Book 8 >> HYMN 29 - Visvedevas
बभ्रुरेको विषुणः सूनरो युवाञ्ज्यङकते हिरण्ययम
English:- . ONE is a youth brown, active, manifold he decks the golden one with ornament.
योनिमेक आ ससाद दयोतनो.अन्तर्देवेषु मेधिरः
English:- Another, luminous, occupies the place of sacritice, Sage, among the Gods.
वाशीमेको बिभर्ति हस्त आयसीमन्तर्देवेषु निध्रुविः
English:- One brandishes in his hand an iron knife, firm, in his seat amid the Deities.
वज्रमेको बिभर्ति हस्त आहितं तेन वर्त्राणि जिघ्नते
English:- Another holds the thunderbolt, wherewith he slays the Vṛtras, resting in his hand.
तिग्ममेको बिभर्ति हस्त आयुधं शुचिरुग्रो जलाषभेषजः
English:- Another bears a pointed weapon: bright is he, and strong, with healing medicines.
पथ एकः पीपाय तस्करो यथा एष वेद निधीनाम
English:- Another, thief-like, watches well the ways, and knows the places where the treasures lie.
तरीण्येक उरुगायो वि चक्रमे यत्र देवासो मदन्ति
English:- Another with his mighty stride hath made his three steps thither where the Gods rejoice.
विभिर्द्वा चरत एकया सह पर परवासेव वसतः
English:- Two with one Dame ride on with winged steeds, and journey forth like travellers on their way.
सदो दवा चक्राते उपमा दिवि सम्राजा सर्पिरासुती
English:- Two, highest, in the heavens have set their seat, worshipped with holy oil, imperial Kings.
अर्चन्त एके महि साम मन्वत तेन सूर्यमरोचयन
English:- Some, singing lauds, conceived the Sāma-hymn, great hymn whereby they caused the Sun to shine.