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 9.67.2

Sanskrit text [Accents, Plain, Transliterated]:

त्वं सु॒तो नृ॒माद॑नो दध॒न्वान्म॑त्स॒रिन्त॑मः । इन्द्रा॑य सू॒रिरन्ध॑सा ॥
त्वं सुतो नृमादनो दधन्वान्मत्सरिन्तमः । इन्द्राय सूरिरन्धसा ॥
tvaṃ suto nṛmādano dadhanvān matsarintamaḥ | indrāya sūrir andhasā ||

English translation:

“You who are the exhilarator o fthe priests, bestowing (wealth upon them) and intelligent, do you when effused together with food be the especial cause of exhilaration to Indra.”


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

Padapatha [Accents, Plain, Transliterated]:

त्वम् । सु॒तः । नृ॒ऽमाद॑नः । द॒ध॒न्वान् । म॒त्स॒रिन्ऽत॑मः । इन्द्रा॑य । सू॒रिः । अन्ध॑सा ॥
त्वम् । सुतः । नृमादनः । दधन्वान् । मत्सरिन्तमः । इन्द्राय । सूरिः । अन्धसा ॥
tvam | sutaḥ | nṛ-mādanaḥ | dadhanvān | matsarin-tamaḥ | indrāya | sūriḥ | andhasā

Multi-layer Annotation of the Ṛgveda

[Rigveda 9.67.2 English analysis of grammar]

tvaṃ < tvam < tvad

[noun], nominative, singular


suto < sutaḥ < su

[verb noun], nominative, singular

“press out; su.”

nṛmādano < nṛ

[noun], masculine

“man; man; nṛ [word]; crew; masculine.”

nṛmādano < mādanaḥ < mādana

[noun], nominative, singular, masculine

“exhilarating; intoxicant.”

dadhanvān < dhanv

[verb noun], nominative, singular


matsarintamaḥ < matsarintama

[noun], nominative, singular, masculine

indrāya < indra

[noun], dative, singular, masculine

“Indra; leader; best; king; first; head; self; indra [word]; Indra; sapphire; fourteen; guru.”

sūrir < sūriḥ < sūri

[noun], nominative, singular, masculine


andhasā < andhas

[noun], instrumental, singular, neuter

“Soma; drink; amṛta.”

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