5. 2. Let none, no, not thy worshippers, delay thee far away from us Agni, is light, light is Agni, Indra is light, light is Indra The well thou clavest, settest free the fountains, and gavest rest to floods that were obstructed. 4. 2. He, excellent, withholdeth not his bounteous gift of wealth in kine. Honour that Indra, Puruhanman! 1. 14. 1. 2. Imperial Lord of holy rites. 1. Thou flowest to enjoy the milk, and bringest valour, being, cleansed: Soma is pressed: thy gladdening drink, Indra libation's Lord! The kine approaching with full udders follow on thy path. The Sage of heaven whose heart is wise, when laid between both hands, with roars, 2. To Aryaman and Mitra sing a reverent song, O pious one, Thou art invoked, Akhandala! 1. 3. O Lord of ample wealth, these songs of praise have called aloud to thee, Thou and my mother, O good Lord, appear alike, to give me wealth abundantly. I laud your most beloved guest like a dear friend, O Agni, him down resistless foes. We clothe the hue thou wearest with a robe of milk. 3. 1. With those same waves which in their stream o'erflow the purifying sieve, Scattering foes as he is cleansed. O Agni, God, we kindle thee, refulgent, wasting not away, 1. 4. 2. 4. 1. Wise Jatavedas we implore with prayers for grace, the Sage, the Hotar-priest, bounteous, and void of guile. 1. pour upon us heroic strength. That we may win us wealth and power we poets, verily, call on thee: 10. Who yokes to-day unto the pole of Order the strong and passionate steers of checkless spirit, 1. To bring us all felicities. 7. Surpasses all things that are dear, yea, from of old. From heaven and earth and firmament. as Sura with his own allies. He who gains Indra's grace by fire enkindled, finds as easy way So may the God attend the God, true Indu Indra who is true! O Indra, give us for our weal a triple refuge, triply strong! 2. 2. 2. 11. Unto the forms that must be shaped. No, not a hundred suns could match thee at thy birth, not both the worlds, O Thunderer! O Soma, being purified, bring us from all sides-for thou canst- 3. 3. Like lustre, all heaven's light, to see. 3. Drink thou, for thou art lord thereof! 5. 1. The ancient living ones have come unto a newer resting-place. 2. Agni, this day to him who pays oblations bring the Gods who waken with the morn! Pouring down rain from heaven in floods, and finding light! 2. 9. 5. Whereby the holy ones created for the God the light divine that ever wakes. When thou art sprinkled with the streams, thou reachest, purified by men, Ten sisters, pouring out the rain together, the sage's quickly-moving thoughts, adorn him. gives room and shines like gold, One-minded, both of you, drive your car down to us: drink yethe savoury Soma juice! May the stone bring thee as it speaks, the Soma-stone with ringing voice! 1. 8. 2. Priest doubly born, he through his love of glory hath in his keeping all things worth the choosing. Whereas Rid Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda mantra-s are chanted in a special way following certain special rules, only the Sama Veda verses are sung. We pray to Agni, Child of Force, whose locks drop oil, foremost in sacrificial rites. Your Lord of might that ne'er hath bent, that ruleth over all mankind, 1. 1. Even as a youngling shouting with his mothers, the bounteous Steer hath flowed along with waters. Through the fine fingers, with the song, this hero comes with rapid cars, When, O ye Asvins, ye equip your mighty car, with fatness and with honey balm, ye twain, our power! I should be fain, O Lord of power, to strengthen and enrich thesage, O Soma, victory in war! 6. Red-hued, be blended with the milk that seems to yield its lovely breast, 2. 7. O hero, Lord of bounties, praised in hymns, may glorious fame and might 6. and not abandon him to woe. 3. 3. Agni, the sire of Kasyapa by faith, the mother, Manu, Sage. 1. 2. With stream of sacrifice the brown bright drops have flowed with strength in store 2. There is no clue to the date of the compilation of the Samaveda Hymns, nor has the compiler's name been handed down to us. Raw kine thou filledst with ripe milk. Found it in Saryandvdn lake. Indra, at sacrifice, increased his manly strength, in the wild rapture of this juice: 1. Thou madest Surya rise to heaven. 4. 2. Thou, mighty one! 10. Accordant with the Asvins and with Dawn grant us heroic strength and lofty fame! So may our songs of praise come nigh to Agni who was born to give the Arya strength! 1. 1. Pressed for the gladdening draught the drops flow forth abundantly with song, Pour on us garments that shall clothe us meetly, send, purified, milch-kine, abundant yielders! 2. Men skilled in holy hymns, pure, with the hues of fire, have In the two kindling-blocks lies Jatavedas like the well-cherished germ in pregnant women,-- It is very much regretted that the Sama Veda Sanhita Vol.3 is a duplicate of Sama Veda Sanhita Vol.4. Indu for Indra, for his drink. 'Tis like a courser bathed in streams. Adorable in every house! 2. Thou drawest near, as turns a pigeon to his mate: 11. To seat thee in the place of song! O Indra, give us wisdom as a sire gives wisdom to his sons, To us be born a son and spreading offspring. 1. Let him with song inspired laud Varuna who supports the folk who follow varied rites. The hidden pair, heaven and the earth, thou foundest, and to the mighty worlds thou gavest pleasure. Come hither, bring the Gods to us to taste the sacrificial feast, Sama Veda - Kauthuma Shaka - Vol-1 by Veda Prasar Samiti, released 10 March 2012 1. There are three recensions of the text of the Samaveda Sanhita, the Kauthuma Sakha or recension is current in Guzerat, the Jaiminiya in the Carnatic, and the Ranayaniya in the Mahratta country. The powerful conqueror, invincible in war, him at whose birth the mighty ones, Closed up the wound again, most wealthy Maghavan, who healeth the dissevered parts. For all these holy singers thus implore these twain to succour them, 3. 2. Agni, the bright face of the Dawns, is shining: the singers' pious voices have ascended. O Soma, for the Angirasas! 1. with great joy and rapture: make the voice swell, and generate abundance! 6. The Somas deck themselves with milk as kings are graced with eulogies, O Child of Strength, to thee whose look is lovely, with oblations we, 2. Ours be the potent host of mighty Indra, King Varuna the Maruts, and Adityas! When Indra Maghavan lists to his praiser's call, he will not stand aloof, but come. O Indra, naught excelleth thee. 1. 2. earth; Anger at sacrifice a fierce wild creature! Sama Veda SAKSIVC Page 6 of 7 Text of the Song and text of Verse As mentioned earlier, the singing of the Samaveda Verse is not an adhoc improvisation, but follows a strict procedure. they who light the flame and straightway trim the sacred grass, 4. So may we be acquainted with thine innermost benevolence: When, by the law of the Most High, in presence of heaven and earth, the fond mind's utterance formed him. obtain the sacrifice! 2. Alone, the never-conquered guardian of mankind, thou smitest Come hither, Indra, with bay steeds, joyous, with tails like peacocks' plumes! 1. 3. So let the draught of joy, thy dear companion, by which, O Lord of bays, thou slayest Vritras, 3. Indra, who mounts his chariot at his bay steeds' cry, shatters e'en things that stand most firm. We, after thine own wish and thought, Men with oblations pray to him. Grant that no mighty foes, unknown, malevolent unhallowed, tread us to the ground! Your lofty coursers hasten over the everlasting realm, whea your car flies with winged steeds. Who, like a chariot, wins us wealth. 2. 1. For Vritra-slaying Indra, thou, Soma, art poured that he may drink, 3. 6. Hawk-like he settles in his home. 4. 11. We claim alliance with the very glorious one, yea, with the Bestow on us, O Jatavedas, high renown Wealthy in food, we may rejoice I. 2. 3. Prosper therewith, O Maghavan, him who lauds that deed, and those whose grass is trimmed for thee! Nama swadhayai swaahayai nithyameva namo namaha. Mighty one, with thy mighty aids! The Soma, Indra, which is shed in saucers and in cups for thee, That it may help us manfully! 3. Whom bards incite where heroes win the booty, or in the way to waters, He is Indra. 3. Thine, Indra, is the lowest wealth, thou cherishest the midmost wealth, Ye who can tame even what is firm! 1. Agni, he conquers by thine aid that brings him store of valiant sons and does great deeds, O Indra, fill thy belly anew with meath that seems to flow from heaven. Purified for feast of Gods, go thou to Indra's resting-place, So, Indra, listen here to him who offers lauds: come near unto our dwelling-place! Thou goest, clothed in butter, to a robe of state. Longing for kine, longing for gold hath Indu Pavamana roared, thou when purified liftest thy voice amid the sea. I. Eager for wealth we meditate Agni's effectual laud to-day, Indu, is like an able steed. Indra's and Vayu's meeting-place. The Sama Veda style of reciting is indeed unique and very melodious. 1. They govern at the sacred place and bear the sacrifice to Gods. By battle or with strength destroy him, Indra! pure, rejoice! 1. Him, whosoever he may be, no one may vanquish, mighty one! And, Waters, give us procreant strength! He, Agni, kindled, good and wise, must be entreated with a. song; 1. Pressed out by pressers, Soma goes over the fleecy backs of sheep, goes, even as with a mare, in tawny-coloured stream, goes in a sweetly-sounding stream. Finder of horses, pour on us horses and wealth in kine and gold, So help ye us to riches, great celestial and terrestrial wealth The store of Amrit that laid away yonder, O Vata, in thine home-- Listen to all songs in high quality & download Sama Vedam Chanting songs on Gaana.com I was born like unto the Sun. 2. They who stand round him as he moves harness the bright, the ruddy steed: Gayatra, Trishtup, Jagat hymn,the forms united and complete, 1. 8. At the Trikadrukas the great and strong enjoyed the barley-brew. 3. Hence sprinkle forth the juice effused, Soma, the best of sacred gifts, who, friend of man, hath run amid the water-streams! With those to his libation poured, ye heroes, Indra, Agni, come: The milk is blended with the honey of the bee: quickly come hither, haste, and drink! Ye by command of yonder Dyaus, God bright by day! All-d6ties of one accorcl have come that they may drink of thee: 1. That, Satakratu, thou, to serve and please thy praisers, as it were, Him here, the offspring of the sea, the ten swift fingers beautify: Guard of all being, generating creatures, loud roared the sea as highest law commanded. 1. 6. Some of the audios/videos for the chanting are this and this. as 'twere the bowl's enlivening mead. Abhsheka Sooktam (Riga Veda - Yajur Veda - Sama Veda - Atharva Veda) song by T. Vishnu Moorthy Acharya, Harish Holla now on JioSaavn. Bestow on us effectual strength. He who from out the rocky cavern with his might took forth the red-refulgent cows-- 2. Filled full of riches thousandfold! So he resplendent in the battle overcame Krivi by might. The melodious notes are called "Samans", hence the name Sama Veda. 2. The milkers of the sacrifice have sung to him: Lord of three heights, thou shinest brightly o'er the Dawns. Chanting Brahma Gayatri Mantra daily will help to appease Brahma Deva and there by achieve higher intellect and knowledge. Thou heatest both the ladles in thy mouth, O brilliant prince of men! Hither to Rishis' songs of praise and sacrifice performed by men. Even Indra, O my friends, for help. 1. In battle of a thousand arms Indra drank Kadru's Soma juice I call him, mighty to resist, the hero of our ancient home, Have Soma drops flowed forth for wealth. 7. 4. 6. 3. The Steer with thousand streams who poureth out the rain, dear to the race of deities; 9. In zealous haste the singers have sung forth a song distilling Such … 3. Discloser of great wealth in kine. 8. 2. 8. The uttering of the sacred and mystical Om is called Onkar or Omkar. It is basically the words of the "Rig Veda" put to music. Great Son, great strengtheners of Law. 1. 10. When priests who magnify the Son of holy law present their gifts, 5. 9, By song, O Agni, Angiras! Wherewith we may support children and children's sons The speaker, unassailable master of this prayer, the tongue of sacrifice, pours forth the pleasant meath. 2, Gladdened by homage, ruling far, ye reign by majesty of might, 3. That bounty, treasure-finder! 1. This is the fair-cheeked God who, joying in the draught, breaks down the castles in his strength. And Mitras, void of guile, protect. Hither hath run the gold-hued Child of Surya, and reached the vat like a fleet vigorous courser. 3. Bright are these Somas blent with milk, with light that flashes brilliantly, That Sakra may be joyful in our friendship and the juice we pour. Indra and Agni, these our songs of praise have sounded forth to you: The Sama Veda or “The song of Knowledge” is one of four Vedas, a group of ancient texts believed to the divine.The Sama Veda has a history of oral transmission for hundreds of years before it was written down in 1200 to 1000 BCE at about the same time as Atharvaveda and the Yajurveda.The work consists of 1,549 verses and the various old versions tend … 2. And may we with our princes, Lord of tawny steeds! Lovers of holy song, light up. The great Priest, born, who knows the clouds, abider with men, is seated in the waters' eddy. The guardian, the desire of all; With holy song they bind to the broad wide-yoked car the bay steeds of the quickening God, wealthiest Lord, been paid by all the worshippers. delightful with thy steeds! 2. 12. To the cows' master come the cows inquiring: the hymns with eager longing come to Soma. Pressed, singing, to the sieve he goes, as passes the Hotar to enclosures hoiding cattle. Through all this world strode Vishnu: thrice his foot he planted, and the whole 3. 3. The wanderer, lagging not behind the hero, coming nigh with, speed! Coloured like gold he rests in seats where Mitra dwells, the Steer made beautiful by rivers and by sheep. The lightning-Rashes move in heaven. 1. A great man with a youthful bride. The singing-men of ancient time open the doors of sacred songs-- O Indra, give us wisdom as a sire gives wisdom to his sons 5. Resplendent, furthered by the strong! 1. 1. 3. Come hither, Indra, with bay steeds, joyous, with tails like peacock's plumes! 1. Agni, the Sage, the Lord of Strength, hath moved around the sacred gifts, Thy glories are, like lightnings from the rainy cloud, visible, Agni, like the comings of the Dawns, 1. To Agni, ye Upastutas To Slander and reproach of men! to thee, 1. Wax mighty with these Soma drops! 8. O Agni, thou hast been ordained Hotar of every sacrifice, By Gods, among the race of men. He shines in beauty there, this God, immortal, in his dwellingplace, 2. 1. 9. armour of Soma-offerers! Sama Veda is perhaps the earliest known musical literature. 3. I seek with song your messenger, oblation-bearer, lord of wealth, Come, Indra, very near to us with aids of firmly-based resolve The Gayatri Mantra is one of the most powerful Mantras dedicated to the Mother of the Vedas and the Goddess of the five elements Gayatri, also known as Savitri.The Mantra is a part of the Rig Veda's third Mandala which has 62 hymns.. So, Lord of affluent gifts, this juice hath been expressed for thee with strength: Drive all our enernies away! Let not the double-tongued delight them with thy juice: here be thy flowing drops laden with opulence! 3. Thereafter they, as is their wont, resumed the state of new-born babes, The golden bolt that beaks its way! The hymns that know not guile, caress thee, golden-coloured, in the sieve. He takes his weapons, like a hero, in his hands, fain to win light, car-borne, in forays for the kine. Wise finisher of this holy rite. Thou art the Lord of Somas pressed, Somas unpressed are also thine: 9. 1. Whose boons spread like the heavens, the - lover of mankind: sing praise to him the Sage, most liberal for our good! 3. HYMNS OF THE SAMAVEDA Translated with a Popular Commentary Ralph T.H. I. A way he rushes with his stream, across the regions, into heaven, While thou art cleansed, song-lover. 3. Effused by means of pressing- stones, upon the oxhide visible, To him, who dealeth out all wealth, the sweet-toned Hotar-priest of men, Let us, desiring help, call him for friendship, him the strong, the Marut-girt, whose right hand wields the bolt! Companions, bringing hymns of praise. 3. Eager to win the breathing and the breathless. 5. 1. mother kine, Let Satakratu, Vritra-slayer, slay the foe with hundred-knotted thunderbolt! 2. This Soma saith to him Who wake my dwelling in thy friendship. These morning sacrifices call you, Asvins, at the break of day. 7. Those whom they call the attendant pair of Kasyapa who knows the light, Who swims in water, dwells in wood 2. 3. Him who wins thousands at the sacrifice, himself, that Agni, reverence with songs! Him who of old hath broucht to us this and that blessing, him I magnify for you, 8. 1. 6. 1. A skin, the worlds of heaven and earth. Strong-rayed! Make thou the rain descend from heaven Lords of each holy duty when the wise have honoured sacrifice. For us, thou irresistible 2. The mighty one lays bare the darkness with her eye, the friendly Lady makes the light. He, over places rough to pass bringing rich treasures, closely pressed. 2. 1. 7. Destroyed be all malignitics and all our enemy's designs! Flow on to indra, Soma, carefully effused: let sickness stay afar together with the fiend! From thee, a bull but newly born, O Agni, the kindled everlasting flames rise upward. 1. Flow with thy current to the sieve, O Sage, best giver of delight, Swift strearnest to the worshipper. O Agni, God, the people sing reverent praise to thee for strength: thy fame at highest feast! Skilled in thy task, O Agni, pour splendour with hero strength on us, Granting me wealth that nourishes! they who light the flame and straightway trim the sacred grass, Sitting like birds beside thy meath, mingled with milk, which gladdeneth and exalteth thee, 3. Harness, O Agni, O thou God, thy steeds which are most excellent! 2. From every side, O Soma, for our profit, pour thou forth four seas. The Gods seek him who presses out the Soma; they desire not sleep: O thou who slayest Vritras, come, O Indra, hither to our side, By day, at night, with most auspicious favour! Whate'er, in this perpetual course, we sacrifice to God and God, Send Indu forth, their mighty Lord. Onward hath Pavamana flowed and beaten off the Rakshasas. Even he who is thine own, through thought of Heaven, of mortal man who toils, O Maghavan, there is no comforter but thou: Indra, I speak my words to thee. Like a dread wild beast roaming on the mountain thou hast approached us from the farthest distance. Flow on, best winner of the spoil, to precious gifts of every sort! Indra! 5. O Vasu, drink till thou art full: 3. Along the path of sacred Law. One share of the libation bath he swallowed down: one share he left. 3. Even as thou didst waken us with Satyasravas, Vayya's son, high born! Brihaspati, fly with thy chariot hither, slayer of demons, driving off our foemen! 1. I crave with song the help that is most excellent. 2. Singing, thou runnest round the sieve oni every side. The Sage was manifest by song. 9. 1. thy friend, when fair of form and rich in chariots, steeds, and kine, let my ladies full of sacred oil come nigh to thee. The Somas, very rich in sweets, for which the sieve is distined, Thou as a God, O mightiest, verily blessest mortal man. Lord of fair rites, a God with form erected turning to the Gods, he, when the flame hath sprung forth from the holy oil, the offered fatness, longs for it as it glows bright. 1. 3. Soma, flow on exceeding bright with loud roar to the reservoirs, resting in wooden vats, thy home! 2. Press ye and pour him, like a steed, laud-worthy, speeding through the region and the flood, To both, strong Lord of men! That hero who produces strength, he who hath propped both worlds apart, Roar out as thou art purified, run forward! 7. Soma, while thou art cleansed, most dear and watchful in the sheep's long wool, most like to Angiras! 4. Still let our enemies, the godless, be in want, though filled with food; and let our prayers obtain success! With Kanva hast thou blazed, Law-born and waxen strong, thou whom the people reverence. Speeding the waters kind to man! 2. Attendant on the blessed Dame the blessed hath come: the lover followeth his sister. Burn up the foolish ones, raw flesh devourers: let none of them escape thine heavenly arrow! Mighty in measure, prompt to aid. fair as mighty Mitra to behold delightful with thy steeds! 1. 6. 2. Bring the Gods hither, Agni, born for him who trims the Sacred grass: With what help will he come to us, wonderful, everwaxing friend? God Hotar, skilled in sacrifice. Bring food to those who sing thy praise! The seven communities rejoice. Shown forth thou sendest out thy voice, O Pavamana, with a roar. 1. 3. May that most blissful Agni guard our wealth and all ourfamily. Agni, the Hotar-priest who fills the assembly full, waker of wisdom, chief controller of the thought- 2 He without ligature, before making incision in the neck, 2. They come together with their kin. And form that shouteth all around. 1. Mark closely, Maghavan, the word I utter, this eulogy recited by Vasislitha: 9. 1. Fortune, Bhaga, comes this Soma while they make him pure. 1. 3. Giver of ample gifts in hundreds, thousands, supporter of the heavens, earth's Lord and ruler. With Indra and the Gods together on the grass let the wise priest sit to complete the sacrifice! 2. so to win thee strength. Pour forth this wealth with this purification: flow onward to the yellow lake, O Indu! 1. Who knows what vital power he wins, drinking beside the flowing juice? The ancient core Hindu scripture, of which only three recensions, the early edited versions have survived, the research scholars point out its existing compilations to have been originated in the post Rig-Vedic period, dating approximately around 1200 or 1000 BCE, also the period being contemporary to Atharvaveda as well as Yajur Veda. With that, in thousand currents, may the Pavamanas make us clean! Pour on us, Pavamana! We call on thee, O matchless one. 1. Disporting, like a liberal chief, thou goest. 8. Thou, Indra, laying the great mountain open, slaying the Ddnava, didst loose the torrents. Wondrously splendid, rich in light. Thee, wandering round, as 'twere the sky, thee who art Hotar-priest of men, whom, Bull with hair of flame, the people must observe, tile people that he speed them on. 2. Soma, the mighty, when, the waters' offspring, he chose the Gods, performed that great achievement. 1. Thou shinest like a bull supreme among the herd. Indra, may we adorn thy fame, fame of one like thee, hero! To be a rapturous feast for Gods. As soon as she who hath no udder bore him, he, faring on his. 2. O Indra, come thou pure to us, with pure assistance pure thyself! Bring food to those who sing thy praise! The stones prepared for sacrifice! The hosts, who ne'er decayest, eager to consume, like men on chariots, Agni! 3. 4. The guileless ones are singing praise to Indra's well-beloved friend, Protect us, Indra, each to-day, each to morrow, and each following day! Himself a diadem in heaven. With hands, is resting in the press. All bounteous art thou in carouse. And now that thou, O Pavamana, art above this earth and heaven and all existence in thy might, Dwelling in wood, like Varuna, a river, lavishing treasure, he distributes blessings. 3. Agni advanceth with his lofty banner: through earth and heaven the Bull hath loudly bellowed 2, Conspicuous. This light is come, amid all lights the fairest: born is the brilliant, far-extending brightness. 3. Beholding these inferior powers, the hero, well knowing, takes his stand among the cattle. They balm him, balm him over, balm him thoroughly, caress the mighty strength and balm it with the meath. of mankind, their well-beiaved friend art thou, The sacred hymns love him who wakes and watches: to him who watches the holy verses. 3. Coming like floods that follow floods 1. Come, most auspicious, with thy most auspicious help; good kinsman, with good kinsmen come! 1. 3. Roaring, while purified, before the voice of song. They glorified with hymns of praise Indra who reigneth by his might, Stablished to fill the juice with vital vigour, giver of wealth, guard of his servant's body, 3. 3. 8. This poured libation, Indra drink, immortal, gladdening, excellent! It is an ancient Vedic Sanskrit text, and part of the scriptures of Hinduism.One of the four Vedas, it is a liturgical text which consists of 1,549 verses.All but 75 verses have been taken from the Rigveda. The words of Rig Veda put to music, and are to be sung rather than to just be read or recited. Roaring, thou hast produced the Gods. The Sage, the sovran, guest of men, our vessel fit for their mouth, the Gods have generated. 3. Indu to Indra, giving boons. That Indra will we laud whom songs and hymns of praise have magnified. The lofty light of all mankind. Oil thou the socket, turn the wheel! With this his golden splendour purifying him, he with his own allies subdues all enemies. May we gain food and heavenly light! Sustainer of each sacred rite, Indra, the Thunderer, much-extolled. 3. 4. 6. 3. The Aditya, Vishnu, Surya, and the Brahman-priest Brihaspati. 2. Very easy access to all the Chantings of Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Krishna Yajur Veda, Shukla Yajur Veda, Atarvana Veda. Come, thou most mighty Vritra-slayer, meet for praise, come to, libations and to hymns! Cleansing thee, Soma, in thy stream, thou flowest in a watery robe: giver of wealth, thou sittest in the place of Law, O God, a fountain made of gold. Thou, movest mighty in thy power. Strong in thy deeds, quelling attack, Indra, Lord, mightiest! Sing this, beside the flowing juice, to him your hero, much-invoked, The strong youths have come forth to view, to show their strength, God Savitar's quickening energy: Your Indra, much-invoked, I bend with song, as bends a wright his wheel of solid wood. Soma, our friend, heaven's prop and stay, 1. the bolt that gitters: So that the cows must walk knee-deep. Dropping with oil, abundant, streams of sacrifice flow unto him, and milch-kine, lowing, with their milk. With offerings of our own we choose thee, Agni, as our Hotar priest, Intelligent drops above the station of the sea, exhilarating, dropping meath. The kine make ready, as with new-washed treasures, the head and chief with milk within the vessels. Gain spiritual peace and enlightenment. For him Sarasvat! 2. As rivers swell the ocean, so, hero, our prayers increase thy might, Agni, spread forth, as ruler, over living things: give wealth, to For many a place attracts thy mind. Pour hitherward, O Soma, wealth in thousands and heroic strength, and keep renown secure for us! Agni who day by day must be entreated by men who watch provided with oblations. The offerings which we bring to you shall never fail gifts brought by us shall never fail. Is Indra only, potent Lord whom none resist. O Pavamana, hither bring great riches, and destroy our foes: For he, O Indra, hath produced for thee the newest gladdening song, Beloved by Indra, bringing joy, roaring as thou art purified, For thou art offering-bearer, well-loved messenger, and charioteer of holy rites. Thou, Agni, even as Mitra, hast a princely glory of thine own. 2. 10. Pour out for Indra, Thunder-armed, the milk of heaven, the Soma's juice, We depend on advertising to keep our content free for you. Relax that mortal's stubborn strength whose heart is bent on wickedness. 2. Men make thee bright and beautiful. In other fights let us agree. To Mr. Venis, Principal of the Benares Sanskrit College, I am indebted for, the loan of the College manuscripts of the text and commentary. Bearers of Indra, yoked by word. that slays the Vritras best, Neglect us not; come hitherward! 2. Run hither, come and drink thereof The sāma veda uses 7 musical notes. Advancing to his father heaven. together with the Dawn. moving thoughts, adorn him. 1. 2. 2. 2. by thy strength, firm, foremost fighter, mighty and He, with the triple Dames red-hued, hath won life-power, he, gleaming, hath won vital strength. He, the bright son, when born, illumed his parents who had sprung to life, 7. 2. When Somas flow thou makest pure, Indra, thy mind that merits laud Fain to pay worship to the Gods! O Agni, Manu stablished thee a light for all the race of men: With this his golden splendour purifying him, be with his own allies subdues all enemies, as Sura with his own allies. Sama Veda - Veda on Lord Shiva are available as free download in the mp3 format. 9. It is one of the four Vedas; other Vedas include Rig Veda, Atharva Veda, and the Yajur Veda.. comes very sapient Indu. To him ordainer-like who bears the light of songs. Agni, invested with his golden colours, before the thunder strike and lay you senseless! With veneration, passing wise, they honour his victorious might. And, winning waters, wields the mighty thunderbolt. Far-seeing, sending forth its light. Increaser of our steeds and multiplying kine, a golden well, G God, art thou, 8. hath this Maid come footless unto those with feet. And, eating pure and holy food, attains to immortality. We sing this strong and wild delight of thine which conquer; in the fray, 1. The glittering maids send Sdra forth, the glorious sisters, closeallied, 1. Indra for worship of the Gods, Indra while sacrifice proceeds, Effused is he who brings good things, who brings us store of' wealth and sweet refreshing food, For thou art strong by splendour: we, O Pavamana, call on thee, the brilliant looker on the light. 2. Who pours his gifts like rain, be ours The godless mortal gaineth not this food, O thou whose life is long! 3. Thou art a sea according to the highest law, joy-giver, Soma! Sing ye your songs to him, O men! 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