Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 04 Jul 2011 11:30 and updated at 04 Jul 2011 11:30


avs.1.14 [0101402] King Yama, let this maiden be surrendered as a wife to thee: Bound let her be meanwhile within, her mother s, brother s, father s house.
avs.2.12 With Agni as thine envoy, go, prepared, to Yama s dwelling place.
avs.3.10 With Yama may it be a cow to pour forth milk.
avs.3.29 [0302901] When yonder kings who sit beside Yama divide among them selves the sixteenth part of hopes fulfilled, A ram bestowed as sacrifice, white footed, frees us from the tax.
avs.4.34 He goes unto the Gods, he dwells with Yama, he joys among Gandharvas meet for Soma.
avs.4.34 [0403404] Yama robs not of generative vigour the men who dress oblation called Vishtari.
avs.4.40 May they, turned back, be pained for harming Yama.
avs.5.5 Thou hast been sprinkled by the mouth of Yama s tawny coloured horse.
avs.5.24 [0502414] May Yama, Regent of the Fathers, save me.
avs.5.30 [050306] O man, stay here among us; stay with all thy spirit: follow not Yama s two messengers.
avs.5.30 [0503012] Homage be paid to Yama, to Mrityu, and to the Fathers, and to those who guide us! I honour first, for this man s preservation, that Agni who well knoweth how to save him.
avs.6.28 [0602803] Be reverence paid to him who, while exploring the path for many, first approached the river, Lord of this world of quadrupeds and bipeds; to him be rever ence paid, to Death, to Yama!
avs.6.29 [0602903] Oft may it fly to us to save our heroes from slaughter, oft perch here to bring fair offspring, Turn thee and send thy voice afar: cry to the region far away; That I may see thee in the home of Yama reft of all thy power, that I may see thee impotent.
avs.6.32 [0603202] Let Rudra break your necks, O ye Pisachas, and split your ribs asunder, Yatudhanas! Your herb of universal power with Yama hath allied itself.
avs.6.46 Thy name is Araru: thy sire is Yama; Varunani bare thee.
avs.6.46 [0604602] We know thy birth, O Sleep, thou art son of the sisters of the Gods; the minister of Yama thou, thou art Antaka, thou art Death.
avs.6.63 To me, in truth, again doth Yama give thee.
avs.6.63 To him, to Yama, yea, to Death, be homage!
avs.6.63 Unanimous with Yama and the Fathers, make this man rise and reach the loftiest heaven.
avs.6.84 To me doth Yama verily restore thee.
avs.6.84 To him, to Yama, yea, to Death be worship!
avs.6.84 In full accord with Yama and the Fathers, send this man up ward to the loftiest heaven.
avs.6.93 [0609301] Yama, Death direly fatal, the Destroyer, with his black crest, Sarva the tawny archer, And all the Gods uprisen with their army, may these on every side avoid our heroes.
avs.6.96 [0609602] Let them release me from the curse and from the noose of Varuna, Free me from Yama s fetter, and from every sin against the Gods!
avs.6.110 [0611002] Neath Jyaishthaghni and Yama s Two Releasers this child was born: preserve him from uprooting.
avs.6.117 [0611701] That which I eat, a debt which still is owing, the tribute due to Yama, which supports me, [p. a255] Thereby may I be free from debt, O Agni.
avs.6.118 Not urging us to pay the debt we owed him, he with a cord hath gone to Yama s kingdom.
avs.6.133 [0613303] As I am now Death s Brahmachari claiming out of the living world a man for Yama, So with Austerity and Prayer and Fervour I bind this Girdle round the man before me.
avs.7.22 To Savitar, or Yama invested with Savitar s attributes
avs.7.53 [0705301] As thou, Brihaspati, from the curse hast saved us, from dwel ling yonder in the realm of Yama, The Asvins, leeches of the Gods, O Agni, have chased Death far from us with mighty powers.
avs.7.112 [0711202] Release me from the curse s bond and plague that comes from Varuna; Free me from Yama s fetter and from every sin against the Gods.
avs.8.1 [0800109] Let not the black dog and the brindled seize thee, two warders of the way sent forth by Yama.
avs.8.2 All Yama s messengers who roam around, sent by Vaivasvata, I chase away.
avs.8.7 [0800728] From the Five arrowed, from the Ten arrowed have I delivered thee, Freed thee from Yama s fetter and from all offence against the Gods,
avs.8.8 [0800811] Bear them away, Death s messengers! envoys of Yama! bind them fast.
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.8.10 King Yama was her calf, her pail was silvern.
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.9.10 That which is One bards call by many a title: they call It Agni, Yama, Matariswan.
avs.11.6 [1100611] Or the Seven Rishis we address, Waters divine, Prajapati, Fathers with Yama at their head: may they deliver us from woe.
avs.12.2 I made this Indra s fuel, and the Fire of Yama I removed.
avs.12.3 Go thither: summon those whom thou lovest, one and all, to meet thee, Strong as ye were when first ye met each other, still be your strength the same in Yama s kingdom.
avs.12.3 [1200303] Together in this world, in God ward pathway, together be ye in the realms of Yama.
avs.12.3 Herein, accordant with the Fathers, Yama shall mightily protect your cooked oblation.
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 [1200436] In Yama s realm the Cow fulfils each wish for him who gave her up; But hell, they say, is for the man who, when they beg, bestow her not.
avs.12.5 [1200564] That he may go from Yama s home afar into the worlds of sin.
avs.14.2 Let not this dust that sullies reach the Waters, nor Yama, Agni, nor the host of Fathers.
avs.15.14 [1501407] He, when he went away to the Fathers, went away having be come King Yama and having made the exclamation Svadha an eater of food.
avs.16.4 [1600404] Let Surya protect me from Day, Agni from Earth, Vayu from Firmament, Yama from men, Sarasvati from dwellers on the earth.
avs.16.5 Thou art the son of Grahi, the minister of Yama.
avs.16.5 Thou art the son of Destruction, the minister of Yama, etc. (as in verse 1). [p. 166]
avs.16.5 Thou art the son of the sisters of the Gods, the minister of Yama.
avs.18.1 [1800108] Yami am possessed by love of Yama, that I may rest on the same couch beside him.
avs.18.1 On Yami be the unbrotherly act of Yama.
avs.18.1 [1800115] Alas; thou art indeed a weakling Yama.
avs.18.1 Guard ceaselessly, great Agni, him who ponders Yama s name easy to be comprehended.
avs.18.1 [1800147] Matali prospers there with Kavyas, Yama with Angiras sons, Brihaspati with singers.
avs.18.1 [1800149] Honour the King with your oblations, Yama, Vivasvan s son, who gathers men together. [p. 179] Even him who travelled over the mighty rivers, who searches out and shows the path to many.
avs.18.1 [1800150] Yama first found for us the road to travel: this pasture never can be taken from us.
avs.18.1 But Yama s mother, spouse of great Vivasvan, vanished as she was carried to her dwelling.
avs.18.1 Then shalt thou look on both the Kings enjoying their sacred food, God Varuna and Yama.
avs.18.1 Yama bestow upon this man a dwelling adorned with days and beams of light and waters.
avs.18.1 [1800159] Come, Yama, with Angirases, the holy; rejoice thee here with children of Virupa.
avs.18.1 O Yama, accordant with Angirases and Fathers.
avs.18.2 [1800201] For Yama Soma juice flows clear, to Yama is oblation paid.
avs.18.2 To Yama sacrifice prepared, and heralded by Agni, goes.
avs.18.2 [1800202] Offer to Yama sacrifice most sweet in savour and draw near.
avs.18.2 [1800203] Offer to Yama, to the King, butter and milk in sacrifice.
avs.18.2 The Gayatri, the Trishtup, all metres in Yama are contained.
avs.18.2 Draw nigh thou to the gracious minded Fathers who take their pleasure in the feast with Yama.
avs.18.2 [1800212] And those two dogs of thine, Yama, the watchers, four eyed who look on men and guard the pathway Entrust this man, O King, to their protection, and with prosperity and health endow him.
avs.18.2 [1800213] Dark hued, insatiate, with distended nostrils, Yama s two envoys roam among the people.
avs.18.2 [1800215] Let him, O Yama, go to those Rishis austere, of Fervour born, First followers of Law, the sons of Law, upholders of the Law.
avs.18.2 [1800218] Let him, O Yama, go to those Rishis austere, of Fervour born, Skilled in a thousand ways and means, the sages who protect the Sun.
avs.18.2 Unite thee with the Fathers and with Yama: strong and delicious be the winds that fan thee.
avs.18.2 Among the Fathers find thy home, and thrive mid those whom Yama rules.
avs.18.2 Yama s observant messenger was Mrityu he hath despatched men s lives unto the Fathers.
avs.18.2 [1800232] Yama is higher and Vivasvan lower: nothing whatever do I see above him.
avs.18.2 This sacrifice of mine is based on Yama, Vivasvan spread the atmosphere about us.
avs.18.2 [1800237] I give this place to him who hath come hither and now is mine, to be a home to rest in: This was the thought of Yama when he answered: This man is.
avs.18.2 [1800246] Inbreath and outbreath, breath diffused, life, sight to look upon the Sun Seek by a straight unwinding path the Fathers whom King Yama rules,
avs.18.2 Hasten with them to Yama s home and join his gathered.
avs.18.3 [1800313] Worship with sacrificial gift King Yama, Vivasvan s son who gathers men together, Yama who was the first to die of mortals, the first who travelled to the world before us.
avs.18.3 [1800341] Chose he then, death for Gods to be their portion? Why chose he not for men a life eternal? Brihaspati span sacrifice, the Rishi; and Yama yielded up his own dear body.
avs.18.3 [1800346] Our Father s Fathers and their sires before them who came, most noble, to the Soma banquet, With these let Yama, yearning with the yearning, rejoicing eat our offerings at his pleasure.
avs.18.3 The Fathers firmly fix this pillar here for thee; and there let Yama make thee an abiding place.
avs.18.3 [1800358] Meet Yama, meet the Fathers, meet the merit of virtuous action in the loftiest heaven. [p. 197] Leave sin and evil, seek anew thy dwelling: so bright with glory let him join his body.
avs.18.3 [1800362] In immortality Vivasvan set us! Go from us Death, come to us life eternal! To good old age may he protect these people: let not their spirits pass away to Yama.
avs.18.3 To lengthened life shall be, this Yama, lead us.
avs.18.3 [1800366] They gaze on thee with longing in their spirit, as on an eagle that is mounting skyward; On thee with wings of gold, Varuna s envoy, the Bird that hasteth to the home of Yama.
avs.18.3 [1800369] Grains which for thee I scatter, mixt with Sesamum, as holy food, May they for thee be excellent and potent: King Yama look on them as thine with favour!
avs.18.3 That he may dwell in Yama s home addressing the assemblies there.
avs.18.4 King Yama look on, them as thine with favour!
avs.18.4 [1800431] On thee doth Savitar the God bestow this vesture for thy wear. [p. 204] Clothe thee herein, and find meet robe in Yama s realm to cover thee.
avs.18.4 He in the realm of Yama lives on her the inexhaustible.
avs.18.4 King Yama look on, them, as thine, with favour.
avs.18.4 Hymn this with your oblations, Visvamitras: may he, may Yama, lengthen our existence.
avs.18.4 [1800455] As the Five Races of mankind for Yama set apart a house.
avs.18.4 [1800474] To Yama connected with the Fathers Hail! and homage!
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.19.56 [1905601] Thou art come hither from the world of Yama: thou, resolute, affectest men with rapture.
avs.19.57 [1905703] Child of Gods Consorts, minister of Yama is the good Dream: that which is my trouble we drive away to the enemy.
avs.20.25 Usana Kavya drove the kine hither with him: let us with offer ings honour Yama s deathless birth.

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