Purvarcika-Chapter 1 >> Section 3

ओ३म् अग्निं वो वृधन्तमध्वराणां पुरूतमम्।
अच्छा नप्त्रे सहस्वते॥२१
English:- Well with joint action and yajna, serve Agni, most ancient power of the first order that leads you to advancement of strong familial unity and tolerant but powerful social cooperation for your coming generations for ages. (Rigved 8-102-7)
ओ३म् अग्निस्तिग्मेन शोचिषा य सद्विश्वं न्या३त्रिणम्।
अग्निर्नो वसते रयिम्॥२२
English:- Agni, with the flaming light of pure refulgence, dries up and burns off all hostility of the world and brings the wealth of life for us, dedicated supplicants and celebrants. (Rigved 6-16-28)
ओ३म् अग्ने मृड महा अस्यय आ देवयुं जनम्।
इयेथ बर्हिरासदम्॥२३
English:- Agni, be kind and gracious. Great you are as you come to these divinely dedicated people sitting round the fire of yajna and you bless them all round without reserve. (Rigved 4-9-1)
ओ३म् अग्ने रक्षा णो अहस प्रति स्म देव रीषत।
तपिष्ठैरजरो दह॥२४
English:- Agni, fiery ruler and generous lord of enlightenment, save us from sin, protect us from the sinful and the destroyers. Lord eternal and unaging, with your blazing law, justice and discipline, burn out evil, evil deeds and evil doers. (Rigved 7-15-13)
ओ३म् अग्ने युङ्क्ष्वा हि ये तवाश्वासो देव साधव।
अरं वहन्त्याशव॥२५
English:- Agni, leading light of knowledge and power, generous creator and giver, yoke those motive powers of yours to the chariot which are best and fastest and which transport you to the destination of your love and passion gracefully without fail. (Rigved 6-16-43)
ओ३म् नि त्वा नक्ष्य विश्पते द्युमन्तं धीमहे वयम्।
सुवीरमग्न आहुत॥२६
English:- Agni, loving and accessible protector and ruler of the people, brilliant and generous chief of heroic brave, universally honoured and invoked, we love and enshrine you in our heart and home with faith and reverence. (Rigved 7-15-7)
ओ३म् अग्निर्मूर्धा दिव ककुत्पति पृथिव्या अयम्।
अपा रेतासि जिन्वति॥२७
English:- This Agni is the highest lord and master of all on top of heaven and earth and gives energy and sustenance to the seeds of life in the waters of the universe. (Rigved 8- 44-16)
ओ३म् इममू षु त्वमस्माक सनिं गायत्रं नव्यासम्।
अग्ने देवेषु प्र वोचः॥२८
English:- Agni, eternal lord omniscient, this divine knowledge, blissful, sweet and musical in Gayatri and other musical metres, ever new and giver of new ideas, pray reveal it to the sages and whisper it into our soul. (Rigved 1-27-4)
ओ३म् तं त्वा गोपवनो गिरा जनिष्ठदग्ने अङ्गरः।
स पावक श्रुधी हवम्॥२९
English:- Agni, light of the world, dear as breath of life, all purifier, whom the poet visionary of light and the Word celebrates, pray listen to our invocation and song of adoration. (Rigved 8-74-11)
ओ३म् परि वाजपतिः कविरग्निर्हव्यान्यक्रमीत्।
दधद्रत्नानि दाशुषे॥३०
English:- Agni, lord of food, energy and the dynamics of life and society, commanding a full poetic vision of corporate life, comprehends the gifts and oblations of the holy fire of the nation, bearing the jewels of life's wealth for the generous giver. (Rigved 4-15-3)
ओ३म् उदु त्यं जातवेदसं देवं वहन्ति केतव।
दृशे विश्वाय सूर्यम्॥३१
English:- The rays of the sun (like banners of a mighty monarch) carry the brilliance of light, revealing the omnipresence of the omniscient Lord Supreme of the universe. (Rigved 1-50-1)
ओ३म् कविमग्निमुप स्तुहि सत्यधर्माणमध्वरे।
English:- In the holy acts of yajna, light, serve and adore Agni, brilliant creator of new things of beauty, prosperity and joy, illuminator and observer of the eternal laws, generous giver, and destroyer of evil and disease. (Rigved 1-12-7)
ओ३म् शं नो देवीरभिष्टये शं नो भवन्तु पीतये।
शं योरभि स्रवन्तु नः॥३३
English:- May the divine waters be for our peace and bliss for body, mind and soul and bring us showers of peace, protection and blessedness. (Rigved 10-9-4)
ओ३म् कस्य नूनं परीणसि धियो जिन्वसि सत्पते।
गोषाता यस्य ते गिर॥३४
English:- O lord protector of the world of truth as a happy home and shelter for the people, whose sincere and abundant prayers do you accept and fulfil? His, whose prayers to you are enlightened and inspired by knowledge, wisdom and sincere awareness of divinity. (Rigved 8-84-7)