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ATHARVA VEDA

BOOK XX (20)

HYMN I (1)

[2000101] Thee, Indra, we invoke, the Bull, what time the Soma hath been pressed.
Drink of the sweetly flavoured juice.

[2000102] The best of guardian hath the man within whose dwelling place ye drink, O Maruts, giants of the sky.

[2000103] Let us serve Agni with our hyms, Sage who consumeth ox and cow, Who beareth Soma on his back.

HYMN II (2)

[2000201] Let the Maruts drink Trishtups from the Potar s cup, according to the season Soma from heaven.

[2000202] Let Agni from the Kindler s cup drink Trishtups, according to the season Soma from heaven.

[2000203] Let Indra the Brahman from the Brahman s cup drink Trishtups, according to the season Soma from heaven.

[2000204] Let the God, Granter of Wealth, from the Potar s cup drink Trishtups, according to the season Soma from heaven.

[p. 266]

HYMN III (3)

[2000301] Come, we have pressed the juice for thee: O Indra, drink this Soma here.
Seat thee on this my sacred grass.

[2000302] Let both thy bay steeds, yoked by prayer long maned, O Indra, bring thee nigh.

[2000303] We Soma bearing Brahmans call thee Soma drinker with thy friend, We, Indra, who have pressed the juice.

HYMN IV (4)

[2000401] Come unto us who poured the juice, come hither to our eulogies.
Drink of the juice, O fair of face.

[2000402] I pour it down within thee, so through all thy members let it run.
Take with thy tongue the pleasant drink.

[2000403] Sweet to thy body let it be, delicious be the savoury juice.
Sweet be the Soma to thy heart.

HYMN V (5)

[2000501] Like women, let this Soma juice invested with its raiment, glide.

Most active Indra, close to thee.

[2000502] Mighty in bulk, strong necked, stout armed in the wild rapture.
of the juice [p. 267] Doth Indra smite the foemen dead.

[2000503] Indra, advance, go forward thou who by thy might art Lord of all.
Slay, Vritra slayer slay thy foes.

[2000504] Long be thy grasping hook wherewith thou givest treasure unto him Who pours the juice and worships thee.

[2000505] Here, Indra, is thy Soma draught, made pure upon the sacred.
grass.
Run hither, come and drink thereof.

[2000506] Famed for thy radiance, worshipped well! this juice is shed for thy delight: Thou art invoked, Akhandala!

[2000507] To Kundapayya, grandson s son, grandson of Sringavrish, to thee, To him have I addressed my thought.

HYMN VI (6)

[2000601] Thee, Indra, we invoke, the Bull, what time the Soma is ex pressed.
So drink thou of the savoury juice. [p. 268]

[2000602] Indra, whom many laud, accept the strength confering Soma juice.
Quaff, pour down drink that satisfies.

[2000603] Indra, with all the Gods promote our wealth bestowing sacrifice, Thou highly lauded Lord of men.

[2000604] Lord of the brave, to thee proceed these drops of Soma juice expressed, The bright drops to thy dwelling place.

[2000605] Within thy belly, Indra take Soma the juice most excellent: The heavenly drops belong to thee.

[2000606] Drink our libation, Lord of hymns: with streams of meath thou art bedewed: Our glory, Indra, is thy gift.

[2000607] To Indra go the treasures of the worshipper which never fail: He drinks the Soma and is strong.

[2000608] From far away, from near at hand, O Vritra slayer, come to us: Accept the songs we sing to thee.

HYMN VII (7)

[2000701] Surya, thou mountest up to meet the Hero famous for his wealth, Who hurls the bolt and works for man:

[2000702] Him who with might of both his arms brake nine and ninety castles down, Slew Vritra and smote Ahi dead.

[2000703] This Indra is our gracious Friend.
He sends us in a full broad stream Riches in horses, kine, and corn.

[2000704] Indra, whom many laud, accept the strength conferring Soma juice.
Quaff, pour down drink that satisfies.

[p. 269]

HYMN VIII (8)

[2000801] Drink as of old, and let the draught delight thee: hear thou my prayer and let our songs exalt thee.
Make the Sun visible, make food abundant: slaughter the foes,.
pierce through and free the cattle.

[2000802] Come to us; they have called thee Soma lover.
Here is the pressed juice: drink thereof for rapture.
Widely capacious, pour it down within thee, and invocated hear us like a father.

[2000803] Full is his chalice.
Blessing! Like a pourer I have filled up the vessel for his drinking.
Presented on the right, dear Soma juices have brought us Indra,.
to rejoice him, hither.

HYMN IX (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.

[2000902] Celestial, bounteous Giver, girt about with might, rich, moun tain like, in precious things Him swift we seek for foodful booty rich in kine, brought hundredfold and thousandfold.

[2000903] I crave of thee that hero strength, that thou mayst first regard this prayer, Wherewith thou helpest Bhrigu and the Yatis and Praskanva when the prize was staked.

[2000904] Wherewith thou sentest mighty waters to the sea, that, Indra, is.
thy hero strength.
For ever unattainable is this power of him to whom the worlds.
have called aloud.

[p. 270]

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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