O Agni, bring to us Indra, together with the Vasus, bring hither the powerful Rudra with all his followers, Aditi, kindly to all Men, together with her sons, and longed-for Brhaspati with the singers!
Rig Veda VII, 10, 4
At sacrifice the prayerful congregation worships Agni, the priest of all joy, the ever-youthful deity. It is he who holds dominion over all treasures, unwearied envoy to the Gods at the hour of oblation.
Rig Veda VII, 10, 5
O Soma, be pure and ever more pure! Win cattle and horses and the treasure of children --all that brings joy!
Rig Veda IX, 59, 1
Be pure for the waters, be pure for the plants, be pure for the sacrifice and ever more pure, O you the inviolable!
Rig Veda IX, 59, 2
O Soma, be pure and ever more pure! Surmounting all dangers you sit as a sage on the sacrificial straw!
Rig Veda IX, 59, 3
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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.