations.
avs.2.28 [0202805] Lead him to life, O Agni, and to splendour, this dear child, Varuna! and thou King Mitra! Give him protection, Aditi! as a mother; All Gods, that his be life of long duration;
avs.2.29 Agni and Surya grant him life, Brihaspati give him eminence!
avs.2.34 [0203403] Those who are looking, deep in meditation, on the bound ani mal with eye and spirit To them, the first, may Agni, God, give freedom, rejoicing in his creatures, Visvakarman.
avs.2.36 [0203601] To please us may the suitor come, O Agni, seeking this maid and bringing us good fortune.
avs.2.36 [0203603] O Agni, may this woman find a husband.
avs.3.1 [0300101] Let the wise Agni go against our foemen, burning against ill will and imprecation Let him bewilder our opponents army, Let Jatavedas smite and make them handless.
avs.3.1 Wise Agni as our messenger assail them!
avs.3.1 [0300103] O Maghavan, O Indra, thou who slayest fiends, and, Agni, thou, Burn, both of you, against these men, the foeman s host that threatens us.
avs.3.1 With Agni s, Vata s furious rush drive them away to every side.
avs.3.1 Let Agni take their eyes away, and let the conquered host retreat.
avs.3.2 [0300201] May Agni, he who knows, our envoy, meet them, burning against ill will and imprecation.
avs.3.2 [0300202] This Agni hath bewildered all the senses that were in your hearts: Now let him blast you from your home, blast you away from every side.
avs.3.2 With Agni s, Vata s furious rush drive them to every side away.
avs.3.3 Spread, Agni, over spacious earth and heaven. [p. a68] Let Maruts who possesses all treasures yoke thee.
avs.3.3 Indra and Agni, all the Gods have kept thy home amid the tribe.
avs.3.4 [0300403] Kinsmen, inviting thee, shall go to meet thee, with thee go Agni as an active herald.
avs.3.8 And so let Agni, Varuna, and Vayu make our dominion tran quil and exalted.
avs.3.11 O Indra, thou and Agni!
avs.3.11 [0301104] Live, waxing in thy strength a hundred autumns, live through a hundred springs, a hundred winters! Indra, Agni, Savitar, Brihaspati give thee a hundred! With hundred lived oblation have I saved him,
avs.3.12 With Agni, the immortal one, I enter and possess the house.
avs.3.13 Agni and Soma, truly, both bring water.
avs.3.15 Agni! and with butter, longing, mine offering I present for strength and conquest; With prayer, so far as I have strength, adoring this holy hymn to gain a hundred treasures.
avs.3.15 O Agni, the distant pathway which our feet have trodden.
avs.3.15 [0301505] The wealth wherewith I carry on my traffic, seeking, ye Gods! wealth with the wealth I offer, May this grow more for me, not less: O Agni, through sacrifice chase those who hinder profit!
avs.3.15 [0301506] The wealth wherewith I carry on my traffic, seeking, ye Gods! wealth with the wealth I offer, Herein may Indra, Savitar, and Soma, Prajapati, and Agni give me splendour.
avs.3.15 Joying in food and in the growth of riches may we thy servants, Agni, never suffer.
avs.3.16 [0301601] Agni at dawn, and Indra we invoke at dawn, and Varuna and Mitra, and the Asvins twain: Bhaga at dawn, Pushan and Brahmanaspati, Soma at dawn, and Rudra we invoke at dawn.
avs.3.19 [0301904] Keener than is the axe s edge, keener than Agni s self are they, Keener than Indra s bolt are they whose Priest and President am I.
avs.3.20 [0302001] This is thine ordered place of birth whence sprung to life thou shinest forth. [p. a90] Knowing this, Agni, mount on high and cause our riches to increase.
avs.3.20 [0302002] Turn hither, Agni, speak to us, come to us with a friendly mind.
avs.3.20 [0302004] We call King Soma to our aid, and Agni with our songs and.
avs.3.20 [0302005] Do thou, O Agni, with thy fires strengthen our prayer and.
avs.3.21 In honour of fire in all shapes, to appease Agni of the funeral pile and to quench the flames of cremation
avs.3.21 [0302108] The golden handed Savitar and Indra, Brihaspati, Varuna, Mitra, and Agni, The Angirases we call, the Visve Devas: let them appease this Agni, Flesh devourer.
avs.3.21 [0302109] Flesh eating Agni is appeased, appeased is he who hurteth men.
avs.3.21 [0302110] The mountains where the Soma grows, the waters lying calm and still, Vata, Parjanya, Agni s self have made the Flesh consumer rest.
avs.3.22 [0302203] The strength wherewith the Elephant was dowered, that decks a King among the men, in waters, O Agni, even with that strength make thou me vigorous to day.
avs.3.26 [0302601] Ye Gods who dwell within this eastward region, entitled Weapons, Agni forms your arrows.
avs.3.27 [0302701] Agni is regent of the East, its warder is Asita, the Adityas are the arrows.
avs.3.28 [0302706] Where lies the world of those dear friends, the pious, those who have brought due sacrifice to Agni Nigh to that world approached the twins calves mother.
avs.3.30 Serve Agni, gathered round him like the spokes about the chariot nave.
avs.3.31 [0303101] May Gods release from failing strength, thou Agni, from malignity! I free from every evil, from decline: I compass round with life.
avs.3.31 [0303106] Agni combines the vital airs.
avs.4.11 [0401107] Prajapati, supreme and sovran ruler, Indra by form and by his shoulder Agni, Came to Visvanara, came to all men s Bullock: he firmly forti fied and held securely. [p. a117]
avs.4.14 [0401401] The Goat was verily produced from Agni.
avs.4.14 [0401402] Bearing in hands seethed viands, go with Agni to the cope of heaven.
avs.4.14 [0401405] First among all the deities, come forward, thou who art eye of Gods and men, O Agni.
avs.4.15 [0401510] May he who hath become the plants high regent, suiting our bodies, Agni of the Waters, May Jatavedas send us rain from heaven, Amrit and vital breath to earthly creatures.
avs.4.23 Magnification of Agni and prayer for his protection
avs.4.23 [0402301] I fix my heart on wise and ancient Agni, the Five Tribes Lord, in many a place enkindled.
avs.4.23 [0402303] I pray to Agni in each act successful, employed in every sacrifice, the strongest, Fiend slayer, served with fatness, strengthening worship.
avs.4.23 [0402304] We invoke the oblation bearer, well born Agni Jatavedas, Him, Vaisvanara, almighty.
avs.4.23 [0402305] With whom as friend the Rishis gave their power new splendour, with whom they kept aloof the Asuras devices, Agni, with whom Indra subdued the Panis.
avs.4.23 [0402307] I, suppliant, praise and ever call on Agni, sole Lord of all this world, of all that shineth, Of what exists and shall exist hereafter.
avs.4.33 A prayer to Agni for protection and prosperity
avs.4.33 [0403301] Chasing our pain with splendid light, O Agni, shine thou wealth on us.
avs.4.33 [0403304] So that thy worshipper and we, thine, Agni! in our sons may live.
avs.4.33 [0403305] As ever conquering Agni s beams of splendour go to every side, His lustre flash our pain away.
avs.4.36 [0403601] Endowed with true strength, let the Bull, Agni Vaisvanara, burn them up.
avs.4.36 [0403602] Him who, unharmed, would injure us, and him who, harmed, would do us harm, I lay between the doubled fangs of Agni, of Vaisvanara.
avs.4.39 [0403901] Agni no earth kath had mine homage. May he bless me. [p. a150] As I have bowed me down to Agni on the earth, so let the Favouring Graces bow them down to me.
avs.4.39 [0403902] Earth is the Cow, her calf is Agni.
avs.4.39 May she with her calf Agni yield me food, strength, all my wish, life first of all, and off spring, plenty, wealth.
avs.4.39 [0403909] Agni moves having entered into Agni, the Rishis son, who guards from imprecations, I offer unto thee with reverent worship.
avs.4.40 May they, turned back, be pained for harming Agni.
avs.5.3 A prayer to Agni, Indra, and other deities for victory and prosperity
avs.5.3 [0500301] Let strength be mine while I invoke thee, Agni! enkindling thee may we support our bodies.
avs.5.3 [0500302] Baffling the range of our opponents, Agni! guard us as our protector round about us.
avs.5.3 [0500303] May all the Gods be on my side in battle, the Maruts led by Indra, Vishnu, Agni.
avs.5.3 [0500310] Let those who are our foemen stay afar from us: with Indra and with Agni we will drive them off. [p. a158] The Adityas and the Rudras, over us on high, have made me strong, a thinker, and a sovran lord.
avs.5.6 [0500610] Make with thy weapon weaponless, O Agni, all wicked men who deal with us as foemen with eye, with thought, with spirit, or intention.
avs.5.7 Let the twain Indra Agni, bring us treasures.
avs.5.8 O Agni, make them joyful here: let them all come unto my call.
avs.5.8 [0500803] Whatever plot from yonder, O ye Gods, that godless man would frame, Let not the Gods come to his call, nor Agni bear his offering up.
avs.5.12 [0501203] Invoked, deserving prayer and adoration, O Agni, come accor dant with the Vasus.
avs.5.12 Agni, Vanaspati, the Immolator sweeten our offered gifts with meath and butter!
avs.5.12 [0501211] Agni as soon as he was born made ready the sacrifice and was the Gods preceder.
avs.5.14 [0501408] Agni, victorious in fight, subdue the armies of our foes! Back on the sorcerer we cast his sorcery, and beat it home.
avs.5.17 Mitra and Varuna were the inviters: Agni as Hotar took her hand and led her.
avs.5.18 [0501814] Agni, in sooth, is called our guide, Soma is called our next of kin.
avs.5.22 [0502201] Hence, filled with holy strength let Agni, Soma, and Varuna, the Press stone, and the Altar.
avs.5.22 [0502202] And thou thyself who makest all men yellow, consuming them with burning heat like Agni, Thou, Fever! then be weak and ineffective.
avs.5.23 [0502301] I have called Heaven and Earth to aid, have called divine Sarasvati, Indra and Agni have I called: Let these destroy the worm, I prayed.
avs.5.24 [0502402] May Agni, Lord of forest trees, protect, me, in, etc.
avs.5.25 Indra and Agni lay the germ, Dhatar bestow the germ in thee.
avs.5.25 [0502507] Thou art the germ of plants and herbs, thou art the germ of forest trees, The germ of each existing thing, so here, O Agni, lay the germ.
avs.5.26 [0502601] In sacrifice for you may sapient Agni All hail! use Yajus texts and fuel.
avs.5.27 [0502701] Uplifted be this sacrificer s fuel: lofty and brilliant be the flames of Agni! Splendidly bright, fair faced, with all his offspring, Tanunapat the Asura, many handed.
avs.5.27 [0502703] With store of mead to sacrifice comes Agni, comes Narasansa Agni, friendly minded, comes Savitar, righteous God who brings all blessings.
avs.5.27 [0502705] At holy rites and offerings Agni loveth the scoops: let this man worship Agni s greatness.
avs.5.27 [0502708] Far reaching, ruling by the Law of Agni, May Dawn and Night, the holy, speeding near us, aid this our sacrificial ceremony.
avs.5.27 [0502709] Celestial Hotars, with the tongues of Agni praise and extol our lofty ceremony, so that our sacrifice be well conducted!
avs.5.27 [0502712] Vanaspati, rejoicing, of thyself send God ward! Let Agni, Immolator, sweeten our libation.
avs.5.27 [0502713] Pay sacrifice to Indra, Jatavedas Agni, with Hail! Let all the Gods accept the gifts we offer.
avs.5.28 [0502802] May Agni, Sun, and Moon, and Earth, and Waters, Sky, Air, the Quarters and the Points between them, And Parts of Years accordant with the Seasons by this three threaded Amulet preserve me.
avs.5.28 [0502804] Enrich this charm, Adityas, with your treasure; magnify this, when magnified, O Agni.
avs.5.28 [0502805] With gold let Earth protect thee, and with iron, accordant, all sustaining Agni save thee! And in accordance with the plants may silver, regarding thee with favour, grant thee vigour.
avs.5.28 [0502806] This gold, born threefold at its first production, grew the one thing that Agni loved most dearly: it fell away, one part of injured Soma.
avs.5.29 [0502901] Made ready in the east drive forth, take notice of what is hap pening here, omniscient Agni! [p. a193] Thou bringest medicine and healest sickness: through thee may we win horses, kine, and people.
avs.5.29 [0502902] Accordant with all Gods, O Jatavedas Agni, perform this work as we beseech thee, That this defence of his may fall, whoever hath caused us pain, whoever hath consumed us.
avs.5.29 [0502903] Unanimous, with all the Gods together, so do this thing O Agni Jatavedas, that this defence of his may fall and fail him.
avs.5.29 Rend thou, most youthful Agni, that Pisacha whoso amid them all of this hath eaten.
avs.5.29 [0502905] Whatever of his body hath been taken, plundered, borne off, or eaten by Pisachas, This, Agni, knowing it, again bring hither! We give back flesh and spirit to his body.
avs.5.29 [0502910] O Agni Jatavedas, slay the bloody Pisacha, flesh devourer, mind destroyer, Strong Indra strike him with his bolt of thunder, courageous Soma cut his head to pieces!
avs.5.29 [0502911] Thou, Agni, ever slayest Yatudhanas, the fiends have never con quered thee in battles.
avs.5.29 [0502913] Like as the Soma s tendril, thus, O Jatavedas let him swell, Let him live, Agni I Make him fat, free from consumption, full of sap.
avs.5.29 [0502914] Here, Agni, is the fuel, here are logs that crush Pisachas down.
avs.5.29 [0502915] Accept, O Agni, with thy flame the billets of Tarshtagha wood.
avs.5.30 [0503011] This Agni must be waited on.
avs.5.30 [0503012] Homage be paid to Yama, to Mrityu, and to the Fathers, and to those who guide us! I honour first, for this man s preservation, that Agni who well knoweth how to save him.
avs.5.30 [0503014] Provide this man with breath and sight, O Agni, and with his body and his strength unite him.
avs.5.31 [0503112] May Indra slay with mighty bolt, may Agni with his missible pierce. [p. a198] The sorcerer who brings the curse, who deals with roots and secret spells.
avs.6.3 Sarasvati, auspicious Goddess, guard us well: preserve us Agni and his kind protecting powers.
avs.6.5 A prayer to Agni and Indra for the well being of a princely patron
avs.6.5 [0600501] Agni, adored with sacred oil, lift up this man to high estate.
avs.6.5 [0600503] Prosper this man, O Agni, in whose house we offer sacrifice.
avs.6.10 [0601001] All hail for hearing to the Earth, to Trees, to Agni, sovran Lord!
avs.6.27 [0602702] Auspicious be the Dove that hath been sent us, a harmless bird, O Gods, that seeks our dwelling! May Agni, Sage, be pleased with our oblation, and may the missile borne on wings avoid us.
avs.6.28 [0602802] These men have strengthened Agni s might, these men have brought the kine to us.
avs.6.32 Burn from afar against the demons Agni! Afflict not in thy fury us who praise thee.
avs.6.34 To Agni for protection from enemies
avs.6.34 [0603401] Send forth thy voice to Agni, to the manly hero of our homes, So may he bear us past our foes.
avs.6.34 [0603402] That Agni who with sharpened flame of fire consumes the Rakshasas, So may he bear us past our foes.
avs.6.34 [0603405] That brilliant Agni who was born beyond this region of the air, May he transport us past our foes!
avs.6.35 To Agni Vaisvanara
avs.6.35 [0603501] Forth from the distance far away Vaisvanara come to succour us! Agni approach our eulogies!
avs.6.35 [0603502] Vaisvanara with friendly thoughts hath come to this our sacrifice, Agni who saves from woe, to lauds.
avs.6.36 In praise of Agni Vaisvanara
avs.6.36 [0603603] Agni Kama in other homes shines forth the sole imperial Lord of all that is and is to be.
avs.6.39 [0603903] Indra was glorious at his birth; Agni, Soma were born renowned.
avs.6.45 [0604502] Whatever wrong we have committed, sleeping or waking, by ill wish, dislike, or slander, All these offences, which deserve displeasure, may Agni take from us and keep them distant.
avs.6.47 [0604701] Dear to all men, all prosperer, all creating, may Agni, guard us* at the morn s libation.
avs.6.49 In praise of Agni
avs.6.49 [0604901] O Agni, in thy body man hath never found a wounded part.
avs.6.53 May Agni, Soma mark through this libation: may Vayu, Savitar, and Bhaga guard us.
avs.6.54 [0605402] Confirm the princely power in him, Agni and Soma! grant him wealth.
avs.6.58 [0605803] Indra and Agni were renowned, famous was Soma at his birth; So too am I illustrious, most glorious of all that is.
avs.6.61 My word is truth; what I deny is falsehood, I who rejoice in Agni s, Soma s friendship.
avs.6.63 [0606304] Thou, mighty Agni, good and true, gatherest up all precious things.
avs.6.67 Let Indra slay each bravest one of you whom Agni hath con fused.
avs.6.71 [0607101] What food I eat of varied form and nature, food whether gold, or horse, sheep, goat, or bullock, Whatever gift I have received, may Agni the Hotar make it sacrifice well offered.
avs.6.71 [0607102] Whatever, sacrificed or not, hath reached me, bestowed by men and sanctioned by the Fathers, Whereby my heart seems to leap up, may Agni the Hotar make that sacrifice well offered.
avs.6.73 [0607301] Let Varuna come hither, Soma, Agni, Brihaspati come hither with the Vasus! Unanimous, ye kinsmen, come united, come to the glory of this mighty guardian.
avs.6.76 Let Agni thoroughly inflamed with all his tongues rise from his heart.
avs.6.76 [0607602] For length of life I use the name of Agni the Consuming God, Whose smoke the sage who knows the truth beholds proceeding.
avs.6.76 [0607604] Those who encompass slay him not: he goes not near his lurk ing foes The Kshatriya who, knowing well, takes Agni s name for length of life.
avs.6.85 [0608503] Even as Vritra checked and stayed these waters flowing every way, With Agni, God of all mankind.
avs.6.86 [0608602] The Sea is regent of the floods, Agni is ruler of the land, The Moon is regent of the stars: the one and only Lord be thou.
avs.6.88 [0608802] Stedfast may Varuna the King, stedfast the God Brihaspati, Stedfast may Indra stedfast, too, may Agni keep thy stedfast reign.
avs.6.93 Pure is the might of Varuna, Agni, Soma.
avs.6.94 [0609403] I have invoked both Heaven and Earth, invoked divine Sarasvati, Indra and Agni have I called: Sarasvati, so may we thrive!
avs.6.97 [0609701] The sacrifice is victor, Agni victor, victorious is Soma, Indra conquers: So will we bring oblation unto Agni, this sacrifice that I may win all battles.
avs.6.103 Indra hath girded these with cord: bind them together, Agni, thou!
avs.6.103 [0610303] Those yonder who approach to fight, with banners raised along their ranks, Indra hath girded these with cord: bind them together, Agni, thou!
avs.6.104 Securely bind our enemies, O Agni, who are standing here.
avs.6.104 [0610403] Indra and Agni bind them fast, Soma the King, and both the Friends! May Indra, girt by Maruts, make a bond to bind our enemies.
avs.6.106 Let Agni bring us healing balm!
avs.6.108 [0610804] Do thou, O Agni, make me wise this day with that Intelligence.
avs.6.110 And now, O Agni, make thy person friendly, and win felicity for us by worship.
avs.6.111 [0611101] Unbind and loose for me this man, O Agni, who bound and well restrained is chattering folly. [p. a252] Afterward he will offer thee thy portion when he hath been delivered from his madness.
avs.6.111 [0611102] Let Agni gently soothe thy mind when fierce excitement troubles it.
avs.6.112 [0611201] Let not this one, O Agni, wound the highest of these: preserve thou him from utter ruin.
avs.6.112 [0611202] Rend thou the; bonds of these asunder, Agni! the, threefold noose whereby the three were fastened.
avs.6.117 [0611701] That which I eat, a debt which still is owing, the tribute due to Yama, which supports me, [p. a255] Thereby may I be free from debt, O Agni.
avs.6.117 Throwing away the grain whence I have eaten, thereby shall I be free from debt, O Agni.
avs.6.119 [0611901] The debt which I incur, not gaming, Agni! and, not intending to repay, acknowledge, [p. a256] That may Vaisvanara, the best, our sovran, carry away into the world of virtue.
avs.6.120 [0612001] If we have injured Air, or Earth, or Heaven, if we have wronged our Mother or our Father, May Agni Garhapatya here absolve us, and bear us up into the world of virtue.
avs.6.121 [0612102] If thou art bound with cord or tied to timber, fixt in the earth, or by a word imprisoned, Our Agni Garhapatya here shall free thee, and lead thee up into the world of virtue.
avs.6.122 3, Stand on my side and range yourselves in order, ye two! The faithful reach this world of Svarga. [p. a258] When your dressed food hath been bestowed on Agni, to guard it, wife and husband, come together!
avs.6.122 Agni, may we, beyond decay, invited, in the third heaven, feast and enjoy the banquet.
avs.6.124 I, Agni! share the merit of the pious, with vigour, milk, and hymns and sacrifices.
avs.6.130 Madden him, Agni, madden him.
avs.6.132 [0613204] The charm, aglow with longing, which Indra and Agni have effused within the bosom of the floods, That spell for thee I heat by Varuna s decree.
avs.7.1 Glorification of the power of prayer and to Agni
avs.7.17 [0701704] May this our gift please Savitar, Rati, Dhatar, Prajapati, and Agni Lord of Treasures.
avs.7.20 [0702001] Anumati approve to day our sacrifice among the Gods! May Agni bear mine offerings away for me the worshipper.
avs.7.24 [0702401] What treasure hath been dug for us by Indra, by Agni, Visve devas, tuneful Maruts, On us may Savitar whose laws are faithful, Prajapati, and Heavenly Grace bestow it.
avs.7.29 To Agni and Vishnu
avs.7.29 [0702901] This is your glorious might, Agni and Vishnu! Ye drink the essence of the mystic butter.
avs.7.29 [0702902] Ye love the great law, Agni Vishnu! joying, ye feast on mystic essences of butter, Exalted in each house with fair laudation.
avs.7.32 A prayer to Agni for long life
avs.7.33 [0703301] Let Pushan, let the Maruts, let Brihaspati pour forth on me; This present Agni pour on me children and riches in a stream! May he bestow long life on me.
avs.7.34 [0703401] Agni, drive off my rivals born and living, repel those yet unborn, O Jatavedas.
avs.7.50 [0705003] I pray to Agni, him who guards his treasure: here, won by homage, may he pile our winnings.
avs.7.53 [0705301] As thou, Brihaspati, from the curse hast saved us, from dwel ling yonder in the realm of Yama, The Asvins, leeches of the Gods, O Agni, have chased Death far from us with mighty powers.
avs.7.53 Thy noblest guardian and thy lord is Agni. [p. a292]
avs.7.53 [0705303] Return, thy life now vanished into distance! Return, the breath thou drawest and exhalest! Agni hath snatched it from Destruction s bosom: into thyself again I introduce it.
avs.7.53 [0705306] I send thee back thy vital breath; I drive Consumption far from thee, May Agni here, most excellent, sustain our life on every side.
avs.7.61 [0706101] Since, Agni, with our fervent zeal we undergo austerity, May we be dear to Sacred Lore, may we be wise and live long lives.
avs.7.61 [0706102] Agni, we practise acts austere, we undergo austerity.
avs.7.62 [0706206] Like a car warrior, Agni here, grown mighty, Lord of the brave, Chief Priest, hath conquered footmen.
avs.7.63 [0706301] We call with lauds from his most lofty dwelling victorious Agni, conqueror in battles.
avs.7.63 May he conveyus over all distresses, may the God Agni bear us past our troubles.
avs.7.64 [0706402] May Agni Garhapatya save and set me free from all this guilt.
avs.7.70 I with the anger of the God Agni have killed thy sacrifice. [p. a300]
avs.7.70 [0707005] Behind thy back I tie thine arms, I bind a bandage on thy mouth: With the terrific Agni s wrath have I destroyed thy sacrifice.
avs.7.71 In praise of Agni
avs.7.71 [0707101] We set thee round us as a fort, victorious Agni! thee a sage, Bold in thy colour day by day, destroyer of the treacherous foe.
avs.7.73 [0707301] Inflamed is Agni, Heroes! charioteer of heaven.
avs.7.73 And, Agni, having scattered all assailants, bring to us the posses sions of our foemen.
avs.7.73 [0707310] Show thyself strong for mighty bliss, O Agni! Most excellent be thine effulgent splendours! Make easy to maintain our household lordship, and overcome the might of those who hate us.
avs.7.78 Even here, perpetual, Agni, wax thou strong. [p. a305]
avs.7.78 [0707802] I with celestial prayer appoint thee, Agni, maintainer of this man in princely powers.
avs.7.82 In praise of Agni
avs.7.82 [0708202] Agni I first appropriate with power, with splendour, and with might.
avs.7.82 I give myself children and lengthened life, with Hail! take Agni to myself.
avs.7.82 [0708203] Even here do thou, O Agni, stablish wealth: let not oppressors injure thee by thinking of thee first.
avs.7.82 Light be thy task of ruling, Agni, with, thy power: may he who worships thee wax strong, invincible.
avs.7.82 [0708204] Agni hath looked upon the spring of Morning, looked on the days, the earliest Jatavedas.
avs.7.82 [0708205] Agni hath looked upon the spring of Mornings, looked on the days, the earliest Jatavedas.
avs.7.82 [0708206] Butter to thee in heaven thy home, O Agni! Manu this day hath kindled thee with butter.
avs.7.82 Let the Celestial Daughters bring thee butter: Let cows pour butter forth for thee, O Agni.
avs.7.84 [0708401] Holder of sway, shine here refulgent, Agni! invincible immortal Jatavedas.
avs.7.87 A prayer to Rudra as Agni
avs.7.87 [0708701] To Rudra in the fire, to him who dwells in floods, to Rudra who hath entered into herbs and plants, To him who formed and fashioned all these worlds, to him this Rudra, yea, to Agni, reverence be paid!
avs.7.89 [0708901] The heavenly Waters have I ranged: we have been sated with their dew. [p. a311] Here, Agni, bearing milk, am I.
avs.7.97 [0709703] The willing Gods whom, God, thou hast brought hither, send thou to their own dwelling place, O Agni.
avs.7.106 [0710601] Each thoughtless ill that we have done, O Agni, all error in our conduct, Jatavedas! Therefrom do thou, O sapient God, preserve us.
avs.7.108 [0710801] Whoso by stealth or openly would harm us, a friend who knows us, or a stranger, Agni! May the strange she fiend armed with teeth attack them: O Agni, theirs be neither home nor children!
avs.7.109 [0710902] Bear butter to the Apsarases, O Agni, and to the Dice bear dust and sand and water.
avs.7.110 [0711001] Resistless, Agni, Indra, smite his foemen for the worshipper, For best foe slayers are ye both.
avs.7.110 [0711002] Agni I call, and Indra, foe destroyers, swift moving, heroes, Gods who wield the thunder, Through whom they won the light in the beginning, these who have made all worlds their habitation.
avs.7.114 Let Agni slay the fiendish hags, Soma kill bags who trouble us.
avs.8.1 [0800102] Bhaga hath lifted up this man, and Soma with his filaments, Indra and Agni, and the Gods the Maruts, raised him up to health.
avs.8.1 Be not thou parted from this world, from sight of Agni and the Sun.
avs.8.1 [0800116] Let not the fiend with snapping jaws, nor darkness find thee: tongue, holy grass: how shouldst thou perish? May the Adityas and the Vasus, Indra and Agni raise thee and to health restore thee.
avs.8.2 Far have I banished flesh consuming Agni: I place a rampart for thy life s protection.
avs.8.2 [0800213] I win thy life from Agni, from the living everlasting Jatavedas.
avs.8.2 May Indra, Agni, all the Gods, with willing favour look on thee.
avs.8.2 [0800227] One and a hundred modes of death, dangers that may be over come, May Gods deliver thee from this when Agni, dear to all men, bids.
avs.8.2 [0800228] Body of Agni prompt to save, slayer of fiends and foes art thou, Yea, banisher of malady, the healing balm called Putudru.
avs.8.3 Enkindled, sharpened by our rites, may Agni protect us in the day and night from evil.
avs.8.3 [0800304] Pierce through the Yatudhana s skin, O Agni; let the destroying dart with fire consume him.
avs.8.3 [0800305] Where now thou seest, Agni Jatavedas! a Yatudhana, standing still or roaming.
avs.8.3 [0800306] Bending thy shafts through sacrifices, Agni! dipping thine arrows in the hymn to point them, Pierce to the heart therewith the Yatudhanas, and break their arms uplifted to attack thee.
avs.8.3 Strike down that fiend, blazing before him, Agni! Let spotted carrion eating kites devour him.
avs.8.3 [0800308] Here tell this forth, O Agni: whosoever is, he himself, or acteth as, a demon, Grasp him, O thou most youthful, with thy fuel: to the Man Seer s eye give him as booty.
avs.8.3 [0800309] With keen glance guard the sacrifice, O Agni: thou Sage, con duct it onward to the Vasus.
avs.8.3 Demolish with thy flame his ribs, O Agni: the Yatudhana s root destroy thou triply.
avs.8.3 [0800311] Thrice, Agni, let thy noose surround the demon who with his falsehood injures holy Order.
avs.8.3 [0800312] Agni, what curse the pair this day may utter, what rude rough word the worshippers have spoken, Each arrowy taunt sped from the angry spirit, pierce to the heart therewith the Yatudhanas.
avs.8.3 [0800313] With fervent heat exterminate the demons: destroy the fiends with glow and flame, O Agni.
avs.8.3 [0800315] The fiend who smears himself with flesh of cattle, with flesh of horses and of human bodies, Who steals the milch cow s milk away, O Agni, tear off the heads of such with fiery fury. [p. a329]
avs.8.3 Agni, if one should glut him with the biestings, pierce with thy flame his vitals as he meets thee.
avs.8.3 [0800318] Agni, from days of old thou slayest demons: never have Rakshasas in fight overcome thee.
avs.8.3 [0800319] Guard us, O Agni, from above and under, protect us from be hind and from before us; And may thy flames, most fierce and never wasting, glowing with fervent heat, consume the sinner.
avs.8.3 [0800320] From rear, from front, from under, from above us, Agni, pro tect us as a sage with wisdom.
avs.8.3 Guard to old age thy friend as friend eternal: O Agni, as im mortal, guard us mortals.
avs.8.3 [0800321] Lend thou the worshipper that eye, O Agni, where with thou lookest on the hoof armed demons.
avs.8.3 [0800322] We set thee round us as a fort, victorious Agni! thee, a sage, In conquering colour day by day, destroyer of the treacherous foe.
avs.8.3 [0800323] With deadly poison strike thou back the treacherous brood of Rakshasas, O Agni, with thy sharpened glow, with rays that flash with points of flame.
avs.8.3 [0800324] Agni shines far and wide with lofty splendour, and by his great ness makes all things apparent.
avs.8.3 [0800326] Bright, radiant, meet to be adored, immortal with refulgent glow, Agni drives Rakshasas away.
avs.8.4 [0800410] O Agni, whosoever seeks to injure the essence of our food, kine, steeds, or bodies, May he, the adversary, thief, and robber, sink to destruction,.
avs.8.4 [0800414] As if I worshipped deities of falsehood, or thought vain thoughts about the Gods, O Agni! Why art thou angry with us, Jatavedas? Destruction fall on those who lie against thee!
avs.8.5 [0800505] This Agni hath declared, Soma declared it, Brihaspati, and Savitar, and Indra.
avs.8.5 [0800510] May the Gods bind the Charm on him for armour, Indra, and Vishnu, Savitar Rudra, Agni, Prajapati, sublimest Parameshlhin, Viraj, Vaisvanara, and all the Rishis.
avs.8.5 [0800518] My coat of mail is Heaven and Earth, my coat of mail is Day and Sun: A coat of mail may Indra and Agni and Dhatar grant to me.
avs.8.5 [0800519] Not all the Gods may pierce, all leagued together, the vast strong shield which Indra gives, and Agni.
avs.8.7 [0800708] Germ of the Waters, Agni s food, Plants ever growing fresh and new, Sure, healing, bearing thousand names, let them be all collected here.
avs.8.7 [0800716] Emancipated from the sway of Agni, of Vaisvanara, go, covering the earth, ye Plants whose ruler is Vanaspati.
avs.8.8 [0800823] Year is the car, Full Year the seat for driving, Viraj the pole, the chariot s front is Agni, Indra the warrior, and the Moon the driver.
avs.8.9 [0800906] Vaisvanara s image is the sky above us, so far as Agni forced both spheres asunder. [p. a347] Thence from that region as the sixth come praise songs, and every sixth day hence again go upward.
avs.8.9 [0800914] She who was fourth was made by Agni, Soma, and Rishis as.
avs.9.1 [0900103] In sundry spots, repeatedly reflecting, men view upon the earth: her course and action; For she, the first born daughter of the Maruts, derives her origin from Wind and Agni.
avs.9.1 The Honey whip, the Manus first born daughter, derives her origin from Wind and Agni.
avs.9.1 [0900112] As at the second sacrifice Indra and Agni love him well, Let the pair, Indra Agni, lay splendour and strength within my soul.
avs.9.1 Bringing milk, Agni! have I come: splendour and strength bestow on me!
avs.9.1 [0900115] Grant me, O Agni, splendid strength, and progeny, and length ened life.
avs.9.2 [0900204] Drive them away, drive them afar, O Kama; indigence fall on those who are my foemen! When they have been cast down to deepest darkness, consume their dwellings with thy fire, O Agni.
avs.9.2 [0900206] By Kama s might, King Varuna s and Indra s, by Vishnu s strength, and Savitar s instigation, I chase my foes with sacrifice to Agni, as a deft steersman drives his boat through waters.
avs.9.2 [0900209] Ye, Indra, Agni, Kama! come together and cast mine adver saries down beneath me.
avs.9.2 When they have sunk into the deepest darkness, O Agni, with thy fire consume their dwellings. [p. a360]
avs.9.2 [0900213] Agni averts, Indra averts, and Soma: may the averting Gods avert this foeman.
avs.9.2 [0900220] Wide as the space which heaven and earth encompass, far as the flow of waters, far as Agni, [p. a361] Stronger than these art thou, and great for ever.
avs.9.2 [0900224] Not even Vata is the peer of Kama, not Agni, Chandramas the Moon, nor Surya.
avs.9.3 [0900307] Store house of Soma, Agni s hall, the ladies bower, the resi dence, The seat of Gods art thou, O Goddess House. [p. a363]
avs.9.3 [0900312] Homage to him! We worship too the giver and the Mansion s lord: Homage to Agni! to the man who serves at holy rites for thee.
avs.9.3 [0900314] Agni thou shelterest within, and people with domestic beasts.
avs.9.3 [0900319] May Indra, Agni, deathless Gods, protect the house where Soma dwells, House that was founded with the prayer, built and erected by the wise.
avs.9.3 Built with eight side posts, or with ten, lies Agni like a babe unborn.
avs.9.3 With Agni, the immortal one, I enter and possess the house.
avs.9.4 May Agni Jatavedas bear him offered, on pathways traversed by the Gods, to Indra. [p. a366]
avs.9.5 [0900507] The Goat is Agni: light they call him, saying that living man must give him to the Brahman.
avs.9.5 [0900513] Truly the Goat sprang from the glow of Agni, inspired as sage with all a sage s power.
avs.9.5 [0900517] Convey our sacrifice to heaven, that it may reach the Gods, with that Whereby thou, Agni, bearest wealth in thousands, and all pre cious things.
avs.9.5 [0900519] The droppings of the Odanas attending the Goat which I have lodged with priest or people May all this know us in the world of virtue, O Agni, at the meeting of the pathways.
avs.9.6 [0900606] The libation which they bring; the sacrificial victim dedicated to Agni and Soma which is tied to the post, that, verily, is this man.
avs.9.7 [0900701] Prajapati and Parameshthin are the two horns, Indra is the head, Agni the forehead, Yama the joint of the neck.
avs.9.7 [0900719] Sitting he is Agni, when he hath stood up he is the Asvins.
avs.9.9 Herein established, joined in pairs together, seven hundred sons and twenty stand, O Agni.
avs.9.10 [0901028] They call him Indra, Mitra, Varuna, Agni; and he is heavenly nobly winged Garutman.
avs.9.10 That which is One bards call by many a title: they call It Agni, Yama, Matariswan.
avs.10.1 Run, be gone! Indra and Agni, Guardian Lords of living creatures, shield us well!
avs.10.2 [1000220] What leads him to the learned priest? What leads him to this Lord Supreme? How doth he gain this Agni? By whom hath he measured out the year? [p. 7]
avs.10.2 As Brahma, Man wins Agni here Brahma hath measured out the year.
avs.10.3 [1000314] As Agni and the wind devour the trees, the sovrans of the wood, Even so devour my rivals, born before me and born after.
avs.10.3 [1000322] As glory dwells in sacrifice to Agni, and the hallowing word, So may the Charm, etc.
avs.10.4 [1000427] Agni hath found the venom of the serpent, Soma drawn it out.
avs.10.5 [1000507] Ye are the share of Agni.
avs.10.5 [1000525] Thou art the step of Vishnu, rival slayer, sharpened by earth, aglow with fire of Agni, Earth have I ranged: from earth we bar him who hates us and whom we hate.
avs.10.5 With milk, O Agni, have I come; bestow upon me splendid strength.
avs.10.5 [1000547] Give me the boon of splendid strength; give, Agni! progeny and life.
avs.10.5 [1000549] Destroy the Yatudhanas with thy fervour, consume the demons with thy wrath, O Agni.
avs.10.6 [1000606] The Charm Brihaspati hath bound, the fatness dropping citron wood, the potent Khadira for strength, This Agni hath put on: it yields clarified butter for this man.
avs.10.6 [1000635] Love thou, O Agni, pleased with burnt oblations, this sacred fuel that is ranged in order.
avs.10.7 [1000702] Out of which member glows the light of Agni? Form which proceeds the breath of Matarisvan? From which doth Chandra measure out his journey, travelling over Skambha s mighty body?
avs.10.7 [1000704] Whitherward yearning blazeth Agni upward? Whitherward yearning bloweth Matarisvan? Who out of many, tell me, is that Skambha to whom with long ing go the turning pathways?
avs.10.7 [1000733] Homage to highest Brahma, him whose eye is Surya and the Moon who groweth young and new again, him who made Agni for his mouth.
avs.10.8 greet the sage who knows the Veda, One and all, verily discuss Aditya, the second Agni, and the threefold Hansa.
avs.10.8 [1000839] When Agni passed between the earth and heaven devouring with his flame the all consumer, Where dwelt afar the spouses of one husband, where at that moment, where was Matarisvan? 40.
avs.10.9 [1000926] Each grain of rice in mortar or on pestle, all on the skin or in the winnowing basket, Whatever purifying Matarisvan, the Wind, hath sifted, let the Hotar Agni make of it an acceptable oblation.
avs.10.10 [1001007] Agni hath entered into thee; Soma, O Cow, hath entered thee.
avs.11.1 [1100101] Agni, spring forth! Here Aditi, afflicted, cooks a Brahmaudana, yearning for children.
avs.11.1 [1100102] Raise, as I bid, the smoke, my strong companions, lovers of free dom from deceit and malice! Victor in fight heroic, here is Agni by whom the Gods subdued the hostile demons.
avs.11.1 [1100103] Thou, Agni, wart produced for mighty valour, to cook Brahmaudana,O Jatavedas.
avs.11.1 [1100104] Burn up, O Agni, kindled with the fuel.
avs.11.1 [1100106] Strong art thou, Agni, conquering, all surpassing.
avs.11.1 [1100116] Agni, on thee the sacrificial caldron hath mounted: shining,.
avs.11.1 [1100129] Lay thou the chaff in Agni Jatavedas: remove the husks and drive them to a distance.
avs.11.1 Let Agni my protector, all the Maruts, the Visve Devas guard the cooked oblation.
avs.11.1 [1100136] Level the ways: go thitherward, O Agni.
avs.11.3 With the tongue of Agni.
avs.11.6 [1100601] We call on Agni, on the trees lords of the forest, herbs and.
avs.11.7 [1100701] The Residue of Sacrifice containeth name, and from, and world: Indra and Agni and the whole universe are comprised therein.
avs.11.8 [1100805] As yet the Seasons were unborn, and Dilator and Prajapati, Both Asvins, Indra, Agni.
avs.11.8 [1100808] From whom did Indra spring? from whom sprang Soma? whence was Agni born? From whom did Tvashtar spring to life? and whence is Dilator s origin?
avs.11.8 [1100809] Indra from Indra, Soma from Soma, Agni from Agni sprang Tvashtar from Tvashtar was produced, Dilator was Dhatar s origin.
avs.11.8 His other person have the Gods bestowed on Agni as a gift.
avs.11.9 [1100925] High sway have Maruts, and the God Aditya, Brahmanaspati, High sway have Indra, Agni, and Dilator, Mitra, Prajapati, High sway have Rishis given to you, showing upon our enemies where thou, O Arbudi, hast pierced.
avs.12.1 May Earth who bears Agni Vaisvanara, Consort of mighty Indra, give us great possessions
avs.12.1 [1200119] Agni is in the earth, in plants; the waters hold Agni in them, in the stones is Agni.
avs.12.1 Agni abideth deep in men: Agnis abide in cows and steeds.
avs.12.1 [1200120] Agni gives shine and heat in heaven: the spacious air is his, the God s Lover of fatness, bearer of oblation, men enkindle him.
avs.12.1 [1200153] Heaven, Earth, the realm of Middle Air have granted me this ample room, Agni, Sun, Waters, all the Gods have joined to give me mental power.
avs.12.2 A funeral hymn, and deprecation of Agni the Consumer of corpses
avs.12.2 O Agni, thou who eatest not the corpse, eat him who hateth us: him whom we hate we send to thee. [p. 83]
avs.12.2 [1200204] If the corpse eating Agni, or a tiger leaving his lair, hath entered this our homestead, With beans prepared in butter I expel him: far let him go to fires that lie in waters.
avs.12.2 [1200206] Again have the Adityas, Rudras, Vasus, the Brahman, bringer of good things, O Agni, Again hath Brahmanaspati disposed thee for long life lasting through a hundred autumns.
avs.12.2 [1200207] I sweep afar, for sacrifice to Fathers, corpse eating Agni who hath come among us, Although he saw this other, Jatavedas: in loftiest space let him inflame the caldron.
avs.12.2 [1200208] I drive corpse eating Agni to a distance: sin laden let him go to Yamas vassals.
avs.12.2 [1200209] I quickly sweep away corpse eating Agni, Death, with his bolt potdepriving men of motion.
avs.12.2 [1200210] Corpse eating Agni, toil worn, meet for praises, I send away bypaths used by the Fathers.
avs.12.2 Impurity leaveth us and sin departeth: lighted by the good cleanser Agni cleanseth.
avs.12.2 [1200212] Agni the God, the Breaker up, hath mounted to the heights of heaven.
avs.12.2 [1200213] On Agni here, the Breaker up, we wipe impurities away.
avs.12.2 [1200215] Corpse eating Agni we expel, the Agni who bewilders men, Him who is in our horses, in our heroes, cows, and goats, and sheep:
avs.12.2 [1200216] We drive thee forth to other folk, to alien cattle, alien steeds, Thee the corpse eating Agni, thee the Agni who bewilders men,
avs.12.2 [1200217] Whereon the Deities, whereon men too have purified themselves, Exalting fatness, cleanse thyself, Agni, therein and mount to heaven.
avs.12.2 [1200218] O Agni, kindled and adored, turn not away to visit us.
avs.12.2 [1200219] Wipe all away on lead and reed, on Agni, him who breaketh up, Then on a black hued sheep, and on a cushion pain that racks.
avs.12.2 [1200233] That Agni, Fathers! who, himself immortal, hath entered and possessed our mortal bosoms, Even him I grasp and hold the God with me, Let him not hate us, may we never hate him.
avs.12.2 [1200235] Agni, the banqueter on flesh, not banished, for the eldest son Taketh a double share of wealth and spoileth it with poverty.
avs.12.2 [1200236] What man acquires by plough, by war, all that he wins by toil of hand, [p. 86] He loses all if Agni the Carnivorous be not set aside,
avs.12.2 [1200238] Oft as a greedy beggar speaks the mortal who has brought distress, Those whom Carnivorous Agni close at hand runs after and detects.
avs.12.2 A learned Brahman must be sought to drive Carnivorous Agni, forth.
avs.12.2 [1200240] From any evil we have done, act of impurity or sin, Let waters purge me and from all that comes from Agni Breaker up.
avs.12.2 [1200242] Drive off Carnivorous Agni, thou Agni who eatest not the flesh;.
avs.12.2 [1200244] He who holds Gods within himself, the rampart and defence of men, Agni, the sacred household fire, hath come and stands between them both.
avs.12.2 [1200245] Prolong the lives of those who live, O Agni, Let the dead go unto world of Fathers.
avs.12.2 [1200246] Subduing all our adversaries, Agni, give us their food, their strength and their possessions.
avs.12.2 [1200250] They sever from the Gods, they live in sin and misery evermore, Those whom from very near at hand Carnivorous Agni casteth down as a horse tramples down the reeds.
avs.12.2 [1200252] Forward in spirit would he fly, and often turns he back again, Whomso Carnivorous Agni from anear discovers and torments.
avs.12.3 [1200324] Eastward may Agni as he cooks preserve thee.
avs.12.3 So living man and wife with living children remove thee from the hearth of circling Agni.
avs.12.3 [1200343] May Agni burn the God denying demon: let no carnivorous.
avs.12.3 [1200355] To the eastern region, to Agni the Regent, to Asita the Protector, Aditya the Archer, we present thee, this offering of ours.
avs.12.4 [1200426] For Agni and for Soma, for Kama, Mitra and Varuna, For these the Brahmans ask: from these is he who giveth not estranged.
avs.12.4 [1200434] As molten butter, held at length, drops down to Agni from the scoop, So falls away from Agni he who gives no Cow to Brahman priests.
avs.12.5 [1200541] Having become Flesh eating Agni the Brahman s cow entereth into and devoureth the oppressor of Brahmans.
avs.12.5 [1200561] Let Agni burn the spiteful wretch when crushed to death and slain by thee.
avs.12.5 [1200572] From earth let the Carnivorous Agni drive him, let Vayu burn.
avs.13.1 Agni, refulgent with his heightened lustre, in the third realm hath brought us joy and gladness.
avs.13.1 Even here may Prana be our friend: may Agni, O Parameshthin give thee life and splendour.
avs.13.1 Even here may Prana be our friend: may Agni, O Parameshthin, give thee life and splendour.
avs.13.1 [1300120] With splendour let God Savitar, and Agni, with splendour Mitra, Varuna invest thee.
avs.13.1 [1300125] Rohita, Bull whose horns are sharply pointed, superior of Agni and of Surya, He who supports the sundered earth and heaven, from him the Gods effect their own creations.
avs.13.1 Let Agni lead the laud, and chase our foemen.
avs.13.1 May conquering Agni, conqueror of all, destroy mine enemies.
avs.13.1 Our adversaries we consume through Agni the Carnivorous.
avs.13.1 [1300130] Beat them down, Indra, with thy bolt, beat them down, mighty with thine arm. [p. 110] I through the energy and force of Agni have secured my foes.
avs.13.1 [1300131] Cast down our foes beneath our feet, O Agni.
avs.13.1 Low let them fall, O Indra Agni.
avs.13.1 Men kindle common Agni: him only the higher sages know.
avs.13.1 [1300148] Rohita s Agni his who found heaven s light is kindled with the prayer.
avs.13.1 Then heat he took for Agni, and with rain for molten butter he created every living thing.
avs.13.1 [1300153] The earth became an altar, heat was Agni, and the butter rain. [p. 112] There Agni made, by song and hymn, these mountains rise and stand erect.
avs.13.2 [1300235] He hath gone up on high, the Gods bright presence, the eye of Mitra, Varuna and Agni.
avs.13.2 [1300246] Agni is weakened by the people s fuel to meet the Dawn who cometh like a milch cow, Like young trees shooting up on high their branches, his flames are mounting to the vault of heaven.
avs.13.3 [1300305] In whom Viraj, Prajapati, Parameshthin, Agni Vaisvanara abide with Pankti, He who hath taken to himself the breathing of the Supreme, the vigour of the Highest, This God, etc.
avs.13.3 [1300313] At evening he is Varuna and Agni, ascending in the morning he is Mitra.
avs.13.3 We know thy triple place of birth, O Agni, we know the deities triple generations. [p. 123]
avs.13.3 [1300323] Thou, Agni, kind with lights and mental powers, hast up in heaven shone as the Sun, enkindled.
avs.13.4 [1300405] Agni is he, and Siirya, he is verily Mahayama.
avs.14.1 Both Asvins were the paranymphs: Agni was leader of the train.
avs.14.1 [1400148] As Agni in the olden time took the right hand of this our Earth.
avs.14.1 [1400149] God Savitar shall take thy hand, and Soma the King shall make thee rich in goodly offspring, Let Agni, Lord Omniscient, make thee happy, till old old age a wife unto thy husband.
avs.14.1 [1400154] May Indra Agni, Heaven Earth, Matarisvan, may Mitra Varuna, Bhaga, both the Asvins, Brihaspati, the host of Maruts, Brahma, and Soma magnify this dame with offspring.
avs.14.2 [1400201] For thee with bridal train they first escorted Surya to her home, Give to the husband in return, Agni, the wife with future sons.
avs.14.2 [1400202] Agni hath given the bride again with splendour and a lengthened.
avs.14.2 Agni was the third husband: now one born of woman is thy fourth.
avs.14.2 [1400204] Soma to the Gandharva, and to Agni the Gandharva gave.
avs.14.2 Now, Agni hath bestowed on me riches and sons and this my bride.
avs.14.2 Let her, the mother of good sons, sit there and serve this Agni here.
avs.14.2 [1400224] Step on the skin and wait upon this Agni: he is the God who drives away all demons.
avs.14.2 [1400259] If, wearing long loose hair, these men have danced together in thy house, committing sin with shout and cry, May Agni free thee from that guilt, may Savitar deliver thee,
avs.14.2 May Agni, etc.
avs.14.2 May Agni free thee from that guilt, may Savitar deliver thee.
avs.14.2 [1400262] If any evil have been wrought by mischief makers that affects thy cattle progeny or house, May Agni free thee from the woe, may Savitar deliver thee.
avs.14.2 Let not this dust that sullies reach the Waters, nor Yama, Agni, nor the host of Fathers.
avs.15.4 [1500405] They made the two Winter months his protectors from the region of the nadir, and earth and Agni superintendents.
avs.15.6 Earth and Agni and herbs and trees and shrubs and plants followed him.
avs.15.6 He who possesses this knowledge becomes the dear home of Earth and Agni and herbs and trees and shrubs and plants.
avs.15.10 [1501007] Now this Agni is Priesthood, and yonder Sun is Royalty.
avs.15.10 [1501009] Who knows that Earth is Brihaspati and Agni Priesthood.
avs.15.12 [1501201] The man, to whose house, when the fires have been taken up from the hearth and the oblation to Agni placed therein, the Vratya possessing this knowledge comes as a guest.
avs.15.14 [1501408] He, when he went away to men, went away having become Agni and having made the exclamation Svaha an eater of food.
avs.15.15 [1501503] His first vital breath, called Upward, is this Agni.
avs.15.18 [1501803] His right ear is Agni and his left ear is Pavamana.
avs.16.1 [1600107] I let loose the Agni who is within the waters, Mroka the up rooter, the destroyer of the body.
avs.16.1 [1600108] Your Agni who entered into the waters, even he here is that very dread of yours.
avs.16.4 [1600404] Let Surya protect me from Day, Agni from Earth, Vayu from Firmament, Yama from men, Sarasvati from dwellers on the earth.
avs.16.4 May Agni give me inward and outward breath.
avs.16.6 [1600611] This, O Agni, let the Gods bear off to Such an one that he may be a fragile good for nothing eunuch.
avs.16.8 Let him not be freed from the noose of Indra Agni, etc.
avs.16.9 [1600902] This word hath Agni, this hath Soma spoken.
avs.17.1 [1700130] On every side let Agni guard and keep me; the rising Sun drive off the snares of Mrityu! [p. 173] Let brightly flushing Mornings, firm set mountains, and lives a thousand be with me united.
avs.18.1 [1800120] Yea, even this blessed Morning, rich in store of food, splendid, with heavenly lustre, hath shone out for man, Since they as was the wish of yearning Gods, brought forth that yearning Agni for the assembly as the Priest.
avs.18.1 drop most excellent and passing wise, Then when the Aryan tribes chose as invoking Priest Agni the wonder worker, and the hymn rose up.
avs.18.1 [1800124] Far famed is he, the mortal man, O Agni thou Son of strength, who hath obtained thy favour.
avs.18.1 [1800125] Hear us, O Agni, in the great assembly: harness thy rapid car,.
avs.18.1 [1800126] When, holy Agni, the divine assembly, the holy synod mid the Gods, is gathered, And when thou, godlike One, dealest forth treasures vouchsafe us too our portion of the riches.
avs.18.1 [1800127] Agni hath looked upon the van of Mornings, and on the days.
avs.18.1 [1800128] Agni hath looked against the van of Mornings, against the days the earliest Jatavedas; In many a place against the beams of Surya, against the heavens and earth hath he extended. [p. 177]
avs.18.1 Guard ceaselessly, great Agni, him who ponders Yama s name easy to be comprehended.
avs.18.1 [1800139] over the broad land thou goest like a Stega; here on vast earth let breezes blow upon us, [p. 178] Here hath our dear Friend Varuna, united, like Agni in the wood, shot forth his splendour.
avs.18.2 To Yama sacrifice prepared, and heralded by Agni, goes.
avs.18.2 [1800204] Burn him not up, nor quite consume him, Agni.
avs.18.2 [18002110] Away O Agni, to the Fathers, send him who, offered in thee, goes with our oblations.
avs.18.2 our sacrifice let Agni blast them. [p. 187]
avs.18.2 [1800234] Bring thou the Fathers one and all Agni, to eat the sacrifice.
avs.18.2 [1800236] Burn gently, Agni, burn not up the body with too fervent heat.
avs.18.2 [1800253] Ye have prepared, pathmakers, Agni Soma, a fair world for the Gods to be the it treasure.
avs.18.2 May he consign thee to these Fathers keeping, and to the gracious Gods let Agni give hee.
avs.18.2 [1800258] Mail thee with flesh against the flames of Agni; encompass thee about with fat and marrow; So will the bold One eager to attack thee with fierce glow fail to girdle and consume thee.
avs.18.3 [1800305] The speed of rivers craving heaven and cane, thou, Agni, art the waters gall.
avs.18.3 [1800306] Cool, Agni, and again refresh the spot which thou hast scorched and burnt.
avs.18.3 [1800311] May Agni balm me thoroughly with splendour; may Vishnu.
avs.18.3 [1800321] As in the days of old our ancient Fathers, speeding the work of sacred worship, Agni! Sought pure light and devotion, singing praises, they cleft the ground and made red Dawns apparent. [p. 194]
avs.18.3 [1800322] Gods, doing holy acts, devout, resplendent, smelting like ore their human generation, Brightening Agni and exalting Indra, they came encompassing the stall of cattle.
avs.18.3 [1800342] Thou, Agni Jatavedas, when entreated, didst bear our offerings, having made them fragrant.
avs.18.3 [1800344] Fathers whom Agni s flames have tasted, come ye nigh: in per fect order take ye each your proper place.
avs.18.3 [1800347] Come to us, Agni, with the gracious Fathers who dwell in glow ing light, the very Sages, Who thirsted mid the Gods, who hasten hither, oblation winners, theme of singers praises.
avs.18.3 [1800348] Come, Agni, come with countless ancient Fathers, dwellers in light, primeval, God adorers, [p. 196] Eaters and drinkers of oblation, truthful, who travel with the Deities and Indra.
avs.18.3 [1800353] Forbear, O Agni, to upset this chalice: the Gods and they who merit Soma love it.
avs.18.3 [1800355] What wound soever the dark bird hath inflicted, the emmet, or the serpent, or the jackal, May Agni who devoureth all things heal it, and Soma, who hath passed into the Brahmans.
avs.18.3 sweetly on thee the rain descend! O full of coolness, thou cool Plant, full of fresh moisture, fresh ening Herb, Bless us in waters, female Frog: calm and allay this Agni here.
avs.18.3 [1800365] Agni is shining forth with lofty banner: the Bull is bellowing to earth and heaven.
avs.18.4 [1800408] The Angirases pathway is the eastern Agni, the Adityas path way is the Garhapatya: The southward Agni is the way of Southerns.
avs.18.4 To Agni s greatness whom the prayer divideth go powerful, un scathed with all thy members.
avs.18.4 Burn southern fire, thine armour and protection: from air s mid region from the north and centre, on all sides, Agni, guard thou him from horror.
avs.18.4 [1800410] Do ye, with your most kindly forms, O Agni, waft, turned to rapid steeds whose ribs bear burthens, The sacrificer to the world of Svarga where with the Gods they banquet and are joyful.
avs.18.4 [1800411] Happily from the rear burn this man, Agni, happily from before, above, and under.
avs.18.4 [1800414] Fain to fly up from the sky s ridge to heaven, the worshipper hath mounted visible Agni. [p. 203] Lucid from out the mist to him, the pious, gleams the God travelled path that leads to Svarga.
avs.18.4 [1800415] On thy right hand let Indra be thy Brahman, Brihaspati Adhvaryu Agni Hotar.
avs.18.4 the milch cow Ida full of sweetness, Injure not, Agni, in the loftiest heaven Aditi heightening strength among the people.
avs.18.4 Waters, send Agni forward to the Fathers: let them accept the sacrifice I offer.
avs.18.4 [1800464] If Agni Jatavedas, as he bore you hence to the Fathers world, hath left one single.
avs.18.4 [1800465] Meet for men s praises, Agni Jatavedas was sent as envoy when the day was closing.
avs.18.4 [1800471] To Agni, bearer of oblation to the Manes, be Hail! and homage!
avs.18.4 [1800488] Bright Agni, we will kindle thee, rich in thy splendour, fading.
avs.19.3 A hymn to Agni for protection and prosperity
avs.19.3 [1900302] All majesty of thine in floods, in forest, in plants, in cattle, in the depths of waters Closely uniting all thy forms, O Agni, come unto us wealth giv ing, undecaying.
avs.19.3 Thy plenty far diffused mid human beings, even with this, O Agni, give us riches.
avs.19.3 Soften by sacrifice the wrath of Gods, O Agni.
avs.19.4 May Agni carry the sacrificer s present.
avs.19.4 Hail to Agni!
avs.19.6 Indra and Agni from his mouth were born and Vayu from his breath.
avs.19.8 lucky chase and happy omens; With blessing and success, immortal Agni, go to the mortal and.
avs.19.10 [1901001] Befriend us with their aids Indra and Agni, Indra and Varuna who receive oblations! Indra and Soma give health, wealth and comfort, Indra and Pushan be our strength in battle!
avs.19.10 [1901004] Favour us Agni with his face of splendour, and Varuna and Mitra and the Asvins.
avs.19.16 [1901602] May the Adityas from the sky protect me, Agni from the earth. [p. 226] May Indra Agni guard me from the eastward, on all sides may the Asvins give me shelter.
avs.19.17 [1901701] Agni from eastward guard me with the Vasus! To him I go, in him I rest: this fort I seek for refuge.
avs.19.18 [1901801] Let those who vex me from the eastern region, sinners, praise Agni followed by the Vasus.
avs.19.20 [1902001] May Soma, Varuna the King, both Asvins, Yama and Pushan guard us well from Mrityu Death caused by men, which Indra Agni, Dhatar, Brihaspati and Savitar appointed.
avs.19.24 This is the spoken word of Agni, Soma, Brihaspati and Savitar, and Indra.
avs.19.27 [1902705] Increasing thee with butter I, Agni! with fatness sprinkle thee.
avs.19.27 Let not magicians harm the life of Agni or of Moon or Sun.
avs.19.33 [1903301] Hundred stemmed, succulent, and worth a thousand, the Royal Rite of plants, the Water s Agni, Let this same Darbha guard us from all quarters.
avs.19.37 [1903701] To me hath come this word given by Agni, fame, force and might, and strength, and life, and lustre.
avs.19.37 May Agni too bestow on me three times a hundred manly powers.
avs.19.43 [1904301] Whither men versed in Brahma go, with fervour and the cleans ing rite, Thither let Agni lead me, let Agni give me intelligence, All hail to Agni!
avs.19.45 [1904503] Increasing from the Waters strength and vigour, sprung into life from Agni Jatavedas, Strong as four heroes, mountain born, this Ointment make for thee quarters and mind points auspicious!
avs.19.45 [1904506] May Agni protect me with fire for inspiration and expiration, for strength, for energy, for vigour, for weal and prosperity.
avs.19.55 A hymn to Agni for protection and prosperity
avs.19.55 [1905501] Bringing, as it were, with care unceasing fodder night after night to feed this stabled Courser, Joying in food and in the growth of riches, may we thy neigh bours, Agni, never be injured.
avs.19.55 Joying in food and in the growth of riches, may we thy neigh bours, Agni, never be injured.
avs.19.55 [1905503] Each eve that comes our household s Lord is Agni, showing his.
avs.19.55 [1905504] Each morn that comes our household s Lord is Agni, showing.
avs.19.55 Glory to Agni, Rudra, the consumer and the Lord of food!
avs.19.55 [1905507] Only to thee bringing our tribute, Agni, each day as fodder to a stabled courser, Joying in food and in the growth of riches, may we the neigh bours, Agni never be injured.
avs.19.59 [1905901] God among mortals, Agni, thou art guard of holy Law, thou art To be adored in sacred rites.
avs.19.59 [1905902] When, ignorant, we violate the statutes of you, O Deities, with whom is knowledge, Wise Agni shall correct our faults and failings, and Soma who hath entered into Brahmans.
avs.19.59 Let Agni for he knows complete the worship.
avs.19.64 A prayer to Agni for children, long life, and various blessings
avs.19.64 [1906403] Whatever even be the logs which, Agni, we lay down for thee, propitious be it all to me: accept it, O most youthful God.
avs.19.64 [1906404] Agni, these logs are thine: with these be, fain to burn! a flaming brand.
avs.19.65 A hymn to Agni identified with the Sun
avs.19.66 A hymn to Agni as the Sun
avs.20.1 [2000103] Let us serve Agni with our hyms, Sage who consumeth ox and cow, Who beareth Soma on his back.
avs.20.2 [2000202] Let Agni from the Kindler s cup drink Trishtups, according to the season Soma from heaven.
avs.20.13 Let us not in thy friendship, Agni, suffer harm.
avs.20.13 [2001304] With these, borne on one car, Agni, approach us; or borne on many, for thy steeds are able.
avs.20.67 [2006703] I think on Agni, Hotar, the munificent, the gracious Son of strength, who knoweth all that live, as holy Sage who knoweth all.
avs.20.92 [2009208] Indra hath drunk; Agni hath drunk all Deities have drunk their fill.
avs.20.96 [2009606] For life I set thee free by this oblation from the unknown decline and from consumption; Or, if the grasping demon have possessed him, free him from her, O Indra, thou and Agni.
avs.20.96 Through hundred lived oblation Indra, Agni, Brihaspati, Savitar yield him for a hundred!
avs.20.96 [2009611] May Agni yielding to our prayer, the Rakshas killer, drive away.
avs.20.96 [2009612] Agni, concurring in the prayer, drive off the eater of thy flesh, The malady of evil name that hath attacked thy babe and womb.
avs.20.101 [2010101] Agni we choose, the messenger, the herald, master of all wealth,.
avs.20.101 [2010102] With calls they ever invocate Agni, Agni, Lord of the House, Oblation bearer, much beloved.
avs.20.101 [2010103] Bring the Gods hither, Agni, born for him who strews the sacred grass.
avs.20.102 [2010201] Meet to be lauded and adored, showing in beauty through the= dark, [p. 348] Agni the Bull is kindled well,
avs.20.102 [2010202] Agni is kindled as a Bull, like a horse bearer of the Gods; Men with oblations worship him.
avs.20.102 [2010203] Thee will we kindle as a Bull, we who are bulls ourselves, O Bull, Thee, Agni, shining mightily.
avs.20.103 [2010301] Solicit with your hymns, for aid, Agni the God with piercing flame, For riches famous Agni, Purumilha and ye men, Agni to light our dwelling well.
avs.20.103 [2010302] Agni, come hither with thy fires: we choose thee as our Hotar priest.
avs.20.103 [2010303] For unto thee, O Angiras, O Son of Strength, move ladles in the sacrifice, To Agni, Child of Force, whose locks drop oil, we seek, fore most in sacrificial rites.
avs.20.107 [2010714] The brilliant Presence of the Gods hath risen, the eye of Mitra, Varuna, and Agni.

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