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ATHARVA VEDA

BOOK VII (7)

HYMN XL (40)

A prayer for prosperity

[0704001] We call Sarasvan, under whose protection all cattle wander, to preserve and aid us, Him in whose ordinance abide the waters, to whose command the Lord of Plenty listens.

[0704002] Abiding here let us invoke Sarasvan, the seat of riches, glorious, wealth increaser, Him who inclines and gives to him who worships, the rich pos sessor and the Lord of Fulness.

HYMN XLI (41)

A prayer for prosperity

[0704101] Observing men, and viewing home, the Falcon hath cleft his swift way over wastes and waters.
May he, with Indra for a friend, auspicious, traversing all air s lower realms, come hither.

[0704102] The heavenly Falcon, viewing men, well pinioned, strength giver, hundred footed, hundred nested, Shall give us treasure which was taken from us.
May it be rich in food among our Fathers.

HYMN XLII (42)

A prayer for delivery from sin and sickness

[0704201] Scatter and drive away, Soma and Rudra, the sickness that hath come within our dwelling, [p. a287] Afar into the distance chase Destruction, and even from commit ted sin release us.

[0704202] Lay on our bodies, O ye twain, O Soma and Rudra, all those balms that heal diseases.
Set free and draw away the sin committed, which we have still inherent in our persons.

HYMN XLIII (43)

A charm against lightning

[0704301] Some of thy words bode weal and some misfortune: thou scat terest them all with friendly feeling.
Deep within this three words are laid: among them one hath flown off even as the sound was uttered.

HYMN XLIV (44)

In praise of Indra and Vishnu

[0704401] Ye twain have conquered, and have not been vanquished: not either of the pair hath been defeated.
Ye, Indra Vishnu, when ye fought your battle; produced this infinite with three divisions.

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HYMN XLV (45)

A charm against jealousy

[0704501] Brought hitherward from Sindhu, from a folk of every mingled race, Fetched from afar, thou art I deem, a balm that cureth.
jealousy.

[0704502] As one with water quencheth fire, so calm this lover s jealousy, Like heat of fire that burneth here, or flame that rageth through the wood.

HYMN XLVI (46)

A charm for offspring and prosperity

[0704601] O broad tressed Sinivali, thou who art the sister of the Gods, Accept the offered sacrifice, and, Goddess, grant us progeny.

[0704602] Present the sacrifice to her, to Sinivali, Queen of men, Beautiful fingered, lovely armed, prolific, bearing many a child.

[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!

HYMN XLVII (47)

A prayer for wealth and birth of a son

[0704701] Oft in this sacrifice with favoured cry I call Kuhu, beneficent Goddess, skilled in all her works.
May she vouchsafe us wealth with every boon, and give a, hero meet for praise who gives a hundred gifts.

[0704702] Kuhu, the Queen of Gods and immortality, called to assist, enjoy this sacrifice of ours! Let her, desirous of our worship, hear to day: may she, intelligent, give increase of our wealth.

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HYMN XLVIII (48)

A prayer for prosperity and the birth of a son

[0704801] I call on Raka with hair laud and reverent cry: may she, auspicious, hear us and herself observe.
With never breaking needle may she sew her work, and send a glorious man who gives a hundred gifts.

[0704802] All thy kind favours, Raka! lovely in their form, wherewith thou grantest treasures to the man who gives, With these come thou to us this day benevolent, O blessed one, bestowing wealth of thousand sorts.

HYMN XLIX (49)

A prayer for children and booty

[0704901] May the Gods Consorts aid us of their own free will, help us to offspring and the winning of the spoil.
May Goddesses who quickly listen shelter us, both those on earth and they within the waters realm.

[0704902] May the Dames, wives of Gods, enjoy our presents, Rat, Asvini Indrani and Agnayi; May Rodasi and Varunani hear us, and Goddesses come at the matrons season.

Atharva Veda Books:-

Book 1

av01-h1
av01-h10
av01-h20
av01-h30

Book 2

av02-h1
av02-h10
av02-h20
av02-h30

Book 3

av03-h1
av03-h10
av03-h20
av03-h30

Book 4

av04-h1
av04-h10
av04-h20
av04-h30
av04-h40

Book5

av05-h1
av05-h10
av05-h20
av05-h30

Book6

av06-h1
av06-h10
av06-h20
av06-h30
av06-h40
av06-h50
av06-h60
av06-h70
av06-h80
av06-h90
av06-h100
av06-h110
av06-h120
av06-h130
av06-h140

Book 7

av07-h1
av07-h10
av07-h20
av07-h30
av07-h40
av07-h50
av07-h60
av07-h70
av07-h80
av07-h90
av07-h100
av07-h110

Book 8

av08-h1
av08-h10

Book 9

av09-h1
av09-h10

Book 10

av10-h1
av10-h10

Book 11

av11-h1
av11-h10

Book 12

av12-h1

Book 13

av13-h1

Book 14

av14-h1

Book 15

av15-h1
av15-h10

Book 16

av16-h1

Book 17

av17-h1

Book 18

av18-h1

Book 19

av19-h1
av19-h10
av19-h20
av19-h30
av19-h40
av19-h50
av19-h60
av19-h70

Book 20

av20-h1
av20-h10
av20-h20
av20-h30
av20-h40
av20-h50
av20-h60
av20-h70
av20-h80
av20-h90
av20-h100
av20-h110
av20-h120
av20-h130
av20-h140

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