The Rig Veda/Mandala 9/Hymn 111

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Translated by Ralph T.H. Griffith

1. WITH this his golden splendour purifying him, he with his own allies subdues all enemies, as Sara with his own allies.
     Cleansing himself with stream of juice he shines forth yellow-hued and red, when with the praisers he encompasses all forms, with praisers having seven mouths.
2. That treasure of the Panis thou discoveredst; thou with thy mothers deckest thee in thine abode, with songs of worship in thine home.
     As 'twere from far, the hymn is heard, where holy songs resound in joy. He with the ruddy-hued, threefold hath won life-power, he, glittering, hath won life-power.
3. He moves intelligent, directed to the East. The very beauteous car rivals the beams of light, the beautiful celestial car.
     Hymns, lauding manly valour, came, inciting Indra to success, that ye may be unconquered, both thy bolt and thou, both be unconquered in the war.