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...

Rig Veda 6.52.7

Sanskrit text [Accents, Plain, Transliterated]:

विश्वे॑ देवास॒ आ ग॑त शृणु॒ता म॑ इ॒मं हव॑म् । एदं ब॒र्हिर्नि षी॑दत ॥
विश्वे देवास आ गत शृणुता म इमं हवम् । एदं बर्हिर्नि षीदत ॥
viśve devāsa ā gata śṛṇutā ma imaṃ havam | edam barhir ni ṣīdata ||

English translation:

“Come, universal gods, hear this my invocationl; sit down upon this sacred grass.”


Ṛṣi (sage/seer): ṛjiśvāḥ;
Devatā (deity/subject-matter): viśvedevā:;
Chandas (meter): gāyatrī;
Svara (tone/note): Swar;

Padapatha [Accents, Plain, Transliterated]:

विश्वे॑ । दे॒वा॒सः॒ । आ । ग॒त॒ । शृ॒णु॒त । मे॒ । इ॒मम् । हव॑म् । आ । इ॒दम् । ब॒र्हिः । नि । सी॒द॒त॒ ॥
विश्वे । देवासः । आ । गत । शृणुत । मे । इमम् । हवम् । आ । इदम् । बर्हिः । नि । सीदत ॥
viśve | devāsaḥ | ā | gata | śṛṇuta | me | imam | havam | ā | idam | barhiḥ | ni | sīdata

Multi-layer Annotation of the Ṛgveda

[Rigveda 6.52.7 English analysis of grammar]

viśve < viśva

[noun], vocative, plural, masculine

“all(a); whole; complete; each(a); viśva [word]; completely; wholly.”

devāsa < devāsaḥ < deva

[noun], vocative, plural, masculine

“Deva; Hindu deity; king; deity; Indra; deva [word]; God; Jina; Viśvedevās; mercury; natural phenomenon; gambling.”



“towards; ākāra; until; ā; since; according to; ā [suffix].”

gata < gam

[verb], plural, Aorist imperative

“go; situate; enter (a state); travel; disappear; [in]; elapse; leave; reach; vanish; love; walk; approach; issue; hop on; gasify; get; come; die; drain; spread; transform; happen; discharge; ride; to be located; run; detect; refer; go; shall; drive.”

śṛṇutā < śru

[verb], plural, Present imperative

“listen; come to know; hear; hear; listen; study; heed; learn.”

ma < me < mad

[noun], genitive, singular

“I; mine.”

imaṃ < imam < idam

[noun], accusative, singular, masculine

“this; he,she,it (pers. pron.); here.”

havam < hava

[noun], accusative, singular, masculine


edam < ā


“towards; ākāra; until; ā; since; according to; ā [suffix].”

edam < idam

[noun], accusative, singular, neuter

“this; he,she,it (pers. pron.); here.”

barhir < barhiḥ < barhis

[noun], accusative, singular, masculine

“Barhis; barhis [word].”



“back; down.”

ṣīdata < sīdata < sad

[verb], plural, Present imperative

“sit down; break down; slow; sink; crumble; fracture; perish; ride; stop; besiege; tire.”

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