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A hymn to Mitra-Varuna

1You twain, O Mitra, Varuna, I honour, Lawstrengtheners, wise,
   who drive away oppressors.
  Ye who protect the truthful in his battles, deliver us, ye twain,
   from grief and trouble. p. a138
2Ye the wise Gods who drive away oppressors, ye who protect
   the truthful in his battles,
  Who come, men's guards, to juice pressed forth by Babhru,.
   deliver us, ye twain, from grief and trouble.
3Mitra and Varuna who help Agasti, Atri, and Angiras, and
  Ye who help Kasyapa, who help Vasishtha, deliver us, ye twain,
   from grief and trouble.
4Mitra and Varuna, who help Syāvāsva, Atri, and Purumilha,
   and Vadhryasva,
  Ye who help Vimada and Saptavadhri, deliver us, ye twain,
   from grief and trouble.
5Ye, Varuna, Mitra, who give aid to Kutsa, Gavishthira,
  Bharadvāja, Visvāmitra,
  Who help Kakshivan and give aid to Kanva, deliver us, ye
   twain, from grief and trouble.
6Ye, Mitra, Varuna, who help Trisoka, Medhātithi, and Usanā
   son of Kavi,
  Ye, Gotama's and Mudgala's protectors, deliver us, ye twain,
   from grief and trouble.
7Whose straight-reined car that keeps the track of goodness assails
   and ruins him who walks perversely
  I, suppliant, praise with constant invocation Mitra and Varuna.
  Save us from affliction.

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