Hymns of the Atharva Veda, by Ralph T.H. Griffith, , at sacred-texts.com
1From out the earth I dig this Plant, and herb of most effectual
Wherewith one quells the rival wife and gains the husband for
2Auspicious, with expanded leaves, sent by the Gods, victorious
Drive thou, the rival wife away, and make my husband only
3Indeed he hath not named her name: thou with this husband
Far into distance most remote we drive the rival wife away. p. a88
4Stronger am I, O stronger one, yea, mightier than the mightier;
Beneath me be my rival wife, down, lower than the lowest
5I am the conqueror, and thou, thou also art victorious:
As victory attends us both we will subdue my fellowwife.
6I've girt thee with the conquering Plant, beneath thee laid the
As a cow hastens to her calf, so let thy spirit speed to me,
hasten like water on its way.