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A prayer to Savitar for prosperity

1I praise this God, parent of heaven and earth, exceeding wiser
   possessed of real energy, giver of treasure, thinker dear to all,.
2Whose splendour is sublime, whose light shone brilliant in crea-
   tion, who, wise, and golden-handed, in his beauty made the
3As thou, God! quickening, for our ancient father, sentest him
   height above and room about him,
  So unto us, O Savitar, send treasures, abundant, day by day, in
   shape of cattle.
4Savitar, God, our household friend, most precious, hath sent
   our fathers life and power and riches.
  Let him drink Soma and rejoice when worshipped. Under his
   law even the Wanderer travels.

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