Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 03 Jul 2011 11:22 and updated at 03 Jul 2011 11:22


avs.1.2 [0100203] When, closely clinging round the wood, the bowstring sings triumph to the swift and whizzing arrow, Indra, ward off from us the shaft, the missile.
avs.1.7 To Indra and Agni, for the detection and destruction of evil spirits
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 And afterward let Indra tear their heads off with his thunder bolt.
avs.1.8 To Indra, Brihaspati, Soma and Agni, for the destruction of sorcerers
avs.1.9 [0100901] May Indra, Pushan, Varuria, Mitra, Agni, benignant Gods, maintain this man in riches.
avs.1.9 broughtest milk to strengthen Indra, Even therewith exalt this man, O Agni, and give him highest rank among his kinsmen.
avs.1.16 Indra hath given me the lead: this verily repels the fiends.
avs.1.19 O Indra, make the arrows fall, turned, far from us, to every side.
avs.1.21 A prayer to Indra for protection
avs.1.21 [0102101] Lord of the clans, giver of bliss, fiend slayer, mighty over the foe, May Indra, Soma drinker, go before us, Bull, who brings us peace.
avs.1.21 [0102102] Indra, subdue our enemies, lay low the men who fight with us: Down into nether darkness send the man who shows us enmity:
avs.1.21 O Indra, Vritra slayer, quell the wrath of the assailing foe.
avs.1.26 [0102602] Our friend be that Celestial Grace, Indra and Bhaga be our friends, and Savitar with splendid Wealth. [p. a25]
avs.1.29 [0102901] With that victorious Amulet which strengthened Indra s power and might [p. a27] Do thou, O Brahmanaspati, increase our strength for kingly sway.
avs.1.35 [0103503] The light, the power, the lustre of the Waters, the strength of Trees, and all their forceful vigour, We lay on him as powers abide in Indra: so let him wear this Gold and show his valour.
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.2.3 [0200306] Bless us the Waters! be the Plants auspicious! May Indra s thunderbolt drive off the demons.
avs.2.5 Invitation to, and praise of Indra
avs.2.5 [0200501] Indra, be gracious, drive thou forth, come, Hero, with thy two bay steeds.
avs.2.5 [0200502] O Indra, even as one athirst, fill thee with meath as it were from heaven.
avs.2.5 [0200503] Swift conquering Indra, Mitra like, smote, as a Yati, Vritra dead.
avs.2.5 [0200504] O Indra, let the juices enter thee.
avs.2.5 Hear thou my call, accept the song I sing, here, Indra, with thy friends enjoy thyself, to height of rapture.
avs.2.5 [0200505] Now will I tell the manly deeds of Indra, the first that he achieved, the thunder wielder.
avs.2.12 [0201203] Hear this my call, O Indra, Soma drinker, as with a burning heart I oft invoke thee.
avs.2.14 [0201404] May Bhutapati drive away, and Indra, the Sadanvas hence.
avs.2.14 Let Indra with his bolt quell those who sit upon our dwelling s floor.
avs.2.27 [0202703] Yea, Indra laid thee on his arm, to cast the Asuras to the ground.
avs.2.27 [0202704] Indra devoured the Pata plant that he might lay the Asuras low.
avs.2.27 [0202705] With this I overcome my foes as Indra overcame the wolves.
avs.2.27 [0202707] Indra, defeat the speech of him who meets us with hostility.
avs.2.29 Give, both of you one minded, strength and riches. [p. a56] Let him with might win fields and victory, Indra! setting beneath his feet the rest, his rivals.
avs.2.29 [0202904] As Indra s gift, by Varuna instructed the fierce one came to us sent by the Maruts.
avs.2.29 [0202907] Erst (formerly) Indra, wounded, made this strengthening portion, eternal food: thine is it, here presented.
avs.2.31 [0203101] With Indra s mighty millstone, that which crushes worms of every sort, I bray and bruise the worms to bits like vetches on the grinding stone.
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 [0300104] Shot down the slope, with thy two tawny coursers, forth go thy bolt, destroying foes, O Indra! Slay those who fly, slay those who stand and follow.
avs.3.1 [0300105] Indra, bewilder thou the foemen s army.
avs.3.1 [0300106] Let Indra daze their army.
avs.3.2 [0300203] Dazing their senses, Indra, come hitherward with the wish and will.
avs.3.3 [0300302] Though he be far away, let the red horses bring Indra, bring the sage to us and friendship, Since with Sautramani Gods for him overpower Gayatri, Brihati, and hymn of praises.
avs.3.3 [0300303] King Varuna call thee hither from the waters! From hills and mountains Soma call thee hither! Let Indra call thee hither to these people.
avs.3.3 Indra and Agni, all the Gods have kept thy home amid the tribe.
avs.3.3 Drive him, O Indra, far away, and do thou bring this man to us.
avs.3.4 [0300406] Pass to the tribes of men. O Indra, Indra. Thou the Varunas hast been found accordant.
avs.3.5 [0300504] As Indra s gift, by Varuna instructed, Parna hath come, the mighty strength of Soma: This would I, brightly shining, love and cherish for long life lasting through a hundred autumns.
avs.3.6 [0300602] Crush down my foes, Asvattha! Rend, O Burster, those who storm and rage, With Indra, slayer of the fiends, with Mitra and with Varuna.
avs.3.8 [0300802] May Indra, Tvashtar hear my word with favour, may Dhatar, Rati, Savitar accept it.
avs.3.10 [0301012] Ekashtaka, burning with zealous fervour, brought forth her babe the great and glorious Indra.
avs.3.10 [0301013] Indra s and Soma s mother! thou art daughter of Prajapati.
avs.3.11 O Indra, thou and Agni!
avs.3.11 [0301103] With sacrifice thousand eyed and hundred powered, bringing a hundred lives, have I restored him, That Indra through the autumns may conduct him safe to the farther shore of all misfortune.
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 [0301204] This House may Savitar and Vayu stablish, Brihaspati who knows the way, and Indra.
avs.3.13 [0301302] As driven forth by Varuna ye swiftly urged your rolling waves, There Indra reached you as you flowed; hence ye are still the Water floods.
avs.3.13 [0301303] Indra restrained you with his might.
avs.3.14 [0301402] May Aryaman pour gifts on you, and Pushan, land Brihaspati, And Indra, winner of the prize.
avs.3.15 [0301501] I stir and animate the merchant Indra; may he approach and be our guide and leader. [p. a83] Chasing ill will, wild beast, and highway robber, may he who hath the power give me riches.
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.3.16 [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.3.17 [0301704] May Indra press the furrow down, may Pushan guard and cherish her.
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.3.19 Apart and clear, let shout and roar and shriek and lamentation rise! Let the Gods led by Indra, let the Maruts with our army go.
avs.3.20 [0302006] Both Indra here and Vayu we invoke with an auspicious call, That in assembly all the folk may be benevolent to us, and be inclined to give us gifts.
avs.3.20 [0302007] Urge Aryaman to send us gifts, and Indra, and Brihaspati, Vata, Vishnu, Sarasvati, and the strong courser Savitar.
avs.3.21 [0302103] The Fire that rideth by the side of Indra, the God Vaisvanara,.
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.3.22 [0302202] On this have Mitra, Varuna, Indra, and Rudra fixed their thought.
avs.3.27 [0302702] Indra is regent of the South, its warder Tiraschiraji, and the shafts the Fathers.
avs.4.2 Let Indra slay him with his bolt.
avs.4.2 Indra s and Soma s child, thou art Atharvan s tiger crushing charm.
avs.4.3 Let Indra slay him with his bolt.
avs.4.3 Indra s and Soma s child, thou art Atharvan s tiger crushing charm.
avs.4.4 Tu, Indra, corporis potens, virorum masculum robur in hoc homine depone.
avs.4.5 Lull all the women, lull the dogs to sleep, with Indra as thy friend!
avs.4.5 Let the rest sleep till break of day, I will remain awake till dawn, like Indra free from scath and harm.
avs.4.11 [0401102] The Bull is Indra over the beasts he watches.
avs.4.11 [0401103] Being produced among mankind as Indra, the Caldron works heated and brightly glowing.
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.4.19 May mighty Indra, Lord of Plants! give store of strength and.
avs.4.21 Here let them stay prolific, many coloured, and yield through many morns their milk for Indra.
avs.4.21 [0402102] Indra aids him who offers sacrifice and praise: he takes not what is his, and gives him more thereto.
avs.4.21 [0402105] To me the Cows seem Bhaga, they seem Indra, they seem a portion of the first poured Soma.
avs.4.21 These present Cows, they, O ye men, are Indra.
avs.4.21 I long for Indra with my heart and spirit.
avs.4.22 [0402201] Exalt and strengthen this my Prince, O Indra, Make him sole lord and leader of the people.
avs.4.22 Let him as King be head and chief of Princes, Give up to him, O Indra, every foeman.
avs.4.22 Grant unto him great power and might, O Indra, and strip his enemy of strength and vigour.
avs.4.22 May he as King be Indra s well beloved, the darling of the kine, the plants, the cattle.
avs.4.22 [0402205] I join in league with thee victorious Indra, with whom men conquer and are never defeated.
avs.4.22 Sole lord and leader and allied with Indra, bring, conqueror, thy foremen s goods and treasures.
avs.4.22 Sole lord and leader and allied with Indra, seize, conqueror, thine enemies possessions.
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.4.24 A hymn of prayer and praise to Indra
avs.4.24 [0402401] I think of Indra, only him for ever, fiend slayer, May these lauds of mine come near him.
avs.4.24 [0402407] Strong Lord, who leadeth hosts to meet for battle, who sendeth riches both of earth and heaven, I, suppliant, praise and ever call on Indra.
avs.4.30 I hold aloft both Varuna and Mitra, I hold aloft Indra and both the Asvins.
avs.4.31 [0403105] Unyielding, bringing victory like Indra, O Manyu be thou here our sovran ruler. [p. a141] To thy dear name.
avs.4.32 [0403202] Manyu was Indra, yea, the God was Manyu; Manyu was Hotar Varuna, Jatavedas.
avs.4.37 [0403708] With those dread hundred iron spears, the darts of Indra, let it pierce.
avs.4.37 [0403709] With those dread hundred golden spears, the darts of Indra, let it pierce. [p. a148] The Blyxa fed Gandharvas, those who bring no sacrificial gift.
avs.5.2 A glorification of Indra
avs.5.2 [0500208] Brihaddiva, the foremost of light winners, hath made these holy prayers, this strength for Indra. [p. a156] Free Lord, he rules the mighty fold of cattle, winning, aglow, even all the billowy waters.
avs.5.2 [0500209] Thus hath Brihaddiva, the great Atharvan, spoken to Indra as himself in person.
avs.5.3 A prayer to Agni, Indra, and other deities for victory and prosperity
avs.5.3 [0500303] May all the Gods be on my side in battle, the Maruts led by Indra, Vishnu, Agni.
avs.5.3 Lord of bay coursers, Indra, bless our children: harm us not, give us not as prey to others.
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.5.3 [0500311] Yea, we call Indra hitherward, the winner of wealth in battle and of kine and horses.
avs.5.6 The thirteenth month is Indra s home.
avs.5.6 [0500611] Thou art the house of Indra.
avs.5.6 [0500612] Thou art the guard of Indra.
avs.5.6 [0500613] Thou art the shield of Indra.
avs.5.6 [0500614] Indra s protection art thou.
avs.5.7 Let the twain Indra Agni, bring us treasures.
avs.5.8 [0500802] O Indra, come unto my call, This will I do.
avs.5.8 Let these exertions for the sake of Indra guide my wish aright.
avs.5.8 [0500804] Run, ye Exertions, farther on By Indra s order smite and slay.
avs.5.8 [0500805] The Brahman whom those yonder have appointed priest, for injury, He, Indra! is beneath thy feet.
avs.5.8 [0500807] Exertions which that man hath made, Exertions which he yet will make Turn them, O Indra, back again, O Vritra slayer, back again on him that they may kill that man.
avs.5.8 [0500808] As Indra, having seized him, set his foot upon Udvachana, Even so for all the coming years I cast those men beneath my feet.
avs.5.8 [0500809] Here, Indra Vritra slayer, in thy strength pierce thou their vital.
avs.5.8 Here, even here, attack them, O Indra.
avs.5.8 Indra, we closely cling to thee.
avs.5.14 [0501407] Now whether thou hast been prepared by Gods or been pre pared by men, We, with our Indra at our side to aid us, lead thee back again.
avs.5.18 [0501805] Whoever smites him, deeming him a weakling blasphemer, coveting his wealth through folly Indra sets fire alight within his bosom.
avs.5.18 For Soma is akin to him and Indra guards him from the curse.
avs.5.18 Indra quells him who curses us.
avs.5.20 Thou art a bull, thine enemies are weaklings: thine is the foe subduing strength of Indra.
avs.5.20 With Indra for ally call out our heroes, and with thy friends scatter and chase the foemen
avs.5.20 [0502012] Shaker of things unshaken, readiest corner to battles; conquer ing foes, resistless leader, Guarded by Indra, watching our assemblies, go quickly, breaker of their hearts who hate us.
avs.5.21 In fear at shadows and the sounds of feet which Indra sporteth with.
avs.5.21 [0502111] Do ye, O mighty Maruts, sons of Prisni, crush down, with Indra for ally, our foemen.
avs.5.21 Varuna, great God and sovran, Indra too, aye, Death,
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.5.23 [0502302] O Indra, Lord of Treasures, kill the worms that prey upon this boy.
avs.5.24 [0502411] May Indra who is Lord of heaven protect me.
avs.5.25 Indra and Agni lay the germ, Dhatar bestow the germ in thee.
avs.5.25 [0502506] Drink thou the procreative draught well known to Varuna the King, Known to divine Sarasvati, and Indra slayer of the foe.
avs.5.26 [0502603] In this great rite All hail! may sapient Indra use lauds, rejoicings, well yoked coursers.
avs.5.26 [0502611] Let Indra in this rite in varied manner All hail! use powers,.
avs.5.27 [0502713] Pay sacrifice to Indra, Jatavedas Agni, with Hail! Let all the Gods accept the gifts we offer.
avs.5.28 Endow it with heroic strength, O Indra: therein be lodged a triple power of increase.
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.5.31 [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.6.2 In praise of Indra
avs.6.2 [0600201] For Indra, ministering priests! run ye and press the Soma juice, That he may hear his praiser s word, and this my call.
avs.6.2 [0600203] For Indra, thunder armed, who drinks the Soma press the Soma out: He, youthful, conqueror, and Lord is praised by all.
avs.6.3 [0600301] Guard us the Maruts! Guard us well, O Indra, Pushan, Aditi.
avs.6.5 A prayer to Agni and Indra for the well being of a princely patron
avs.6.5 [0600502] Advance him, Indra! Let him be ruler of all akin to him. [p. a201] Grant him sufficiency of wealth: guide him to life and length of days.
avs.6.30 Lord of the plough was Indra, strong with hundred powers: the ploughers were the Maruts they who give rich gifts.
avs.6.33 A prayer to Indra for riches
avs.6.33 [0603301] He who controls this air and men who aid his strength, and wood, and heaven, the lofty seat which Indra loves.
avs.6.33 [0603302] The bold whose overpowering might the boldest never hath defied, [p. a215] As erst still, unassailable is Indra s wrath, and fame, and force.
avs.6.33 Indra is mightiest Lord among the folk.
avs.6.38 [0603801] What energy the lion hath, the tiger, adder, and burning fire, Brahman, or Surya, And the blest Goddess who gave birth to Indra, come unto us conjoined with strength and vigour!
avs.6.38 [0603802] All energy of elephant and panther, all energy of gold, men, kine, and waters, [p. a217] And the blest Goddess who gave birth to Indra come unto us conjoined with strength and vigour.
avs.6.38 [0603803] Might in car, axles, in the strong bull s courage, in Varuna s breath, in Vata, in Parjanya, In Warrior, in the war drum stretched for battle, in the man s roar and in the horse s mettle, May the blest Goddess who gave birth to Indra come unto us conjoined with strength and vigour.
avs.6.39 [0603901] Let sacrifice, like fame, thrive sped by Indra, inspired, well ordered, with a thousand powers.
avs.6.39 [0603902] We will pay sacrifice and serve with worship our glorious Indra, famous for his glories.
avs.6.39 Give thou us sway which Indra hath promoted, and in this boon of thine may we be famous.
avs.6.39 [0603903] Indra was glorious at his birth; Agni, Soma were born renowned.
avs.6.40 [0604002] May the Four Quarters give this hamlet power: Savitar favour us and make us happy! May Indra make us free from foes and danger: may wrath of Kings be turned to other places.
avs.6.40 O Indra, give us perfect peace, peace from behind and from be fore.
avs.6.45 [0604503] Indra and Brahmanaspati! whatever foolish deed we plan, May provident Angirasa preserve us from the sin and woe.
avs.6.47 [0604702] At this our second offering may Indra, Maruts, and Visve Devas never fail us.
avs.6.51 [0605101] Cleansed by the filter of the Wind comes Soma past all our enemies, meet friend of Indra.
avs.6.54 [0605401] Win the love of Indra that his friend may reach yet higher state.
avs.6.58 [0605801] May Indra Maghavan give me name and glory.
avs.6.58 [0605802] Indra from Heaven and Earth receiveth glory among the plants the Waters have their glory; Even so may we be glorious amid all the Universal Gods.
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.6.65 [0606503] Indra made first for Asuras the shaft designed for handless foes: Victorious shall my heroes be with Indra as their constant friend.
avs.6.66 [0606601] Handless be every foeman who assaileth, they who with missiles come to fight against us! Dash them together with great slaughter, Indra! and let their robber chief run pierced with arrows.
avs.6.66 Handless be ye, O enemies! Let Indra mangle you to day.
avs.6.66 So let us part among ourselves, in hundreds, Indra! all their wealth.
avs.6.67 [0606701] Indra and Pushan have gone forth along the ways on every side.
avs.6.67 Let Indra slay each bravest one of you whom Agni hath con fused.
avs.6.75 [0607501] Forth from his dwelling drive that man, the foeman who assaileth us: Through the Expellent sacrifice hath Indra rent and mangled him.
avs.6.75 [0607502] Indra, Foe Slayer, drive him forth into the distance most remote, Whence never more shall be return in all the years that are to come.
avs.6.82 [0608201] I call the name of him who comes, hath come, and still draws nigh to us. [p. a238] Foe slaying Indra s name I love, the Vasus friend with hundred powers.
avs.6.82 [0608203] Great, Indra.
avs.6.85 [0608502] We with the speech of Indra and of Mitra and of Varuna.
avs.6.86 [0608601] This is the Lord of Indra, this the Lord of Heaven, the Lord of Earth, The Lord of all existing things: the one and only Lord be thou,
avs.6.87 Stand stedfast here like Indra s self, and hold the kingship in the grasp.
avs.6.87 [0608703] This man hath Indra stablished, made secure by constant sacri fice.
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.6.94 [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.6.97 [0609703] In this strong hero be ye glad and joyful: cleave ye to him even as ye cleave to Indra.
avs.6.98 Praise of Indra
avs.6.98 [0609801] Indra be victor, never to be vanquished, to reign among the Kings as sovran ruler! [p. a246] Here be thou meet for praise and supplication, to be revered and waited on and worshipped.
avs.6.98 [0609802] Thou fain for glory, an imperial ruler, hast won dominion over men, O Indra, Of these celestial tribes be thou the sovran: long lasting be thy sway and undecaying!
avs.6.98 [0609803] Thou governest the north and eastern regions, Indra! fiend slayer! thou destroycst foemen.
avs.6.99 [0609901] Indra, before affliction comes, I call thee from the wide expanse.
avs.6.99 We take both arms of Indra to encompass us on every side.
avs.6.99 [0609903] We draw about us both the arms of Indra, our deliverer.
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 [0610402] This bond, made keen by Indra, I have formed with heat of holy zeal.
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.6.111 [0611104] May the Apsarases release, Indra and Bhaga let thee go.
avs.6.122 May Indra, Marut girt, grant me the blessing I long for as I pour you this libation.
avs.6.125 Honour with sacrifice the Car like Indra s bolt, the Car girt round with straps, the vigour of the floods.
avs.6.125 [0612503] Thou bolt of Indra, vanguard of the Maruts, close knit to Varuna and child of Mitra, As such, accepting gifts which here we offer, receive, O godlike Chariot, these oblations.
avs.6.126 O Drum, accordant with the Gods and Indra, drive thou afar, yea, very far, our foemen.
avs.6.126 Thou art the fist of Indra, show thy firmness.
avs.6.126 Let our car warriors, Indra! be triumphant.
avs.6.129 [0612901] With fortune of the Sisu tree with Indra as my friend to aid I give myself a happy fate.
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.6.135 [0613501] Whatever I eat I turn to strength, and thus I grasp the Thunder bolt, Rending the shoulders of that man as Indra shattered Vritra s neck.
avs.6.138 Let Indra with two pressing stones deprive him of his manly strength.
avs.6.141 [0614101] Vayu collected these: to find their sustenance be Tvashtar s care: May Indra bless and comfort them, and Rudra look that they increase.
avs.7.12 Indra, make me conspicuous in all this gathered company.
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.7.26 [0702606] Look ye on Vishnu s works, whereby the friend of Indra, close allied, Hath let his holy ways be seen.
avs.7.31 [0703101] Rouse us to day O Indra, Maghavan, hero, with thy best pos sible and varied succours, May he who hateth us fall low beneath us, and him whom we detest let life abandon.
avs.7.38 [0703802] This Herb wherewith the Asuri drew Indra downward from the Gods, With this same Herb I draw thee close that I may be most dear to thee.
avs.7.41 May he, with Indra for a friend, auspicious, traversing all air s lower realms, come hither.
avs.7.44 In praise of Indra and Vishnu
avs.7.44 Ye, Indra Vishnu, when ye fought your battle; produced this infinite with three divisions.
avs.7.46 [0704603] Thou who as Queen of men art Indra s equal, a Goddess coming with a thousand tresses, To thee our sacrifices are performed, O Consort of Vishnu Goddess, urge thy Lord to bounty!
avs.7.50 Give us wide room and easy way, O Indra; break down, O Maghavan, the foemen s valour.
avs.7.51 A prayer for Brihaspati s and Indra s protection
avs.7.51 [0705101] Brihaspati protect us from the sinner, from rearward, from above, and from below us! May Indra from the front and from the centre, as friend to friends, vouchsafe us room and freedom.
avs.7.52 Around us rise no din of frequent slaughter, nor Indra s arrow fly, for day is present!
avs.7.58 An invitation to Indra and Varuna
avs.7.58 [0705801] True to laws, Indra Varuna, drinkers of the juice, quaff this pressed Soma which shall give you rapturous joy! Let sacrifice, your car, to entertain the Gods, approach its rest ing place that they may drink thereof.
avs.7.58 [0705802] O Indra Varuna, drink your fill, ye heroes, of this effectual and sweetest Soma.
avs.7.70 Let Gods, by Indra sent, destroy his butter, and let his sacrifice be ineffective.
avs.7.72 An invitation to Indra
avs.7.72 [0707201] Rise up and look upon the share of Indra fixt by ritual use.
avs.7.72 Come to us, Indra: the Sun hath travelled over half his journey.
avs.7.72 Quaff thickened milk of noon s libation, Indra, well pleased, O Thunderer, famed for many an exploit!
avs.7.76 [0707606] Boldly drink Soma from the beaker, Indra! hero in war for treasure! Vritra slayer.
avs.7.79 In me have Gods of both the spheres, and Sadhyas, with Indra as their chief, all met together.
avs.7.81 [0708145] With that unwasting stalk which Gods, unwasting Gods, in crease and eat, [p. a307] May Varuna, Brihaspati, and Indra, the Lords and Guardians of the world, increase us.
avs.7.84 [0708402] Thou, Indra, lord and leader of the people, wast born for lovely strength and high dominion.
avs.7.84 Whetting thy bolt and thy sharp blade, O Indra, crush down our foes and scatter those who hate us.
avs.7.86 [0708601] Indra the rescuer, Indra the helper, Indra the brave who hears each invocation, Sakra I call, Indra invoked of many.
avs.7.86 May Indra Maghavan pros per and bless us.
avs.7.89 May the Gods mark this prayer of mine, may Indra with the Rishis mark.
avs.7.90 [0709002] May we with Indra s help divide the gathered treasure of the foe.
avs.7.91 [0709101] May Indra with his help, Lord of all treasures, be unto us a careful protector.
avs.7.92 [0709201] May this rich Indra as our good protector keep even far away the men who hate us.
avs.7.93 [0709301] With Indra s and with Manyu s aid may we subdue our enemies, resistlessly destroying foes.
avs.7.94 [0709401] We laid the constant Soma on with constant sacrificial gift, That Indra may make all the tribes unanimous and only ours.
avs.7.97 [0709702] With kine connect us, and with spirit, Indra! Lord of Bay Steeds, with princes and with favour, With the God destined portion of the Brahmans, and the good will of Gods who merit worship.
avs.7.98 [0709801] Balmed is the Grass with butter and libation, with Indra.
avs.7.98 Hail! let the sacrifice go forth anointed to Indra with the Gods and Visve Devas.
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.7.110 With hymns, O Indra, enter us for the juice pouring worshipper.
avs.7.111 [0711101] Belly of Indra art thou, Soma holder! the very soul of Gods and human beings.
avs.7.117 [0711701] Come hither, Indra, with bay steeds, joyous, with tails like pea cock plumes.
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 [0800115] May saving Savitar, Vayu, Indra, Dhatar restore thee to com munion with the living.
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 May Indra, Agni, all the Gods, with willing favour look on thee.
avs.8.4 [0800401] Indra and Soma, burn, destroy the demon foe! Send downward, O ye Bulls, those who add gloom to gloom.
avs.8.4 [0800402] Let sin, Indra and Soma! round the wicked boil, like as a cald ron set amid the flames of fire.
avs.8.4 [0800403] Indra and Soma, plunge the wicked in the depth, yea, cast them into darkness that hath no support, So that not one of them may ever thence return: so may your wrathful might prevail and conquer them.
avs.8.4 [0800404] Indra and Soma, hurl your deadly crushing bolt down on the wicked fiend from heaven and from the earth.
avs.8.4 [0800405] Indra and Soma, cast ye downward from the sky your deadly bolts of stone burning with fiery flame, Eternal, scorching darts.
avs.8.4 [0800406] Indra and Soma, let this hymn control you both, even as the girth encompasses two vigorous steeds The song of praise which I with wisdom offer you.
avs.8.4 Indra and Soma, let the wicked have no bliss whoso at any time attacks and injures us.
avs.8.4 [0800408] Whoso accuses me with words of falsehood when I pursue my way with guileless spirit, May he, the speaker of untruth, be, Indra! like water which the hollowed hand compresses.
avs.8.4 He slays the fiend and him who speaks untruly: both lie entan gled in the noose of Indra.
avs.8.4 [0800416] May Indra slay him with a mighty weapon, and let the vilest of all creatures perish, The fiend who says that he is pure, who calls me a demon though devoid of demon nature.
avs.8.4 [0800419] Hurl down from heaven thy bolt of stone, O Indra: sharpen it, Maghavan, made keen by Soma.
avs.8.4 [0800420] They fly, the demon dogs, and, bent on mischief, fain would they harm indomitable Indra.
avs.8.4 [0800421] Indra hath ever been the fiends destroyer who spoil oblations of the Gods invokers.
avs.8.4 Destroy him shaped as eagle or as vulture: as with a stone, O Indra, crush the demon.
avs.8.4 [0800424] Indra destroy the demon, male and female, joying and triumph ing in arts of magic! Let the fools gods with bent necks fall and perish, and see no.
avs.8.4 Indra and Soma, watch ye well.
avs.8.5 [0800503] With this same Amulet wise Indra routed the Asuras, with this he slaughtered Vritra, With this he won this pair, both Earth and Heaven, and made the sky s four regions his possession.
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 Indra wore thee, and, wearing thee, won in the wrestling match with man.
avs.8.5 [0800515] Whoever would destroy thee with Diksha rites, sacrifices, spells, Meet him and smite him, Indra! with thy hundred knotted thunderbolt.
avs.8.5 [0800517] Brave Indra, set before us light, peace and security from below, Peace and security from above, peace and security from behind.
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.8.5 [0800521] In this let Indra lay a store of valour: approach ye Gods, and enter it together, For his long life, to last a hundred autumns, that to full age his days may be extended.
avs.8.5 [0800522] Lord of the clan who brings, us bliss, fiend slayer, queller of the foe, May he, the conqueror, never subdued, may Indra bind the Charm on thee, [p. a336] Bull, Soma drinker, he who gives us peace.
avs.8.6 [0800613] All those who on their shoulders bear a head of monstrous magnitude, Who pierce the women s loins with pain, those demons, Indra drive away!
avs.8.8 [0800801] Indra the Shaker shake them up, brave, hero, fortdemolisher, That into thousand fragments we may strike the armies of our foes!
avs.8.8 [0800807] Great is thy net, brave Indra, thine the mighty match for a thousand, Lord of Hundred Powers! Holding them, with his host, therewith hath Indra slaughtered Dasyus a hundred, thousand, myriad, hundred millions.
avs.8.8 [0800808] This world so mighty was the net of Sakra, of the Mighty One: With this, the net of Indra, I envelop all those men with gloom.
avs.8.8 With your entangling snares and nets, Sarva and Indra! slay that host.
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 [0800921] Eight Elements sprang up, first born of Order: the Priests divine are eight in number, Indra! Eight are the wombs of Aditi, eight her children; for the eighth night is the libation destined.
avs.8.9 [0800923] To Indra eight, to Yama six, seven to the Rishis, seven to each: The number five accompanies waters and men and healing herbs.
avs.8.9 [0800924] The Heifer, all his own, poured forth for Indra control and milk at her first time of milking; And he then satisfied the four divisions, the Gods and men and Asuras and Rishis.
avs.8.10 [0801012] Her calf, her well beloved calf, was Indra: Gayatri was her rope, the cloud her udder.
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 May the Gods know me as I am, may Indra with the Rishis know.
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 [0900213] Agni averts, Indra averts, and Soma: may the averting Gods avert this foeman.
avs.9.2 [0900217] Far from the world wherein we live, O Kama, drive thou my foemen with that selfsame weapon Wherewith the Gods repelled the fiends, and Indra cast down the Dasyus into deepest darkness.
avs.9.2 [0900218] As Gods repelled the Asuras, and Indra down to the lowest darkness drove the demons, So, Kama, from this world, to distant places, drive thou the men who are mine adversaries.
avs.9.3 bands secure: With Indra s help we loose them as a skilful Slaughterer severs joints.
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.9.4 May Agni Jatavedas bear him offered, on pathways traversed by the Gods, to Indra. [p. a366]
avs.9.4 May he, the Bull, wearing the shape of Indra, come unto us, O Gods, bestowed, with blessing.
avs.9.4 [0900408] Both arms of Varuna, and Indra s vigour, the Maruts hump is he, the Asvins shoulders.
avs.9.4 Thee they call Indra, thee they call Sarasvan.
avs.9.4 [0900411] Let the priest joyfully extol the limbs and members of the Bull Who moved and roared among the kine as Indra moves among the Gods.
avs.9.4 [0900421] Indra here verily hath rejoiced: let him bestow conspicuous wealth.
avs.9.4 [0900422] With close connexion mingle with the cows in this our cattle pen: Mingle, the Bull s prolific flow, and, Indra! thine heroic strength!
avs.9.5 [0900502] I bring thee hither as a share for Indra; prince, at this sacrifice,.
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 [0900720] Standing east wards he is Indra, standing southwards, Yama.
avs.9.9 Whatever ye have made, Indra and Soma! steeds draw, as twere, yoked to the region s car pole.
avs.9.10 [0901028] They call him Indra, Mitra, Varuna, Agni; and he is heavenly nobly winged Garutman.
avs.10.1 Run, be gone! Indra and Agni, Guardian Lords of living creatures, shield us well!
avs.10.3 Let it afflict my foemen as Indra quelled fiends and Asuras.
avs.10.4 [1000402] The first of all is Indra s car, next is the chariot of the Gods the third is Varuna s alone.
avs.10.4 [1000410] This is the remedy against Aghasva and the adder, both: Indra and Paidva have subdued and tamed the vicious snake for me.
avs.10.4 [1000412] Bereft of life and poison they lie slain by bolt armed Indra s hand.
avs.10.4 Indra and we have slaughtered them.
avs.10.4 [1000416] Indra, Mitra and Varuna, and Vata and Parjanya both have given the serpent up to me.
avs.10.4 [1000417] Indra hath given him up to me, the female viper and the male, The adder, him with stripes athwart, Kasarnila, Dasonasi.
avs.10.4 [1000418] O Serpent, Indra hath destroyed the sire who first engendered thee: And when these snakes are pierced and bored what sap and vigour will be theirs?
avs.10.5 [1000501] Ye are the power of Indra, ye the force and strength of Indra, ye his hero might and manliness.
avs.10.5 May the Gods know this prayer of mine, may Indra with the Rishis know.
avs.10.6 [1000607] The Charm Brihaspati hath bound, the fatness dropping citron wood, the potent Khadira, for strength, This Charm hath Indra put on him for power and manly puissance.
avs.10.7 Skambha, I clearly know that all of thee on Indra is imposed.
avs.10.7 [1000730] On Indra Fervour rests, on him the worlds and Holy Law recline.
avs.10.7 Indra, I clearly know that all of thee on Skambha findeth rest.
avs.10.8 [1000842] Luller to rest, and gatherer up of treasures, Savitar like a God whose laws are constant, hath stood like Indra in the war for riches.
avs.10.9 [1000901] Binding the mouths of those who threaten mischief, against my rivals cast this bolt of thunder, Indra first gave the Hundredfold Oblation, welfare of him who worships, foe destroying.
avs.10.10 [1001009] When, Holy One, thou camest nigh invited by the Adityas call, Indra gave thee to drink, O cow, a thousand bowls of Soma juice.
avs.10.10 [1001010] The Bull, what time thou followedst the way of Indra, summon ed thee: Thence the Fiend slayer, angered, took thy water and thy milk away.
avs.11.1 purifie d and holy Women, May Indra, Marut girt, grant me the blessing which as I sprinkle you, my heart desireth.
avs.11.5 [1100507] The Brahmachari, fathering Prayer, world, Waters, Viraj, Prajapati, and Parameshthin, Lay as a germ within the Immortal s bosom, then became Indra and destroyed the demons.
avs.11.5 Prajapati shines bright; the bright Viraj grew potent Indra s self.
avs.11.5 [1100519] By Fervour and by self restraint the Gods draye Death away from them, And Indra brought by self restraint heaven s lustre to the deities.
avs.11.6 plants, Indra, Surya, Brihaspati: may they deliver us from woe.
avs.11.6 [1100623] The deathless balm that Matali knows, purchased at a chariot s price, Indra effused into the floods.
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.11.9 [1100904] The God whose name is Arbudi, and Nyarbudi the Mighty One, The two by whom the air and this great earth are compassed and possessed, With these two friends of Indra I go forth to conquer with the host.
avs.11.9 Let Conqueror and Victor, friends of Indra, overcome our foes.
avs.11.9 [1100920] May Indra, Lord of Might, strike down each bravest warrior of the foes, Whom this our band hath put to flight: let not one man of those escape.
avs.11.9 [1100923] Arbudi and Trishandhi fall upon our foes and scatter them, So that, O Indra, Lord of Might, Slayer of Vritra, we may kill thousands of these our enemies!
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.11.10 [1101009] By that same binding treaty which thou madest, Brihaspati! with Indra! and with Brahma, By Indra s pledge I bid the Gods come hither.
avs.11.10 [1101011] The Gods enjoyed Trishandhi for the sake of energy and power, Him under whose protection, both, Indra and yon Aditya stand.
avs.11.10 Let Indra break their arms away: no power to lay the shaft be theirs! Aditya utterly destroy their missile! Chandramas bar the path of him who lingers!
avs.11.10 [1101027] With this which Gods attend, with this which never fails to gain its end, Let Indra, Vritra slayer, smite, and with Trishandhi as a bolt.
avs.12.1 May Earth who bears Agni Vaisvanara, Consort of mighty Indra, give us great possessions
avs.12.1 [1200110] She whom the Asvins measured out, over whom the foot of Vishnu strode, Whom Indra, Lord of Power and Might, freed from all foemen for himself, May Earth pour out her milk for us, a mother unto me her son.
avs.12.1 Unslain, unwounded, unsubdued, I have set foot upon the Earth, On earth brown, black, ruddy and every coloured, on the firm earth that Indra guards from danger.
avs.12.1 Great stress is on thee, press and agitation, but with unceasing care great Indra guards thee.
avs.12.1 [1200137] The purifier, shrinking from the Serpent, she who held fires that lie within the waters, Who gives as prey the God blaspheming Dasyus, Earth choosing Indra for her Lord, not Vritra, hath clung to Sakra, to the Strong and Mighty.
avs.12.1 [1200138] Base of the seat and sheds, on whom the sacrificial stake is reared, On whom the Yajus knowing priests recite their hymns and chant their psalms, And ministers are busied that Indra may drink the Soma juice; [p. 79]
avs.12.1 [1200140] May she, the Earth, assign to us the opulence for which we yearn, May Bhaga share and aid the task and Indra come to lead the way.
avs.12.2 [1200247] Grasp ye this Indra, furtherer, satisfier: he will release you from disgrace and trouble.
avs.12.2 I made this Indra s fuel, and the Fire of Yama I removed.
avs.12.3 Southward may Indra, grit by Maruts, guard thee, Varuna strengthen and support thee westward, and Soma on the north hold thee together.
avs.12.3 [1200325] Drops flow, made pure by filters, from the rain cloud: to heaven and earth and to the worlds they travel, May Indra light them up, poured in the vessel, lively and sted fast, quickening living creatures.
avs.12.3 [1200356] To the southern region, to Indra the Regent, to Tiraschiraji the Protector, to Yama the Archer, we present, etc.
avs.12.4 [1200450] Solicited by Indra, still Bheda refused to give this Cow.
avs.12.4 [1200451] The men of evil counsel who advise refusal of the Cow, Miscreants, through their foolishness, are subjected to Indra s wrath.
avs.13.1 [1300103] Ye Maruts, strong and mighty, sons of Prisni, with Indra for ally crush down our foemen.
avs.13.1 Indra drink Soma: ours be peace and safety.
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 Low let them fall, O Indra Agni.
avs.13.1 [1300151] That decked by Wind, and that prepared by Indra Brahman aspati, Agnis of Rohita who found light, prayer enkindled, sacrificed.
avs.13.1 [1300159] Let us not, Indra, leave the path, the Soma presser s sacrifice.
avs.13.3 As Savitar, he moves through air s mid region, as Indra warms the heavens from the centre.
avs.13.4 [1300446] Stronger than immortality is Indra: stronger thou than deaths;
avs.13.4 [1300447] Yea, stronger than Malignity art thou, O Indra, Lord of Might.
avs.14.1 That, bounteous Indra! she may live blest in her fortune and her sons.
avs.14.1 May he, the Waters Child, send us sweet waters those that en hanced the power of mighty Indra.
avs.14.1 [1400141] Cleansing Apala, Indra! thrice, thou gavest sunbright skin to her Drawn, Satakratu! through the hole of car, of wagon, and of yoke.
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.14.1 Bring her, O Indra, gentle to her husband: bring her to us, O Savitar, blest with children.
avs.14.2 [1400242] The priestly meed wherewith ye twain present me, the vesture of the bride, the nuptial garment, This do ye both, Brihaspati and Indra, bestow with loving kind ness on the Brahman.
avs.14.2 [1400264] Join thou this couple, Indra! like the Chakravaka and his.
avs.15.1 He held a bow, even that Bow of Indra.
avs.15.2 In the eastern region Faith is his leman, the hymn his panegyrist, knowledge his vesture, day his turban, night his hair, Indra s two Bays his circular ornaments, the splendour of the stars his jewel.
avs.15.2 In the southern region Dawn is his leman, Mitra his panegyrist, knowledge his vesture, day his turban, night his hair, Indra s two Bays are his circular ornaments, New Moon Night and Full Moon Night are his running attendants, Mind, etc.
avs.15.10 [1501004] Let Priesthood enter into Brihaspati, and Royalty into Indra, was the answer.
avs.15.10 [1501005] Hence Priesthood entered into Brihaspati and Royalty into Indra.
avs.15.10 [1501006] Now this Earth is Brihaspati, and Heaven is Indra.
avs.15.10 [1501011] Who knows that Aditya is Royalty and that Heaven is Indra.
avs.15.14 [1501402] He, when he went away to the southern region, went away having become Indra, and having made Strength an eater of food.
avs.16.1 [1600109] May he anoint you with Indra s own mighty power!
avs.16.8 Let him not be freed from the noose of Indra Agni, etc.
avs.17.1 A prayer to Indra, Identified with Vishnu and the Sun, for the love of Gods, men, and beasts, general protection and prosperity, and all earthly and heavenly blessings
avs.17.1 Indra by name, adorable, I call: a long, long life be mine!
avs.17.1 Indra by name, adorable I call: May I be dear to Gods.
avs.17.1 Indra by name, adorable, I call: may creatures love me well.
avs.17.1 Indra by name, adorable, I call: may cattle hold me dear.
avs.17.1 Indra by name, adorable, I call: may equals love me well.
avs.17.1 [1700109] Do thou, O Indra, for our great good fortune, with thine in violable rays protect us.
avs.17.1 [1700110] Be thou most gracious unto us, Indra, with favourable aid, Rising to heaven s third sphere, invoked with song to quaff the Soma juice, loving thy home to make us blest. [p. 171] Manifold are thy great deeds, thine, O Vishnu.
avs.17.1 [1700111] Thou art the vanquisher of all, O Indra, omniscient Indra, and invoked of many.
avs.17.1 Indra, send forth this hymn that fitly lauds thee.
avs.17.1 Increasing by inviolate devotion as such in heaven grant us pro tection, Indra.
avs.17.1 [1700113] Grant us protection, Indra, with that body of thine that is on earth, in fire, in waters, That dwells within light finding Pavamana, wherewith thou hast pervaded air s mid region.
avs.17.1 [1700114] Indra, exalting thee with prayer, imploring, Rishis have sat them down in holy Session.
avs.17.1 [1700118] Indra art thou, Mahendra thou, thou art the world, the Lord of Life.
avs.18.1 [1800137] Companions, let us learn a prayer to Indra whom the thunder arms, To glorify your bold and most heroic Friend.
avs.18.1 No one may conquer Indra in the battle when he hath drunken of the draught we offer.
avs.18.3 Adityas, Sacirifical Posts exalt me! May Indra balm my hands with strength and splendour.
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 [1800325] From eastward Indra, Lord or Maruts, guard me, as in her arms Earth guards the heaven above us! Those who give room, who made the paths, we worship, you, mid the Gods, who share the gifts we offer.
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 [1800354] The chalice brimming over which erst Atharvan offered to Indra, Lord of wealth and treasure, Indu therein sets draught of virtuous action, and ever purifies himself within it.
avs.18.3 [1800367] O Indra, bring us wisdom as a sire gives wisdom to his sons.
avs.18.4 [1800415] On thy right hand let Indra be thy Brahman, Brihaspati Adhvaryu Agni Hotar.
avs.18.4 Breath of the rivers he hath roared into the jars, and through his wisdom entered into Indra s heart.
avs.18.4 [1800460] Indu is moving forth to Indra s destined place, and slights not as a friend the promise of his friend.
avs.19.5 [1900501] King of the living world and men is Indra, of all in varied form that earth containeth.
avs.19.6 Indra and Agni from his mouth were born and Vayu from his breath.
avs.19.8 [1900806] These flames of Brahmanaspati borne to all quarters in the wind, Turn them all hither, Indra, and make them most gracious unto, me.
avs.19.9 [1900906] Favour us Mitra, Varuna, and Vishnu, and Prajapati! Gracious* to us be Indra and Brihaspati and Aryaman.
avs.19.9 May Indra be my guardian, may Brahma protect and shelter me.
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 [1901006] Be the God Indra with the Vasus friendly, and with Adityas Varuna who blesseth.
avs.19.13 [1901301] These the two sturdy, manly arms of Indra, these that are won drous, mighty, and successful First, when the need hath come will I employ them by which the heaven of Asuras was conquered.
avs.19.13 [1901302] Swift, like a dread bull sharpening his weapons, rapidly striking, stirring up the people, Loud shouting, vigilant, the one sole Hero, Indra subdued a hundred hosts together.
avs.19.13 [1901303] With him loud roaring, ever watchful, victor bold, hard to over throw, whom none may vanquish, Indra the strong whose hand bears arrows, conquer, ye heroes now, now vanquish in the combat.
avs.19.13 [1901304] He rules with those who carry shafts and quivers, Indra who with his hand brings hosts together, Foe conquering, strong of arm, the Soma drinker, with mighty bow, shooting with well laid arrows.
avs.19.13 [1901305] Conspicuous by thy strength, firm, foremost fighter, mighty and fierce, victorious, all subduing, overcoming might, excelling men and heroes, mount the kine winning conquering car, O Indra.
avs.19.13 [1901306] Troop vanquisher, kine winner, armed with thunder, who quells an army and with might destroys it, Follow him, comrades! quit yourselves like heroes, and like this Indra show your zeal and courage.
avs.19.13 [1901307] Piercing the cow stalls with surpassing vigour, Indra the pitiless hero, wild with anger, [p. 224] Victor in fight, unshaken and resistless, may he protect our armies in our battles.
avs.19.13 [1901309] Indra guide these! Brihaspati, the Guerdon, and Soma, and the Sacrifice precede them! And let the banded Maruts march in forefront of heavenly hosts that conquer and demolish.
avs.19.13 [1901310] Ours be the potent host of mighty Indra, King Varuna, and Maruts and Adityas.
avs.19.13 [1901311] May Indra aid us when our flags are gathered: victorious be th arrows of our army.
avs.19.15 [1901501] Indra, give us security from that whereof we are afraid.
avs.19.15 [1901502] We call on Indra, on the liberal giver: we will be prosperous in men and cattle.
avs.19.15 Drive of the Druhs to every side, O Indra.
avs.19.15 Indra our saviour, kills the foe.
avs.19.15 Strong, Indra, are the arms of thee the mighty: may we betake us to their lofty shelter.
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 [1901708] May Indra, Marut girt, protect me from this region.
avs.19.18 [1901808] Let those who vex me from this quarter, sinners, praise Indra with the Marut host about him.
avs.19.19 [1901908] Indra arose with Might. To that fort, etc. [p. 228]
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.19.20 What Indra made his shield, may that protect us well on every side,
avs.19.24 [1902402] Invest this Indra for long life, invest him for great princely power, That I may lead him on to eld, that the man watch his princedom long.
avs.19.24 [1902407] In every need, in every fray we call, as friends, to succour us, Indra the mightiest of all.
avs.19.24 This is the spoken word of Agni, Soma, Brihaspati and Savitar, and Indra.
avs.19.26 [1902604] What Varuna the King knows well, and what the God Brihaspati, And Indra, Slayer of the Foe, may that bestow long life on thee, may that increase thy splendid strength.
avs.19.27 [1902701] Let the Bull guard thee with the kine, the Stallion with the fleet foot steeds. [p. 233] Let Vayu keep thee safe with prayer, and Indra with his mighty power.
avs.19.27 [1902709] The secret treasure of the Gods which Indra, by pathways travelled by the Gods, discovered, That gold the Waters with the triplets guarded.
avs.19.28 Like Indra rending Vala cleave mine adversaries hearts in twain.
avs.19.30 They call thee shield of Indra: thou protectest kingdoms from attack.
avs.19.31 With splendour come the Amulet hastened by Indra on its way!
avs.19.34 [1903408] Then when thou sprangest into life, Jangida of un measured strength, Indra, O mighty One, bestowed great power upon thee from the first. [p. 240]
avs.19.34 [1903409] To thee in truth, O Forest Tree, Indra the mighty One gave strength.
avs.19.35 [1903501] While their lips uttered Indra s name the Rishis gave us Jangida.
avs.19.42 Accept this offering of mine, O Indra.
avs.19.42 [1904204] With prayer I call on him who frees from trouble, Prince of Gods, Splendid, chief of sacrifices, I call the Waters Child and both the Asvins, Vigour is mine, and strength bestowed by Indra.
avs.19.43 All hail to Soma! [1904306] Whither, etc. [p. 246] Thither let Indra lead me, let Indra bestow upon me power.
avs.19.43 All hail to Indra!
avs.19.45 All Hail! [1904507] May Indra protect me with his Indra power for inspiration, etc. [p. 248]
avs.19.46 Shake off thy foes as Indra scattered Dasyus: quell all enemies.
avs.19.46 [1904603] Indra hath lent the power of sight, and vital breath and strength to this.
avs.19.46 [1904604] Around thy limbs I place the mail of Indra who hath become the Gods imperial Sovran.
avs.19.70 [1907001] Live, Indra.
avs.20.1 [2000101] Thee, Indra, we invoke, the Bull, what time the Soma hath been pressed.
avs.20.2 [2000203] Let Indra the Brahman from the Brahman s cup drink Trishtups, according to the season Soma from heaven.
avs.20.3 [2000301] Come, we have pressed the juice for thee: O Indra, drink this Soma here.
avs.20.3 [2000302] Let both thy bay steeds, yoked by prayer long maned, O Indra, bring thee nigh.
avs.20.3 [2000303] We Soma bearing Brahmans call thee Soma drinker with thy friend, We, Indra, who have pressed the juice.
avs.20.5 Most active Indra, close to thee.
avs.20.5 of the juice [p. 267] Doth Indra smite the foemen dead.
avs.20.5 [2000503] Indra, advance, go forward thou who by thy might art Lord of all.
avs.20.5 [2000505] Here, Indra, is thy Soma draught, made pure upon the sacred.
avs.20.6 [2000601] Thee, Indra, we invoke, the Bull, what time the Soma is ex pressed.
avs.20.6 [2000602] Indra, whom many laud, accept the strength confering Soma juice.
avs.20.6 [2000603] Indra, with all the Gods promote our wealth bestowing sacrifice, Thou highly lauded Lord of men.
avs.20.6 [2000605] Within thy belly, Indra take Soma the juice most excellent: The heavenly drops belong to thee.
avs.20.6 [2000606] Drink our libation, Lord of hymns: with streams of meath thou art bedewed: Our glory, Indra, is thy gift.
avs.20.6 [2000607] To Indra go the treasures of the worshipper which never fail: He drinks the Soma and is strong.
avs.20.7 [2000703] This Indra is our gracious Friend.
avs.20.7 [2000704] Indra, whom many laud, accept the strength conferring Soma juice.
avs.20.8 Presented on the right, dear Soma juices have brought us Indra,.
avs.20.9 [2000901] As cows low to their calves in stalls, so with our songs we glorify This Indra, even your wondrous God who checks attack, who joys in the delicious juice.
avs.20.9 [2000904] Wherewith thou sentest mighty waters to the sea, that, Indra, is.
avs.20.10 The living men of Priyamedha s race have sung exalting Indra with their lauds.
avs.20.11 [2001101] Fort render, Lord of Wealth, dispelling foemen, Indra with lightnings hath overcome the Dasa.
avs.20.11 O Indra, thou art equally the leader of heavenly hosts and human generations.
avs.20.11 [2001103] Leading his band Indra encompassed Vritra; weak grew the wily leader enchanters.
avs.20.11 [2001104] Indra, light winner, days creator, conquered, as guardian, hostile bands with those who loved him.
avs.20.11 [2001105] Forward to fiercely falling blows pressed Indra, hero like doing many hero exploits.
avs.20.11 [2001106] They laud the mighty acts of him the mighty, the many glorious deeds performed by Indra.
avs.20.11 [2001107] Lord of the brave, Indra who rules the people gave freedom to the Gods by might and battle.
avs.20.11 [2001108] Excellent, conqueror, the victory giver, the winner of the light and godlike waters, He who hath won this broad earth and this heaven, in Indra they rejoice who love devotions.
avs.20.11 [2001109] He gained possession of the Sun and horses; Indra obtained the cow who feedeth many.
avs.20.11 [2001111] Call we on Maghavan, auspicious Indra, best Hero in the fight where spoil is gathered, The Strong, who listens, who gives aid in battles, who slays the Vritras, wins and gathers treasures.
avs.20.12 [2001201] Prayers have been offered up through love of glory: Vasishtha, honour Indra in the battle.
avs.20.12 [2001202] A cry was raised which reached the Gods, O Indra, a cry to them to send us strength in combat.
avs.20.12 Indra, when he had slain resistless Vritras, forced with his might the two world halves asunder.
avs.20.12 [2001204] Like barren cows, moreover, swelled the waters: the singers sought thy holy rite, O Indra.
avs.20.12 [2001205] So may these gladdening draughts rejoice thee, Indra, the Mighty, very bounteous to the singer.
avs.20.12 [2001206] Thus the Vasishthas glorify with praises Indra, the Mighty One, whose arm wields thunder.
avs.20.12 May Indra glad den him at noon libation.
avs.20.13 [2001301] Lords of great wealth, Brihaspati and Indra, rejoicing at this sacrifice drink Soma.
avs.20.14 We, therefore, we thy friends, Indra, have chosen thee, free giver, as our guardian God.
avs.20.14 [2001403] Him who of old hath brought to us this and that blessing, him I magnify for you, Even Indra, O my friends, for help:
avs.20.15 [2001502] Now all this world, for worship, shall come after thee the offerer s libations like descending floods, When the well loved one seems to rest upon the hill, the thun derbolt of Indra, shatterer wrought of gold.
avs.20.15 [2001503] To him the terrible, most worthy of high praise, like radiant Dawn, bring gifts with reverence in this rite, Whose being, for renown, yea, Indra power and light, have been created, like bay steeds, to move with speed.
avs.20.15 [2001504] Thine, Indra, praised by many excellently rich! are we who trusting in thy help draw near to thee.
avs.20.15 [2001505] Great is thy power, O Indra, we are thine.
avs.20.17 In perfect unison all yearning hymns of mine that find the light of heaven have sung forth Indra s praise.
avs.20.17 [2001703] From indigence and hunger Indra turns away: Maghavan hath dominion over precious wealth.
avs.20.17 [2001704] As on the fair leafed tree rest birds, to Indra flow the gladden ing Soma juices that the bowls contain.
avs.20.17 [2001707] As waters flow together to the river, thus Somas to Indra flow, as rivulets to the lake.
avs.20.17 May Indra from the front, and from the centre, as friend to friends, vouchsafe us room and freedom.
avs.20.17 [2001712] Ye twain are Lords of wealth in earth and heaven, thou, O Brihaspati, and thou, O Indra.
avs.20.18 [2001801] This, even this, O Indra, we implore: as thy devoted friends, The Kanvas praise thee with their hymns.
avs.20.18 [2001804] Faithful to thee we loudly sing, heroic Indra, songs to thee.
avs.20.19 [2001901] O Indra, for the strength that slays the foe and conquers in the fight We turn thee hitherward to us.
avs.20.19 [2001902] O Indra, Lord of Hundred Powers, may those who praise thee hitherward.
avs.20.19 [2001903] O Indra, Lord of Hundred Powers, with all our songs we invocate.
avs.20.19 [2001904] We strive for glory through the powers immense of him whom many praise, Of Indra who supports mankind.
avs.20.19 [2001905] For the foe s slaughter I address Indra whom many invocate, To win us booty in the wars.
avs.20.19 We seek thee, Lord of Hundred Powers, O Indra, that the foe may fall.
avs.20.19 [2001907] In splendid combats of the hosts, in glories where the fight is won, Indra, be victor over foes.
avs.20.20 [2002001] Drink thou the Soma for our help, bright, vigilant, exceeding strong, O Indra, Lord of Hundred Powers.
avs.20.20 [2002002] O Satakratu, powers which thou mid the Five Races hast dis played These, Indra, do I claim of thee.
avs.20.20 [2002003] Indra, great glory hast thou gained.
avs.20.20 [2002004] Come to us either from anear, or, Sakra, come from far away. [p. 280] Indra, wherever be thy home, come to us thence, O Thunder armed.
avs.20.20 [2002005] Verily Indra, conquering all, driveth even mighty fear away; For firm is he and swift to act.
avs.20.20 [2002006] Indra be gracious unto us: sin shall not reach us afterward
avs.20.20 [2002007] From all the regions of the world let Indra send security.
avs.20.21 [2002101] We will present fair praise unto the Mighty One, our hymns to Indra in Vivasvan s dwelling place; For he hath never found wealth in those who seem to sleep; those who give wealth to men accept no paltry praise.
avs.20.21 [2002102] Giver of horses, Indra, giver, thou, of kine, giver of barley, thou art Lord and guard of wealth: Man s helper from of old, not disappointing hope, Friend of our friends, to thee as such we sing this praise.
avs.20.21 [2002103] Indra, most splendid, powerful, rich in mighty deeds, this treasure spread around is known to be thine own.
avs.20.21 With Indra scattering the Dasyu through these drops, freed from their hate may we obtain abundant food.
avs.20.21 [2002105] Let us obtain, O Indra, plenteous wealth and food, with strength exceeding glorious, shining to the sky.
avs.20.21 [2002107] Thou goest on from fight to fight intrepidly, destroying castle after castle here with strength; Thou Indra, with thy friend who makes the foe bow down, slewest from far away the guileful Namuchi.
avs.20.21 [2002109] With all outstripping chariot wheel, O Indra, thou far famed, hast overthrown the twice ten kings of men, With sixty thousand nine and ninety followers, who came in arms to fight with friendless Susravas.
avs.20.21 [2002110] Thou hast protected Susravas with succour, and Turvayana with thine aid, O Indra: Thou madest Kutsa, Atithigva, Ayu subject unto this king, the young, the mighty.
avs.20.21 [2002111] May we protected by the Gods hereafter remain thy very pro sperous friends, O Indra.
avs.20.22 [2002204] Praise, even as he is known, with song Indra, the guardian of the kine, The Son of Truth, Lord of the brave.
avs.20.22 [2002206] For Indra, Thunder armed, the kine have yielded mingled milk and meath, What time he found them in the vault.
avs.20.23 [2002301] Invoked to drink the Soma juice come with thy bay steeds, Thunder armed! Come, Indra, hitherward, to me.
avs.20.23 [2002304] O Vritra slayer, be thou pleased with these libations, with these hymns, Song loving Indra, with our lauds.
avs.20.23 [2002305] Our hymns caress the Lord of Strength, vast, drinker of the Soma s juice, [p. 283] Indra, as mother cows their calf.
avs.20.23 [2002307] We, Indra, dearly loving thee, bearing oblation, sing thee hymns: Thou, Vasu, nearly lovest us.
avs.20.23 [2002308] O thou to whom thy Bays are dear, loose not thy horses far from us: Here glad thee, Indra, Lord Divine.
avs.20.23 Indra, to seat thee on the grass.
avs.20.24 [2002401] Come to the juice that we have pressed, to Soma, Indra! blent with milk: Come, favouring us, thy bay drawn car!
avs.20.24 [2002402] Come, Indra, to this gladdening drink, placed on the grass, pressed out with stones: Wilt thou not drink thy fill thereof?
avs.20.24 [2002403] To Indra have my songs of praise gone forth, thus rapidly sent hence, To turn him to the Soma draught.
avs.20.24 [2002404] Hither with songs of praise we call Indra to drink the Soma.
avs.20.24 [2002405] Indra, these Somas are expressed, Take them within thy belly, Lord Of Hundred Powers, thou Prince of wealth.
avs.20.24 [2002407] Borne hither by thy stallions, drink, Indra, this juice which we have pressed, Mingled with barley and with milk.
avs.20.24 [2002408] Indra, for thee in thine own place I urge the Soma for thy draught: [p. 284] Deep in thy heart let it remain.
avs.20.24 [2002409] We call on thee, the Ancient One, Indra, to drink the Soma juice, We Kusikas who seek thine aid.
avs.20.25 [2002501] Indra, the mortal man well guarded by thine aid goes foremost in the wealth of horses and of kine.
avs.20.25 [2002506] When sacred grass is trimmed to aid the auspicious work, or the hymn makes its voice of praise sound to the sky, Where the stone rings as it were a singer skilled in laud, Indra in truth delights when these come near to him.
avs.20.25 O Indra, in our voices while thou art hymned with power and all our spirit.
avs.20.26 [2002601] In every need, in every fray we call, as friends, to succour us Indra the mightiest of all.
avs.20.27 [2002701] If I, O Indra, were, like thee, the single sovran of all wealth.
avs.20.27 [2002703] To worshippers who press the juice thy goodness, Indra, is a cow.
avs.20.27 [2002704] None is there, Indra, God or man, to hinder thy munificence, The wealth which, lauded, thou wilt give.
avs.20.27 [2002705] The sacrifice made Indra strong when he unrolled the earth and made Himself a diaden in heaven.
avs.20.27 [2002706] Thine aid we claim, O Indra, thine who after thou hast waxen great.
avs.20.28 [2002801] In Soma s ecstasy Indra spread the firmament and realms of light.
avs.20.28 [2002803] By Indra were the luminous realms of heaven established and secured.
avs.20.28 [2002804] Indra, thy laud moves quickly like a joyous wave of water floods.
avs.20.29 For thou, O Indra, art the God whom hymns and praises magnify: Thou blessest those who worship thee.
avs.20.29 [2002902] Bay horses with their long manes bring Indra to drink the Soma juice, The Bountiful to our sacrifice.
avs.20.29 [2002903] With waters foam thou torest off, Indra, the head of Namuchi, Subduing all contending hosts.
avs.20.29 [2002904] The Dasyus, when they fain would climb by magic arts and mount to heaven, Thou, Indra, castest down to earth.
avs.20.30 [2003002] Ye who in concert sing unto the gold hued place, like bay steeds driving onward to the heavenly seat, For Indra laud ye strength allied with tawny steeds, laud him whom cows content asit were with yellow drops.
avs.20.30 In Indra are set fast all forms of golden hue.
avs.20.30 [2003005] Thou, thou, when praised by men who sacrificed of old, hadst pleasure in their lauds, O Indra golden haired.
avs.20.31 [2003101] These two dear Bays bring hither Indra on his car, thunder armed, joyous, meet for laud, to drink his fill.
avs.20.31 Many libations flow for him who loveth them: to Indra have: the gold hued Soma juices run.
avs.20.32 [2003202] O Indra, let the eager wishes of the folk bring thee the golden jawed, delightful, on thy car.
avs.20.32 Gladden thee, Indra, with the mead rich Soma: pour it down ever, Mighty One, within thee.
avs.20.33 O Indra, hearer of the laud, with Soma which stones have mix ed for thee enhance thy rapture.
avs.20.33 Here take delight, O Indra, in our voices while thou art hymned with power and all our spirit. [p. 290]
avs.20.33 [2003303] O mighty Indra, through thine aid, thy prowess, obtaining life, zealous, and skilled in worship.
avs.20.34 [2003401] He who just born, chief God of lofty spirit, by power and might became the God s protector, Before whose breath, through greatness of his valour, the two worlds trembled, He, O men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 [2003402] He who fixed fast and firm the earth that staggered, and set at rest the agitated mountains, Who measured out air s wider middle region and gave the heaven support, He, O men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 [2003403] Who slew the Dragon, freed the Seven Rivers, and draye the kine forth from the cave of Vala, Begat the fire between both stones, the spoiler in warrior s battle, He, O men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 [2003404] By whom this universe was made to tremble, who chased away the humbled brood of demon, Who, like a gambler gathering his winnings, seized the foe s riches, He, O men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 Have faith in him for He, O men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 [2003406] Stirrer to action of the poor and lowly, of priest, of suppliant who sings his praises Who, fair faced, favours him who presseth Soma with stones adjusted, He, O men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 He, O men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 [2003408] To whom both armies cry in close encounter, foe against foe, the stronger and the weaker; [p. 291] Whom two invoke upon one chariot mounted, each for himself, He, O ye men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 [2003409] He, without whom men conquer not in battle, whom, warring, they invoke for help and succour; He, all this universe s type and image, who shakes what never shook, He, men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 [2003410] He who hath smitten, ere they know their danger, with his hurl ed weapon many grievous sinners: Who pardons not his boldness who provokes him, who slays the Dasyu, He, O men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 [2003411] He who discovered in the fortieth autumn Sambara dwelling in the midst of mountains: Who slew the Dragon putting forth his vigour, the demon lying there, He, men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 [2003412] Who drank the juice poured at the seas of Order, subduing Sambara by superior prowess, Who hoarded food within the mountain s hollow wherein he grew in strength, He, men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 [2003413] Who, with seven guiding reins, the Bull, the mighty, set the Seven Rivers free to flow at pleasure; Who, thunder armed, rent Rauhina in pieces when scaling heaven, He, O ye men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 Known as the Soma drinker, armed with thunder, the wielder of the bolt, He, men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 [2003415] Who aids with favour him who pours the Soma, and him who brews it, sacrificer, singer; Whose strength our prayer and offered Soma heighten, and this our gift, He, O ye men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 He who with vigorous energy assisted the companies of Gods, He, men, is Indra
avs.20.34 He who smote Sambara and slaughtered Sushna, He the Sole Hero, He, O men, is Indra.
avs.20.34 [2003418] Thou verily art true strong God who sendest wealth to the man who brews and pours libation. [p. 292] So may we evermore, thy friends, O Indra, address the synod with brave sons about us.
avs.20.35 [2003501] To him, to him swift, strong, and high exalted, I bring my song of praise as dainty viands; My thought to him resistless, meet for praises, prayers offered most devotedly to Indra. [p. 293]
avs.20.35 For Indra, Lord of olden time, the singers shall deck their hymns with heart and mind and spirit.
avs.20.35 [2003504] Even for him I frame a laud so fashions the wright a chariot for the man who needs it Songs for wise Indra hymned with invocation, a song composed with care and all impelling.
avs.20.35 [2003505] So with my tongue I deck, to please that Indra, my hymn as it were a horse, through love of glory, To reverence the Hero, bounteous Giver, famed far and wide, destroyer of the castles.
avs.20.35 [2003508] To him, to Indra when he slew the Dragon, the Dames too, Consorts of the Gods, wove praises.
avs.20.35 Indra whom all men praise, the Sovran Ruler, waxed in his home loud voiced and strong for battle.
avs.20.35 [2003510] Through his own strength with bolt of thunder Indra smote piece meal Vritra, drier up of waters.
avs.20.35 Indra helped Etasa, the Soma presser, contending in the chariot race with Surya.
avs.20.35 [2003516] Thus to thee, Indra, yoker of bay coursers, the Gotamas have brought their prayers and praises.
avs.20.36 [2003601] With these my hymns I glorify that Indra who is alone to be invoked by mortals. [p. 296] The Lord, the Mighty One, of manly vigour, victorious, Hero, true, and full of wisdom.
avs.20.36 [2003603] We seek that Indra to obtain his riches that yield much food, and men, and store of heroes.
avs.20.36 [2003605] He who for car borne, thunder wielding Indra, hath a hymn, craving deeply piercing, fluent, Who sends a song effectual, firmly grasping, and strength bestowing, he comes near the mighty.
avs.20.36 So way that Indra, boundless, faithful leader, conduct us over all places hard to traverse.
avs.20.36 In thy right hand, O Indra, grasp the thunder: Eternal! thou destroyest all enchantments.
avs.20.36 [2003610] Give us confirmed prosperity, O Indra, vast and exhaustless for the foes subduing.
avs.20.37 [2003702] Thou verily, Indra, gavest help to Kutsa, willingly lending ear to him in battle.
avs.20.37 [2003706] Old are the blessings, Indra, which thou gavest Sudas the wor shipperwho brought oblations.
avs.20.37 Favour these, Indra, when they strike the foemen, as Friend and Hero and the heroes helper.
avs.20.37 [2003711] Now, lauded for thine aid, heroic Indra, sped by our prayer,, wax mighty in thy body.
avs.20.38 O Indra, drink the Soma here.
avs.20.38 [2003802] O Indra, let thy long maned Bays, yoked by prayer, bring thee hitherward.
avs.20.38 [2003803] We, Soma bearing Brahmans, call thee, Soma drinker, with thy friend, We, Indra, bringing juice expressed.
avs.20.38 [2003804] Indra the singers with high praise, Indra reciters with their lauds, Indra the choirs have glorified.
avs.20.38 [2003805] Indra hath ever close to him his two bay steeds and word yoked: car, Indra, the golden, Thunder armed.
avs.20.38 [2003806] Indra hath raised the Sun aloft in heaven that he may see afar.
avs.20.39 [2003901] For you, from every side, we call Indra away from other men: Ours, and none others, let him be.
avs.20.39 [2003902] In Soma s ecstasy Indra spread the firmament and realms of light.
avs.20.39 [2003904] By Indra were the luminous realms of heaven established and secured, Firm and immovable from their place.
avs.20.39 Indra, thy laud moves quickly like a joyous wave of waters: bright.
avs.20.40 [2004001] Mayest thou verily be seen coming by fearless Indra s side: Both joyous: equal in your sheen.
avs.20.40 [2004002] With Indra s well beloved hosts, the blameless, hastening to heaven, The sacrificer cries aloud.
avs.20.41 [2004101] With bones of Dadhyach for his arms, Indra, resistless in attack, Struck nine and ninety Vritras dead,
avs.20.42 [2004201] From Indra have I measured an eight footed and nine cornered.
avs.20.42 [2004202] Indra, both worlds complained to thee when uttering thy fearful roar, What time thou smotest Dasyus dead.
avs.20.42 [2004203] Arising in thy might thy jaws thou shookest, Indra, having quaffed The Soma poured into the bowls.
avs.20.43 [2004302] O Indra, that which is concealed in firm strong place precipitous: Bring us the wealth for which we long:
avs.20.44 [2004401] Praise Indra whom our songs must laud, great Sovran of man kind, the Chief Most liberal who controlleth men.
avs.20.46 [2004602] May he, the saviour much invoked, may Indra bear us in a ship Safely beyond all enemies.
avs.20.46 [2004603] As such, O Indra, honour us with wealth and treasure: further us, And lead us to felicity.
avs.20.47 [2004701] We make this Indra show his strength, to strike the mighty Vritra dead: A vigorous Hero shall he be.
avs.20.47 [2004702] Indra was made for giving, most powerful, friendly in carouse, Bright, meet for Soma, famed in song. [p. 304]
avs.20.48 [2004803] Fair hymns bring glory to the Strong, and Indra vigour; unto, me Fatness and milk and length of days.
avs.20.49 [2004904] As cows low to their calf in stalls, so with our songs we glorify This Indra, even your wondrous God who checks attack, who joys in the delightful juice.
avs.20.49 [2004907] Wherewith thou sentest mighty waters to the sea Indra, that manly strength of thine.
avs.20.50 [2005001] What newest of imploring hymns shall, then, the zealous mortal sing? For have not they who laud his might and Indra power won for themselves the light of heaven?
avs.20.50 [2005002] When shall they keep the Law and praise thee mid the Gods? Who counts as Rishi and as sage? When wilt thou ever, Indra, Bounteous Lord, come nigh to presser s or to praiser s call?
avs.20.51 [2005101] For you will I sing Indra s praise who gives good gifts as well we know; Praise of the Bounteous Lord who, rich in treasure, aids his singers with wealth thousandfold.
avs.20.51 [2005104] Arrows with hundred points, unconquerable, are this Indra s mighty arms in war.
avs.20.52 When comest thou athirst unto the juice as home, O Indra, like a bellowing bull?
avs.20.53 When Indra, Bounteous Lord, lists to his praiser s call, he will not stand aloof, but come.
avs.20.54 [2005401] Of one accord they made and formed for kingship Indra, the Hero who in all encounters overcometh, Most eminent for power, destroyer in the conflict, fierce and exceeding strong, stalwart and full of vigour.
avs.20.54 [2005402] Bards joined in song to Indra so that he might drink the Soma juice, [p. 309] The Lord of Light, that he whose laws stand fast might aid with power and with help he gives.
avs.20.55 [2005501] Oft, oft I call that Indra, Maghavan the mighty, who evermore possesses power, ever resistless.
avs.20.55 [2005502] Indra, what joys as Lord of Light thou broughtest from the Asuras, Prosper therewith, O Maghavan, him who lauds that deed, and those whose grass is trimmed for thee.
avs.20.55 [2005503] The wasteless share of steeds and kine which, Indra, thou hast fast secured.
avs.20.56 [2005601] Indra, foe slayer, hath been raised to joy and power by the men.
avs.20.56 Whom wilt thou slay and whom enrich? Do thou, O Indra, make us rich,
avs.20.56 [2005606] These people, Indra, keep for thee all that is worthy of thy choice.
avs.20.57 [2005704] Drink for our help the Soma bright, vigilant, and exceeding strong, O Indra, Lord of Hundred Powers.
avs.20.57 [2005705] O Satakratu, powers which thou mid the Five Races hast dis played, These, Indra, do I claim of thee.
avs.20.57 [2005706] Indra, great glory hast thou gained.
avs.20.57 Indra, wherever be thy home, come thence, O Caster of the Stone. [p. 311]
avs.20.57 [2005708] Verily Indra, conquering all, driveth even mighty fear away.
avs.20.57 [2005709] Indra be gracious unto us: sin shall not reach us afterward, And good shall be before us still.
avs.20.57 [2005710] From all the regions of the world let Indra send security.
avs.20.57 When comest thou athirst unto the juice as home, O Indra, like a bellowing bull?
avs.20.58 [2005801] Turning, as it were, to meet the Sun, enjoy from Indra all good things.
avs.20.58 Good are the gifts which Indra gives.
avs.20.59 Him who is Indra, Lord of Bays, no foes subdue.
avs.20.59 Full many snares and bonds subdue not him who dwells with Indra through his sacrifice.
avs.20.60 [2006002] So hath the offering; wealthiest Lord, been paid by all the worshippers: So dwell thou, Indra, even with me.
avs.20.60 [2006005] For verily thy mighty powers, Indra, are saving helps at once Unto a worshipper like me.
avs.20.60 [2006006] So are his lovely gifts: let laud be said and praise to Indra sung.
avs.20.61 [2006104] Sing forth to him whom many men invoke, to him whom many laud: Invite the potent Indra with your songs of praise;
avs.20.61 [2006106] Such, praised by many! thou art King: alone thou smitest foe men dead, To gain, O Indra, spoils of war and high renown.
avs.20.62 [2006205] To Indra sing a Saman, sing to the high Sage a lofty song, To him who keeps the Law, inspired and fain for praise.
avs.20.62 [2006206] Thou, Indra, art preeminent: thou gavest splendour to the Sun.
avs.20.62 The Gods, O Indra, strove to win thee for their friend.
avs.20.62 [2006208] Sing forth to him whom many men invoke, to him whom many laud: Invite the potent Indra with your songs of praise;
avs.20.62 Alone thou smitest foe men dead, To gain, O Indra, spoils of war and high renown.
avs.20.63 [2006301] We will, with Indra, and all Gods to aid us, bring these existing.
avs.20.63 Our sacrifice, our bodies, and our offspring, let Indra form to gether with the Adityas.
avs.20.63 [2006302] With the Adityas with the band of Maruts, may Indra be pro tector of our bodies; As when the Gods came, after they had slaughtered the Asuras,.
avs.20.63 [2006304] He who alone bestoweth might on mortal man who offereth gifts, The ruler of resistless power, is Indra, sure.
avs.20.63 [2006305] When will he trample like a weed the man who hath no gift for him? When verily will Indra hear our songs of praise?
avs.20.63 thee, Verily Indra gains thereby tremendous might. [p. 315]
avs.20.63 [2006307] Joy, mightiest Indra, known and marked, sprung most from Soma draughts, wherewith Thou smitest down the greedy fiend, for that we pray.
avs.20.64 [2006401] Come unto us, O Indra, dear, still conquering, unconcealable, Vast as a mountain spread on all sides, Lord of heaven.
avs.20.64 [2006403] For thou art, he, O Indra, who stormest all castles of the foe, Slayer of Dasyus, man s supporter, Lord of heaven.
avs.20.64 [2006405] Indra whom tawny coursers bear, praise such a thine,.
avs.20.65 [2006501] Come, sing we praise to Indra, friends! the Hero who deserves the laud, Him who with none to aid overcomes all tribes of men. [p. 316]
avs.20.66 [2006601] As Vyasva did, praise Indra, praise the strong unfluctuating guide.
avs.20.66 [2006603] Thou knowest, Indra, thunder armed, how to avoid destructive Powers, As one secure from pitfalls each succeeding day.
avs.20.67 Indra gives lasting wealth to him who pours forth gifts; yea, wealth he gives that long shall last.
avs.20.68 [2006804] Go to the wise unconquered One, ask thou of Indra, skilled in song, Him who is better than thy friends.
avs.20.68 [2006805] Whether the men who mock us say, Depart unto another place, Ye who serve Indra and none else;
avs.20.68 [2006806] Or whether, God of wondrous deeds, all our true people call us blest, Still may we dwell in Indra s care.
avs.20.68 [2006809] We strengthen, Satakratu, thee, yea, thee the powerfull in fight, That, Indra, we may win us wealth.
avs.20.68 [2006810] To him the mighty stream of wealth, prompt Friend of him who pours the juice, Yea, to this Indra sing your song.
avs.20.68 [2006841] O come ye hither, sit ye down: to Indra sing ye forth your song, Companions, bringing hymns of praise.
avs.20.68 [2006812] To him the richest of the rich, the Lord of treasures excellent, Indra, with Soma juice outpoured.
avs.20.69 [2006902] Whose pair of tawny horses yoked in battles foemen challenge not: To him, to Indra, sing your song.
avs.20.69 [2006904] Thou, grown at once to perfect strength, wast born to drink the Soma juice, strong Indra, for preeminence.
avs.20.69 [2006905] O Indra, lover of the song, may these quick Somas enter thee: May they bring bliss to thee the Sage.
avs.20.69 [2006907] Indra, whose succour never fails, accept this treasure thousand fold, Wherein all manly powers abide.
avs.20.69 [2006908] O Indra, thou who lovest song, let no man hurt our bodies, keep.
avs.20.70 [2007001] Thou, Indra, with the Tempest Gods, the breakers down of what is firm, Foundest the kine even in the cave.
avs.20.70 [2007003] Then, faring on by Indra s side, the fearless, let thyself be seen,.
avs.20.70 [2007004] With Indra s well beloved hosts, the blameless, tending heaven ward, The sacrificer cries aloud.
avs.20.70 [2007006] Or Indra we implore for help from here, from heaven above the earth, Or from the spacious firmament.
avs.20.70 [2007007] Indra the singers with high praise, Indra reciters with their lauds, Indra the choirs have glorified.
avs.20.70 [2007008] Indra hath ever close to him his two bay steeds and word yoked car, Indra the golden, Thunder armed.
avs.20.70 [2007009] Indra hath raisedjthe Sun on high in heaven, that he may see afar: He burst the mountain for the kine.
avs.20.70 [2007010] Help us, O Indra, in the frays, yea, frays where thousand spoils are gained, With awful aids, O awful One.
avs.20.70 [2007011] In mighty battle we invoke, Indra, Indra in lesser fight, The friend who bends his bolt at fiends.
avs.20.70 [2007013] Still higher, at each strain of mine, thunder armed Indra s, praises rise: I find no laud worthy of him. [p. 321]
avs.20.70 [2007015] Indra who rules with single sway men, riches, and the fivefold race.
avs.20.70 [2007016] For your sake from each side we call Indra away from other men: Ours, and none others may he be.
avs.20.70 [2007017] Indra, bring wealth that gives delight, the victor s ever conquer ing wealth, Most excellent, to be our aid;
avs.20.70 [2007019] Aided by thee, the Thunder armed, Indra; may we lit up the bolt, And conquer all our foes in fight.
avs.20.70 [2007020] With thee, O Indra, for ally, with missile darting heroes may We conquer our embattled foes.
avs.20.71 [2007101] Mighty is Indra, yea, supreme; greatness becomes the Thunderer! Wide as the heaven extends his power;
avs.20.71 [2007107] Come, Indra, and delight thee with the juice at all the Soma feasts, Protector, mighty in thy strength.
avs.20.71 [2007108] To Indra pour ye forth the juice, the active gladdening juice, to him The gladdening omnific God.
avs.20.71 [2007110] Songs have outpoured themselves to thee, Indra, the strong, the guardian Lord.
avs.20.71 [2007111] Send to us bounty manifold, O Indra, worthy of our wish, For power supreme is only thine.
avs.20.71 [2007112] O Indra, stimulate thereto us emulously fain for wealth.
avs.20.71 [2007113] Give, Indra, wide and lofty fame, wealthy in cattle and in strength, Lasting our life time, failing not.
avs.20.71 [2007114] Grant us high fame, O Indra, grant riches bestowing thousands, those Fair fruits of earth borne home in wains.
avs.20.71 [2007115] Praising with songs the praise worthy who cometh to our aid, we call Indra, the Treasure Lord of wealth.
avs.20.71 [2007116] To lofty Indra, dweller by each libation, the pious man Sings forth aloud a strengthening hymn.
avs.20.72 Thee, furthering like a ship, will we set to the chariot pole of strength, As men who win with sacrifices Indra s thought, men who win Indra with their lauds.
avs.20.72 [2007202] Couples desirous of thine aid are storming thee, pouring their presents forth to win a stall of kine, pouring gifts, Indra, seeking thee.
avs.20.72 When two men seeking spoil or heaven thou bringest face to face in war, Thou showest Indra, then the bolt thy constant friend, the bull that ever waits on thee,
avs.20.72 As thou, O Indra Thunder armed, wilt, as the Strong One, slay the foe, Listen, thou to the prayer of me a later sage, hear thou a later sage s prayer.
avs.20.73 [2007302] Never do men attain, O Wonder worker, thy greatness, Mighty One who must be lauded, Nor, Indra, thine heroic power and bounty.
avs.20.73 [2007304] When, with the Princes, Maghavan, famed of old, comes nigh the thunderbolt of gold and the Controller s car Which his two tawny coursers draw, then Indra is the Sovran Lord of power whose fame spreads far and wide.
avs.20.73 [2007305] With him too is this rain of his that comes like herds: Indra throws drops of moisture on his yellow beard.
avs.20.74 [2007401] O Soma drinker, ever true, utterly hopeless though we be, Do thou, O Indra, give us hope of beauteous horses and of kine, In thousands, O most wealthy One.
avs.20.74 [2007402] O Lord of strength, whose jaws are strong, great deeds are thine, the powerful: Do thou, O Indra, give us hope of beauteous horses and of kine, In thousands, O most wealthy One.
avs.20.74 [2007403] Lull thou asleep, to wake no more, the pair who on each other look: Do thou, O Indra, give us hope of beauteous horses and of kine, In thousands, O most wealthy One. [p. 325]
avs.20.74 [2007404] Hero, let hostile spirits sleep, and every gentler Genius wake: Do thou, O Indra, give us hope of beauteous horses and of kine, In thousands, O most wealthy One.
avs.20.74 [2007405] Destroy this ass, O Indra, who in tones discordant brays to thee: Do thou, O Indra, give us hope of beauteous horses and of kine, In thousands, O most wealthy One.
avs.20.74 [2007406] Far distant on the forest fall the tempest in a circling course; Do thou, O Indra, give us hope of beauteous horses and of kine, In thousands, O most wealthy One.
avs.20.74 [2007407] Slay each reviler and destroy him who in secret injures us: Do thou, O Indra, give us thope of beauteous horses and of kine, In thousands, O most wealthy One.
avs.20.75 [2007501] Couples desirous of thine aid are storming thee, pouring their presents forth to win a stall of king pouring gifts, Indra, seeking thee.
avs.20.75 When two men seeking spoil or heaven thou bringest face to face in war, Thou showest, Indra, then the bolt, thy constant friend, the bull that ever waits on thee.
avs.20.75 [2007502] This thine heroic power full well the people knew, wherewith thou brakest down, Indra, autumnal forts, brakest them down with conquering might. [p. 326] Thou hast chastised.
avs.20.75 O Indra, Lord of strength, the man who worships not, And made thine own this great earth and these water floods, with joyous heart these water floods.
avs.20.76 [2007601] As sits the young bird on the tree rejoicing, ye, swift pair, have been roused by clear laudation, Whose Hoter priest through many days is Indra, earth s guardian, friend of men, the best of heroes.
avs.20.76 [2007603] What was the gladdening draught that pleased thee, Indra? Speed to our doors, our songs, for thou art mighty.
avs.20.76 [2007604] Indra, what fame hath one like thee mid heroes? With what plan wilt thou act? Why hast thou sought us? As a true friend, Wide Strider! to sustain us, since food absorbs the thought of each among us.
avs.20.76 [2007605] Speed happily those, as Surya ends his journey, who meet his wish as bridegrooms meet their spouses; Men who support, O Indra strong by nature, with food the many songs that tell thy praises. [p. 327]
avs.20.76 [2007606] Thine are two measures, Indra, wide, well meted, heaven for thy majesty, earth for thy wisdom.
avs.20.76 [2007607] They have poured out a bowl to him, to Indra, full of sweet juice, for faithful is his bounty.
avs.20.76 [2007608] Indra hath conquered in his wars the mighty: men strive in multitudes to win his friendship.
avs.20.77 [2007705] Indra, impetuous One, hath waxed immensely: he with his vastness hath filled earth and heaven.
avs.20.79 [2007901] O Indra, give us wisdom as a sire gives wisdom to his sons.
avs.20.80 [2008001] Bring us, O Indra, name and fame, enriching, mightiest, excellent, Wherewith, O wondrous God, fair cheeked and thunder armed, thou hast filled full this earth and heaven.
avs.20.81 [2008101] O Indra, if a hundred heavens and if a hundred earths were: thine No, not a hundred suns could match thee at thy birth, not, both, the worlds, O Thunderer.
avs.20.82 [2008201] If I, O Indra, were the lord of riches ample as thine own, I should support the singer, God who scatterest wealth! and! not abandon him to woe.
avs.20.83 [2008301] O Indra, grant a happy home, a triple refuge, triply strong.
avs.20.83 From these, O Indra, Bounteous Lord who lovest song, be closest guardian of our lives.
avs.20.84 [2008401] O Indra marvellously bright, come, these libations long for thee, Thus by fine fingers purified.
avs.20.84 [2008402] Urged by the holy singer, sped by song, come, Indra, to the prayers.
avs.20.84 [2008403] Approach, O Indra, hasting thee, Lord of Bay Horses, to the prayers: Take pleasure in the juice we pour.
avs.20.85 Praise only mighty Indra when the juice is shed, and say your lauds repeatedly:
avs.20.85 Be this our prayer, addressed, O Indra, unto thee, thine exalta tion every day.
avs.20.86 fleet friendly Bays who joy together. [p. 332] Mounting thy firm and easy car, O Indra, wise and all knowing come thou to the Soma.
avs.20.87 No wild bull knows his drinking place like Indra who ever seeks him who hath pressed the Soma.
avs.20.87 O Indra, gratified in heart and spirit, drink eagerly the Soma set before thee.
avs.20.87 O Indra, thou hast filled mid air s wide region, and given the Gods by battle room and freedom.
avs.20.87 Or, Indra, when thou fightest girt by heroes, we in the glorious fray with thee will conquer.
avs.20.87 [2008705] I will declare the earliest deeds of Indra, and recent acts which Maghavan hath accomplished.
avs.20.87 Thou, Indra, art alone the Lord of cattle: may we enjoy the treasure which thou givest.
avs.20.87 [2008707] Ye twain are Lords of wealth in earth and heaven, thou, O Brihaspati, and thou, O Indra
avs.20.89 Quell with your voice the wicked s voice, O sages, Singer, make Indra rest beside the Soma.
avs.20.89 [2008902] Draw thy Friend to thee like a cow at milking: O singer, wake up Indra as a lover.
avs.20.89 Sakra, let my intelligence be active, and bring us luck that finds great wealth, O Indra.
avs.20.89 [2008904] Standing, in battle for their rights, together, the people, Indra, in the fray invoke thee.
avs.20.89 [2008906] He unto whom we offer praises, Indra, Maghavan, who hath joined to ours his wishes Before him even afar the foe must tremble: low before him must bow all human glories.
avs.20.89 O Indra, give us wealth in corn and cattle, and make the singer s prayer gain strength and riches.
avs.20.89 [2008908] Indra the swallower of strong libations with their thick residue, the potent Somas, He, Maghavan, will not restrict his bounty: he brings much wealth unto the Soma presser.
avs.20.89 May Indra from the front and from the centre, as friend to friends, vouchsafe us room and freedom.
avs.20.91 Ayasya, friend of all men, hath engendered the fourth hymn as he sang his laud to Indra.
avs.20.91 [2009106] As with a hand, so with his roaring Indra cleft Vala through,.
avs.20.91 [2009112] Indra with mighty strength hath cleft asunder the head of Arbuda the watery monster, Slain Ahi, and set free the Seven Rivers.
avs.20.92 [2009201] Praise, even as he is known, with song Indra the guardian of the kine, The Son of Truth, Lord of the brave.
avs.20.92 [2009203] For Indra thunder armed the kine have yielded mingled milk and meath.
avs.20.92 [2009204] When I and Indra amount on high up to the bright One s place and home, We, having drunk of meath, will reach his seat whose Friends are three times seven.
avs.20.92 To Indra is the hymn upraised.
avs.20.92 [2009207] When hither speed the dappled cows, unflinching, easy to be milked, Seize quickly, as it bursts away, the Soma juice for Indra s drink.
avs.20.92 [2009208] Indra hath drunk; Agni hath drunk all Deities have drunk their fill.
avs.20.92 [2009211] Indra, the very mighty, holds his enemies in utter scorn.
avs.20.92 [2009217] Honour that Indra, Puruhanman! for his aid, in whose sustain ing hand of old.
avs.20.92 [2009218] No one by deed attains to him who works and strengthens evermore: No, not by sacrifice, to Indra praised of all, resistless, daring, bold in might;
avs.20.92 [2009220] O Indra, if a hundred heavens and if a hundred earths were thine No, not a thousand suns could match thee at thy birth, not both the worlds, O Thunderer.
avs.20.93 [2009304] Swaying about the active Ones came nigh to Indra at his birth, And shared his great heroic might.
avs.20.93 [2009305] Based upon strength and victory and power, O Indra is thy birth.
avs.20.93 [2009306] Thou art the Vritra slayer, thou, Indra, hast spread the firmament: Thou hast with might upheld the heavens.
avs.20.93 [2009307] Thou, Indra, bearest in thine arms the lightning that accords with thee, Whetting thy thunderbolt with might.
avs.20.93 [2009308] Thou, Indra, art pre eminent over all creatures in thy strength: Thou hast pervaded every place.
avs.20.94 [2009401] May Sovran Indra come to the carousal, he who by holy Law is strong and active.
avs.20.94 [2009403] Let strong and mighty steeds who bear this mighty Indra, the Lord of men, whose arm wields thunder, Bring unto us, as shares of our banquet, the Bull of conquering might, of real vigour.
avs.20.94 [2009411] Brihaspati protect us from the rearward, and from above, and from below, from sinners! May Indra from the front and from the centre, as friend to friends, vouchsafe us room and freedom.
avs.20.95 So may the God attend the God, true Indu Indra who is true.
avs.20.95 [2009502] Sing strength to Indra that shall set his chariot in the foremost place. [p. 343] Giver of room in closest fight, slayer of foes in shock of war, be thou our great encourager.
avs.20.95 Foeless, O Indra, wast thou born.
avs.20.95 Thy bolt thou castest at the foe, O Indra, who would smite us dead: thy liberal bounty gives us wealth.
avs.20.96 Let not those other sacrificers stay thee, Indra: these juices shed for thee are ready.
avs.20.96 O Indra, pleased to day with this libation, come, thou who knowest all, and drink the Soma.
avs.20.96 [2009603] Whoso, devoted to the God, effuses Soma for him with yearning heart and spirit, Never doth Indra give away his cattle: for him he makes the lovely Soma famous.
avs.20.96 [2009605] We call on thee to come to us, desirous of booty, and of cattle, and of horses. [p. 344] For thy new love and favour are we present: let us invoke thee, Indra, as our welfare.
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 That Indra for a hundred years may lead him safe to the farther shore of all misfortune.
avs.20.96 Through hundred lived oblation Indra, Agni, Brihaspati, Savitar yield him for a hundred!
avs.20.97 [2009703] What manly deed of vigour now remains that Indra hath not done? Who hath not heard his glorious title and his fame, the Vritra slayer from his birth?
avs.20.98 In war men call on thee, Indra, the hero s Lord, in the steed s, race course call on thee.
avs.20.98 Pour on us boldly, Indra, kie and chariot steeds, ever to be the conqueror s strength.
avs.20.99 [2009901] Men with their lauds are urging thee, Indra, to drink the Soma first.
avs.20.99 [2009902] Indra increased his manly strength at sacrifice, in the wild rapture of this juice; And living men to day, even as of old, sing forth their praises to his majesty.
avs.20.100 [2010001] Now have we, Indra, Friend of Song, sent our great wishes forth to thee.
avs.20.104 [2010403] May Indra, who in every fight must be invoked, be near to us.
avs.20.105 [2010501] Thou in the battles, Indra, art subduer of all hostile bands.
avs.20.105 When thou attackest Vritra all the hostile bands shrink and faint, Indra at thy wrath.
avs.20.106 [2010602] O Indra, heaven and earth augment thy manly power and thy renown, The waters and the mountains stir and urge thee on. [p. 350]
avs.20.107 [2010702] This power of his shone brightly forth when Indra brought to gether like A skin the worlds of earth and heaven.
avs.20.107 [2010711] Brihaddiva, the foremost of light winners, repeasts these holy prayers, this strength to Indra.
avs.20.107 [2010712] Thou hath Brihaddiva the great Atharvan, spoken to Indra as himself in person.
avs.20.108 [2010801] O Indra, bring great strength to us, bring valour, Satakratu, thou most active, bring.
avs.20.109 [2010901] The juice of Soma thus diffused, sweet to the taste, the bright Cows drink Who for the sake of splendour close to mighty Indra s side rejoice, good in their own supremacy.
avs.20.109 [2010902] Craving his touch the dappled Kine mingle the Soma with their milk. [p. 353] The milch kine dear to Indra send forth his death dealing thun derbolt, good in their own supremacy.
avs.20.110 [2011001] For Indra, lover of carouse, loud be our songs about the juice: Let poets sing the hymn of praise.
avs.20.110 [2011002] We summon Indra to the draught, in whom all glories rest, in whom The seven communities rejoice.
avs.20.111 [2011101] If, Indra, thou drink Soma by Vishnu s or Trita Aptya s side, Or with the Maruts take delight in flowing drops;
avs.20.112 [2011201] Whatever, Vritra slayer! thou Surya, hast risen upon to day, That, Indra, all is in thy power.
avs.20.112 [2011203] Thou, Indra, goest unto all Soma libations shed for thee, Both far away and near at hand.
avs.20.113 [2011301] Both boons may Indra hitherward turned, listen to this, prayer of ours, And, mightiest Maghavan with thought inclined to us come nigh to drink the Soma juice.
avs.20.114 [2011401] O Indra, from all ancient time rivalless ever and companionless art thou: In war thou seekest comradeship.
avs.20.115 [2011502] After the lore of ancient time I make, like Kanva, beauteous songs, And Indra s self gains strength thereby.
avs.20.115 [2011503] Whatever Rishis have not praised thee, Indra, or have lauded thee, By me exalted wax thou strong.
avs.20.116 We, Thunder wielding Indra, count ourselves as trees rejected and unfit to burn.
avs.20.117 [2011701] Drink Soma, Lord of Bays, and let it cheer thee: Indra, the stone, like a well guided courser, Directed by the presser s arms hath pressed it.
avs.20.117 [2011702] So let the draught of joy, thy dear companion, by which, O Lord of Bays, thou slayest foemen, Delight thee, Indra, Lord of princely treasures.
avs.20.118 [2011801] Indra with all thy saving helps give us assistance, Lord of Power For after thee we follow even as glorious bliss, thee, Hero, finder out of wealth.
avs.20.118 [2011803] Indra for worship of the Gods, Indra while sacrifice proceeds, Indra as warriors in the battle shock we call, Indra that we may win the spoil.
avs.20.118 [2011804] With might hath Indra spread out heaven and earth, with power hath Indra lighted up the Sun.
avs.20.118 In Indra are all creatures closely held; in him meet the distilling Soma drops.
avs.20.119 [2011901] An ancient praise song hath been sung: to Indra have ye said the prayer.
avs.20.120 [2012101] Though, Indra, thou art called by men eastward and westward, north and south, [p. 357] Thou chiefly art with Anava and Turvasa, brave Champion! urged by men to come.
avs.20.120 [2011802] Or, Indra, when with Ruma, Rusama, Syavaka, and Kripa thou rejoicest thee, Still do the Kanvas bring praises, with their prayers, O Indra, draw thee hither: come.
avs.20.121 [2012101] Over the three great distances, past the Five Peoples go thy way, O Indra, noticing our voice.
avs.20.122 [2012201] With Indra splendid feasts be ours enriched with ample spoil, wherewith, Wealthy in food, we may rejoice.
avs.20.124 [2012404] We will, with Indra and all Gods to help us, bring these existing worlds into subjection.
avs.20.124 Our sacrifice, our bodies, and our offspring shall Indra form together with the Adityas.
avs.20.124 [2012405] With the Adityas, with the band of Maruts, may Indra be pro tector of our bodies.
avs.20.125 [2012501] Drive all our enemies away, O Indra, the western, mighty Conqueror, and the eastern, Hero, drive off our northern foes and southern, that we in thy wide shelter may be joyful.
avs.20.125 Sages desiring herds of kine and horses strengthen the mighty Indra for his friendship.
avs.20.125 [2012504] Ye, Asvins, Lords of Splendour, drank full draughts of grateful Soma juice, And aided Indra in his work with Namuchi of Asura birth.
avs.20.125 [2012505] As parents aid a son, both Asvins, Indra, aided thee with their wondrous powers and wisdom When thou, with might, hadst drunk the draught that glad dens, Sarasvati, O Maghavan refreshed thee.
avs.20.125 [2012506] Indra is strong to save, rich in assistance: may he, possessing all, be kind and gracious.
avs.20.125 May this rich Indra, as our good protector, drive off and keep afar all those who hate us.
avs.20.126 [2012601] Men have abstained from pouring juice; nor counted Indra as a God.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 [2012602] Thou, Indra, heedless passest by the ill Vrishakapi hath wrought; Yet nowhere else thou findest place wherein to drink the Soma juice.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 [2012603] What hath he done to injure thee, this tawny beast Vrishakapi, With whom thou art so angry now? What is the votary s food ful store? Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 [2012604] Soon may the hound who hunts the boar seize him and bite him in the ear, O Indra, that Vrishakapi whom thou protectest as a friend.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 [2012607] Mother whose love is quickly won,I say what verily will be, My breast, O mother, and my head and both my hips seem quivering Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 [2012608] Dame with the lovely hands and arms, with broad hair plaits and ample hips, Why, O thou hero s wife, art thou angry with our Vrishakapi? Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 [2012609] This noxious creature looks on me as one bereft of hero s love. [p. 361] Yet heroes for my sons have I, the Maruts friend and Indra s Queen Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 Mother of heroes, Indra s Queen, the rite s ordainer is extolled.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 [2012613] Wealthy Vrishakapayi, blest with sons and consorts of thy sons, Indra will eat thy bulls, thy dear oblation that effecteth much.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 [2012615] Like as a bull with pointed horn, loud bellowing amid the herds, Sweet to thine heart, O Indra, is the brew which she who tends thee pours.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 Super omnia est Indra.
avs.20.126 [2012617] Indra speaks.
avs.20.126 Super omnia est Indra.
avs.20.126 [2012618] O Indra, this Vrishakapi hath found a slain wild animal, Dresser, and new made pan, and knife, and wagon with a load of wood.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.126 [2012622] When, Indra and Vrishakapi, ye travelled upward to your home, Where was that noisome beast, to whom went it, the beast that troubles man? Supreme is Indra over all.
avs.20.127 [2012711] Indra hath waked the bard and said, Rise, wander singing here and there.
avs.20.127 [2012713] O Indra, let these cows be safe, their master free from injury.
avs.20.128 [2012812] When, Indra, thou, as no man could, didst plunge into the Ten Kings fight, That was a guard for every man: for he is formed to stay disease.
avs.20.128 [2012814] Thou who didst separate the clouds and penetrate the water floods, To thee, great slayer of the foe, be glory, Indra, yea, to thee!
avs.20.128 [2012815] They said to Auchchaihsravasa running as side horse of the Bays, Safely to victory, O Steed, bear Indra with the beauteous wreath.
avs.20.128 He joyeth as he carrieth Indra the foremost of the Gods.
avs.20.135 [2013511] Vouchsafe us shelter, Indra, thou to be invoked from far away.
avs.20.135 [2013512] Thou, Indra, to the trembling dove whose pinions had been rent and torn.
avs.20.137 A composite hymn in praise of Indra
avs.20.137 All Indra s enemies were slain and passed away like froth and foam.
avs.20.137 [2013702] Indra is he, O men, who gives us happiness: sport, urge the giver of delight to win the spoil.
avs.20.137 Bring quickly down, O priests, hither to give us aid, to drink the Soma, Indra son of Nishtigri.
avs.20.137 [2013704] The Somas very rich in sweets, for which the sieve is destined, flow, Effused, the source of Indra s joy.
avs.20.137 [2013705] Indu flows on for Indra s sake thus have the deities declared.
avs.20.137 [2013706] Inciter of the voice of song, with thousand streams the ocean flows, Even Soma, Lord of Opulence, the friend of Indra, day by day.
avs.20.137 Indra with might longed for it as it panted: the hero hearted laid aside his weapons.
avs.20.137 [2013709] And then the drop in Ansumati s bosom, splendid with light, assumed its proper body; And Indra with Brihaspati to aid him, conquered the godless tribes that came against him.
avs.20.137 [2013710] Then, at thy birth, thou wast the foeman, Indra, of those the seven who never had met a rival. [p. 374] The hidden pair, the heaven and earth, thou foundest, and to the mighty worlds thou gavest pleasure.
avs.20.137 [2013711] So, Thunder armed! thou with thy bolt of thunder didst boldly smite that power which none might equal; With weapons broughtest low the might of Sushna, and, Indra, foundest by thy strength the cattle.
avs.20.137 [2013712] We make this Indra very strong to strike the mighty Vritra dead: A vigorous Hero shall he be.
avs.20.137 [2013713] Indra was made for giving, set, most mighty, over the joyous draught, Bright, meet for Soma, famed in song.
avs.20.138 In praise of Indra
avs.20.138 [2013801] Indra, great in his power and might and, like Parjanya, rich in rain, Is magnified by Vatsa s lauds,
avs.20.138 [2013803] Since Kanvas with their lauds have made Indra complete the sacrifice, Words are their own appropriate arms.
avs.20.141 [2014102] Whatever with Indra ye be faring, Asvins, or resting in one dwelling place with Vayu, In concord with the Ribhus or Adityas, or standing still in Vishnu s striding places.

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