1.12

 

1.       agnim dūtam vṛṇīmahe

Agni messenger we-choose

vṛ c9

hotāram viśva-vedasam

one-who-summons knower-of-all

asya yajasya sukratum

of-this-sacrifice effective-will-doer

 

2.       agnim-agnim havīmabhis

agni-himself by-with-attentions

sa havanta viśpatim

always they-shall-call people-lord-master

inj. mid.

havyavāham purupriyam

attention-carrier beloved-of-many

 

3.       agne den iha ā vaha

O Agni gods here bring

jajānas vṛktabarhiṣe

being-born on-twisted-grass

jan perf. part. mid. vṛj c7 twist ppp

asi ho nas īḍyas

you-are summoning-priest our to-be-adored

fpp

 

4.       tān uśatas vi bodhaya

the lovers-of-yaja awaken

budh caus. imper.

yad agne yāsi dūtyam

since you-go to-the-court

devais ā satsi barhiṣi

with-gods you-sit on-grass

sad c2

 

5.       ghtāhavana dīdivas prati

called-by-clear-thought-intention O shining-one

ppp dīdī shine prati towards near to against

sma riṣatas daha

ever-always foes burn

dah 2sing. imper.

agne tvam rakṣasvinas

you are demon-without

 

6.       agni agnis sam idhyate

by-Agni Agni is-well-kindled

idh pass.

kavis gṛhapatis yuvā

seer house-lord young

havyavāt juhuv-āsyas

carrier-of-the-offerings tongue-as-his-mouth

vāt nom. of vah

7.       kavim agnim upa stuhi

seer Agni towards praise-laud-extol

stu c2 imper.

satsa-dharmāṇam adhvare

whose-ordinances-holding-true in-sacrifice

authineic-ordering pres. a. part.

devam amīva-cātanam

shining grief-drive-away

 

8.       yas tvām agne haviṣpatis

who you Agni lord-of-attention-focus

dūtam deva saparyati

envoy god serve-attentively

sap c1 serve love

tasya sma prāvitā bhava

of-this surely promoter-helper become

 

9.       yas agnim devavītaye

he-who Agni for-devine-enjoyment

haviṣmān āvivāsati

possessing-attention wants-to-win

desi. ā vi sa ti

tasmai pāvaka mṛlaya

to-him O purifier be-gracious

mṛḍ c6 caus. imper. be gracious

 

10.       sa nas pāvaka dīdivas

to-us purifier luminous-one

agne devān iha ā vaha

gods here carry

upa yajam havis ca nas

and carry us towards yaja and offering

 

11.       sa nas stavānas ā bhara

to-us being-praised bring

stu pap bhṛ imper.

gāyatreṇa navīyasā

by-Gāyatri-hymns by-new or fresh

rayim vīravatīm iṣam

riches heroic-strength refreshment

 

12.       agne sukreṇa śociṣā

with-skill with-pure-lustre

viśvābhis devahūtibhis

with-all-the-hymns that summon the gods

imam stomam juṣasva nas

this our praise enjoy

jus imper. mid.