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Hymns of the Atharva Veda, by Ralph T.H. Griffith, [1895], at


A prayer for recovery and preservation of health and security

1May Heaven and Earth, wise pair, may lofty Sukra grant me
   this thing by reason of the guerdon.
  May Agni, Soma mark through this libation: may Vāyu,
  Savitar, and Bhaga guard us.
2Again return to us our breath and spirit, again come back to us
   our life and vision!
  Vaisvānara, unscathed, our bodies' guardian, stand between us
   and every woe and danger!
3We are again united with our bodies, with happy mind, with
   spirit, strength, and splendour. p. a225
  May Tvashtar here make room for us, and freedom and smooth
   whate'er is injured in our bodies.

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