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A prayer for peace and security

1Here may we dwell, O Heaven and Earth, in safety. May Savitar
   and Soma send us safety.
  Our safety be the wide air: ours be safety through the oblation
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2May the Four Quarters give this hamlet power: Savitar favour
   us and make us happy!
  May Indra make us free from foes and danger: may wrath of
  Kings be turned to other places.
3Make thou us free from enemies both from below and from
  O Indra, give us perfect peace, peace from behind and from be-

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