आपो हि ष्ठा मयोभुवस्था न ऊर्जे दधातन।
महे रणाय चक्षसे ॥१॥
1.1: O Water, b'coz of your presence,the Atmosphere is so refreshing & imparts us wth vigour &strength.
1.2: We revere u who gladdens us by your pure essence 1/n
यो वः शिवतमो रसस्तस्य भाजयतेह नः ।
उशतीरिव मातरः ॥२॥
2.1: O Water, this auspicious Sap of yours, please share with us,
2.2: Like a Mother desiring (to share her best possession with her children).
तस्मा अरं गमाम वो यस्य क्षयाय जिन्वथ।
आपो जनयथा च नः ॥३॥
3.1: O Water, when your invigorating essence goes to one affected by weakness, it enlivens him,
3.2: O Water, you are the source of our lives.
शं योरभि स्रवन्तु नः ॥४॥
4.1: O Water, may the auspicious divinity which is wished for be present in you when we drink (water).
4.2: May the auspiciousness which supports you, flow to us.
अग्नि च विश्वशंभुवम् ॥६॥
6.1: O Water, Soma told me that in Water is present all Medicinal Herbs of the World
6.2: ... and also Agni (Fire) who brings auspiciousness to the World.
ज्योक्च सूर्यं दृशे ॥७॥
7.1: O Water, you are abundantly filled with Medicinal Herbs; Please protect my body, ...
7.2: ... so that I can see the Sun for long (i.e. I live long).
इदमापः प्र वहत यत्किं च दुरितं मयि ।
यद्वाहमभिदुद्रोह यद्वा शेप उतानृतम् ॥८॥
8.1: O Water, please wash away whatever wicked tendencies are in me, ...
8.2: ... and also wash away the treacheries burning me from within, and any falsehood present in my Mind.
पयस्वानग्न आ गहि तं मा सं सृज वर्चसा॥९॥
9.1: O Water, today, 2you who is pervaded by fine Rasa (Invigorating Sap) I came,
9.2: I deeply enter (i.e. bathe) in u who is pervaded by Agni (Fire Principle);May that Agni produce lustre in me