Gracious to us be the trembling earth, when struck by the fiery meteor. Gracious be the cows yielding red milk, gracious be the earth receding.
Atharva Veda XIX, 9, 8
Gracious be the constellations struck by the meteor, gracious incantations and all magic! Gracious to us be buried charms, the meteors and plagues that afflict us.
Atharva Veda XIX, 9, 9
Gracious to us be the stars and the moon, gracious the sun and Rahu, gracious be Death with his banner of smoke, gracious the powerful Rudras.
Atharva Veda XIX, 9, 10
Gracious be the Rudras, gracious the Vasus, gracious the Adityas and Agnis, gracious to us be the god-like sages, gracious all the Gods and Brhaspati.
Atharva Veda XIX, 9, 11
Brahman, Prajapati, Dhatr, the worlds, the Vedas, the Seven Sages, and the fires, prepare for me a blessed path! May Indra be my refuge, may Brahman be my refuge, may all the Gods be my refuge! May the Gods united be my refuge!
Atharva Veda XIX, 9, 12
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These daily verses are drawn from the Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva Vedas, Hinduism's revealed scriptures, which are 6,000 to 8,000 years old. Many of the verses are from the book The Vedic Experience, by Raimundo Panikkar, available at our Minimela online store.