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1. yajam vidhātum icchan yajamāna: prathamam vedavida ṛtvija: vṛṇītām

sacrifice to-establish, ( he )wishing-sacrificing

first Veda-knowing-priests let-he-choose

( acc. pl )

2. yajeu paśūn svalaṃkṛteu yūpeu rajjubhi badhnanti

in-sacrifices animals on-well-adorned-sacrificial-posts by-cords they-bind

 

3. devānām kopāgnim śāntim netum tān stutibhi: nalarāja: aprīṇāt

Gods - anger-fire calm to-lead them with-stuti Nala delighted

 

4. prasannā vayam, varam vṛṇīva iti

well-disposed we, boon let-you-choose

tai: ukta: rājā dhārmikatvam avṛṇita

by-them said the-king righteousness chose

 

5. somam dṛaadbhyām sutvāadhvaryava: tam punantu

Soma with-2stones having-pressed, that priests let-clean

 

6. mandaraparvatam manthānam śeanāgam ca netram kṛtvā

Mandara-moutain stiring-stick and demon-snake cord having-done

devadāmavā: amṛtārtham kīra-udadhim amthnan

Gods-and-demons immortality-purpose milk-ocean shook

 

7. yathā sūrye udaye bhāti

as in-sun-rise gleam

tathā pāpāni apahatya gaṅgā-jalāplutā: narā: vibhānti

thus sins having-removed, Ganges-water-drenched people gleam

 

8. lubdham arthena gṛhlīyāt kruddham ajali karmaṇā

the-greedy by-money he-should-seize the-angry ajali by-doing-deed