Hymns of the Atharva Veda, by Ralph T.H. Griffith, , at sacred-texts.com
1O Plant, thou sprangest up at night, dusky, dark-coloured,
black in hue! p. a22
So, Rajani, re-colour thou these ashy spots, this leprosy.
2Expel the leprosy, remove from him the spots and ashy hue:
Let thine own colour come to thee; drive far away the specks of
3Dark is the place of thy repose, dark is the place thou dwellest
Dusky and dark, O Plant, art thou: remove from him each
speck and spot.
4I with my spell have chased away the pallid sign of leprosy,
Caused by infection, on the skin, sprung from the body, from the