Rig Veda (translation and commentary)

by H. H. Wilson | 1866 | 1,999,864 words | ISBN-10: 8171101380 | ISBN-13: 9788171101382

The Rig-Veda, English translation, including the commentary of Sayana and grammatical analysis. The hyms of the Rigveda Samhita represents some of the oldest and complex of Hindu Sanskrit literature. In ten books, these mantras form the core essence of rituals and ceremonies once widely performed throughout ancient India. This edition contains the...

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Rig Veda 6.47.25

Sanskrit text [Accents, Plain, Transliterated]:

महि॒ राधो॑ वि॒श्वज॑न्यं॒ दधा॑नान्भ॒रद्वा॑जान्त्सार्ञ्ज॒यो अ॒भ्य॑यष्ट ॥
महि राधो विश्वजन्यं दधानान्भरद्वाजान्त्सार्ञ्जयो अभ्ययष्ट ॥
mahi rādho viśvajanyaṃ dadhānān bharadvājān sārñjayo abhy ayaṣṭa ||

English translation:

“The son of Sṛñjaya has reverenced the Bharadvājas who have accepted such great wealth for the good of all men.”


Ṛṣi (sage/seer): gargaḥ [garga];
Devatā (deity/subject-matter): prastokasya sārñjayasya dānastutiḥ ;
Chandas (meter): virāḍgāyatrī ;
Svara (tone/note): Swar;

Padapatha [Accents, Plain, Transliterated]:

महि॑ । राधः॑ । वि॒श्वऽज॑न्यम् । दधा॑नान् । भ॒रत्ऽवा॑जान् । स॒र्ञ्ज॒यः । अ॒भि । अ॒य॒ष्ट॒ ॥
महि । राधः । विश्वजन्यम् । दधानान् । भरत्वाजान् । सर्ञ्जयः । अभि । अयष्ट ॥
mahi | rādhaḥ | viśva-janyam | dadhānān | bharat-vājān | sañjaryaḥ | abhi | ayaṣṭa

Multi-layer Annotation of the Ṛgveda

[Rigveda 6.47.25 English analysis of grammar]


[noun], accusative, singular, neuter

“great; firm.”

rādho < rādhaḥ < rādhas

[noun], accusative, singular, neuter

“gift; munificence; liberality; bounty.”

viśvajanyaṃ < viśvajanyam < viśvajanya

[noun], accusative, singular, neuter

“omnipresent; worldwide.”

dadhānān < dhā

[verb noun], accusative, plural

“put; give; cause; get; hold; make; provide; lend; wear; install; have; enter (a state); supply; hold; take; show.”

bharadvājān < bharadvāja

[noun], accusative, plural, masculine

“Bharadvāja; Droṇa; Bharadvāja; skylark.”

sārñjayo < sārñjayaḥ < sārñjaya

[noun], nominative, singular, masculine

abhy < abhī < abhi


“towards; on.”

ayaṣṭa < yaj

[verb], singular, Root aorist (Ind.)

“sacrifice; worship; worship.”

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