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 9.67.1

Sanskrit text [Accents, Plain, Transliterated]:

त्वं सो॑मासि धार॒युर्म॒न्द्र ओजि॑ष्ठो अध्व॒रे । पव॑स्व मंह॒यद्र॑यिः ॥
त्वं सोमासि धारयुर्मन्द्र ओजिष्ठो अध्वरे । पवस्व मंहयद्रयिः ॥
tvaṃ somāsi dhārayur mandra ojiṣṭho adhvare | pavasva maṃhayadrayiḥ ||

English translation:

“You, Soma, who are most exhilarating, most powerful, are disposed to shed your stream at our sacrifice; flow then you who are the giver or riches.”


Ṛṣi (sage/seer): bharadvājaḥ [bharadvāja];
Devatā (deity/subject-matter): pavamānaḥ somaḥ ;
Chandas (meter): nicṛdgāyatrī ;
Svara (tone/note): Swar;

Padapatha [Accents, Plain, Transliterated]:

त्वम् । सो॒म॒ । अ॒सि॒ । धा॒र॒युः । म॒न्द्रः । ओजि॑ष्ठः । अ॒ध्व॒रे । पव॑स्व । मं॒ह॒यत्ऽर॑यिः ॥
त्वम् । सोम । असि । धारयुः । मन्द्रः । ओजिष्ठः । अध्वरे । पवस्व । मंहयत्रयिः ॥
tvam | soma | asi | dhārayuḥ | mandraḥ | ojiṣṭhaḥ | adhvare | pavasva | maṃhayat-rayiḥ

Multi-layer Annotation of the Ṛgveda

[Rigveda 9.67.1 English analysis of grammar]

tvaṃ < tvam < tvad

[noun], nominative, singular


somāsi < soma

[noun], vocative, singular, masculine

“Soma; moon; soma [word]; Candra.”

somāsi < asi < as

[verb], singular, Present indikative

“be; exist; become; originate; happen; result; be; dwell; be born; stay; be; equal; exist; transform.”

dhārayur < dhārayuḥ < dhārayu

[noun], nominative, singular, masculine

mandra < mandraḥ < mandra

[noun], nominative, singular, masculine

“pleasant; eloquent; dulcet.”

ojiṣṭho < ojiṣṭhaḥ < ojiṣṭha

[noun], nominative, singular, masculine


adhvare < adhvara

[noun], locative, singular, masculine

“yajña; ceremony; adhvara [word].”

pavasva <

[verb], singular, Present imperative

“purify; filter; blow; purify; purge; sift.”

maṃhayadrayiḥ < maṃhayat < maṃhay < √mah

[verb noun]

maṃhayadrayiḥ < rayiḥ < rayi

[noun], nominative, singular, masculine

“wealth; property.”

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