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Presider, Skilful Conductor and Bountiful Giver in the Spiritual Journey

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Prayer from Rig Veda

ऋषि    :    काण्वॊ मॆधातिथिः
दॆवता    :    अग्नि
छन्दस्    :    गायत्रि

अ॒ग्निं दू॒तं वृ॑णीमहॆ॒ हॊता॑रं वि॒श्ववॆ॑दसम् ।
अ॒स्य य॒ज्ञस्य॑ सु॒क्रतु॑म् ॥ १.१२.१ ॥

Mantra as Romanized text

RuShi    :    kANvO mEdhAtithiH
dEvatA    :    agniH
Chandas    :    gAyatri


agniM dUtaM vRuNImahE hOtAraM vishvavEdasam |
asya yaj~jasya sukratum || 1.12.1 ||

(agniM dUtaM vRuNImahE hOtAraM vishvavEdasam |
asya yaj~jasya sukratum || )


Meaning of the Prayer Mantra:

 May we please the Resplendent Lord, the One Who presides
the worship, the conveyer of all wealth,
the Skilful at this divine deed!


1. dUta - conveyer; vRuNimahe - please; hOtA - priest;
vedas - wealth; sukratu - skilful.

2. This Rk is sung as the Samagana by names "Bruhat bharadvajam",
"Bruhatagneyam", "Bruhatsauram".

3. The Supreme Lord through Its aspects, is a bountiful giver of
all virtues. That Supreme is also the presider of the progress
we are making towards It, skilful as well in conducting this journey!

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