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The seventh Mandala of the Rigveda has 104 hymns. Most hymns in this book are attributed to vasiṣṭha maitravaurṇi. It is one of the "family books" (mandalas 2-7), the oldest core of the Rigveda. The Rigveda (Sanskrit: , a tatpurusha compound of praise, verse and knowledge) is a collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns counted among the four Hindu religious texts known as the Vedas. ... Vasishta, in Hindu mythology was chief of the seven venerated sages (or Saptharishi) and the Rajaguru of the Suryavamsha or Solar Dynasty. ...


The hymns are dedicated to Agni, Indra, the Visvadevas, the Maruts, Mitra-Varuna, the Asvins, Ushas (Dawn), Indra-Varuna, Varuna, Vayu (Wind), two each to Sarasvati, Rudra, the Waters, the Adityas, Vishnu, Vastospati, Brhaspati, one each to the Apris, to Vasistha, Savitar, Bhaga, the Dadhikras, the Rbhus, Dyaus and Prthivi (Heaven and Earth), Parjanya (Rain) and Indra-Soma. 7.103 is dedicated to the frogs. Agni is a Hindu deity. ... This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... The word Visvadevas means Lords of the universe or All Gods. The term is used to address the various gods as a whole. ... In Hinduism In Hinduism, the Maruts, also known as the Marutgana and the Rudras, are minor storm deities, sons of Rudra and Diti, and attendants of Indra. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... In Hinduism, the Asvins are the twin sons of Saranya with either Surya or Vivasvat. ... Ushas (उषः úṣas-), Sanskrit for dawn, is the chief goddess (sometimes imagined as several goddesses, Dawns) exalted in the Rigveda. ... This article is about the god. ... This article is about the god. ... In Hinduism, Vayu (also known as Pavan) is a primary god, father of Bhima and Hanuman. ... This article is about Saraswati, the Hindu goddess. ... Rudra is another name of Lord Shiva, the lord of destruction. ... Ap () is the Vedic Sanskrit term for water, in Classical Sanskrit occurring only in the plural, (sometimes re-analysed as a thematic singular, ), whence Hindi . ... In Hinduism, the Adityas are a group of solar deities, sons of Aditi and Kasyapa. ... For other uses of the name Vishnu, see Vishnu (disambiguation). ... In Hinduism, Brihaspati is the god of magic and prayer. ... Apri () in Sanskrit means conciliation, propitiation and refers to special invocations spoken previous to the offering of oblations. ... Vasishtha, in Hindu mythology was chief of the seven venerated sages (or Saptarishi) and the Rajaguru of the Suryavamsha or Solar Dynasty. ... In Hinduism, Savitri (also Savitr, Savitar) is a solar deity and one of the Adityas. ... In Hinduism, Bhaga is an ancient god of wealth and marriage, and one of the Adityas. ... In Hinduism, the Rbhus (singular Rbhu) are the gods of crafts, artisans, horses and also solar deities. ... In vedic religion, Dyaus Pita is the Sky Father, husband of Prthivi and father of Agni and Indra (RV 4. ... In Hinduism, Prithvi (pṛthvī) is an Earth Mother or Prithvi Mata, wife of Dyaus Pita, mother of Indra and Agni. ... Monsoon in the Vindhya range. ... Soma (Sanskrit), or Haoma (Avestan) (from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Sauma) was a ritual drink of importance among the early Indo-Iranians, and the later Vedic and Iranian cultures. ... Distribution of frogs (in black) Suborders Archaeobatrachia Mesobatrachia Neobatrachia - List of Anuran families A frog is an amphibian in the order Anura (meaning tail-less from Greek an-, without + oura, tail). ...


The rivers mentioned in the 7th Mandala are the Sarasvati, Asikni, Parusni and possibly the Yamuna (in 7.18.19 the name of a helper of Indra, maybe also the name of a woman or goddess). Hymns 75 and 76 are entirely dedicated to Sarasvati. Rivers play a prominent part in the hymns of the Rigveda, and consequently in early Vedic religion. ... The Sarasvati River is an ancient river that is mentioned in Hindu texts. ... Confluence of Yamuna River and Tons River Yamuna (sometimes called Jamuna) is a major river of northern India, with a total length of around 1370 km. ...


List of incipits

The dedication as given by Griffith is in square brackets

 7.1 (517) [Agni.] agníṃ náro dîdhitibhir aráṇyor 7.2 (518) [Apris.] juṣásva naḥ samídham agne adyá 7.3 (519) [Agni.] agníṃ vo devám agníbhiḥ sajóṣā 7.4 (520) [Agni.] prá vaḥ śukrâya bhānáve bharadhvaṃ 7.5 (521) [Agni.] prá agnáye ? taváse bharadhvaṃ 7.6 (522) [Agni.] prá samrâjo ásurasya práśastim 7.7 (523) [Agni.] prá vo deváṃ cit sahasānám agním 7.8 (524) [Agni.] indhé râjā sám ariyó námobhir 7.9 (525) [Agni.] ábodhi jārá uṣásām upásthād 7.10 (526) [Agni.] uṣó ná jāráḥ pṛthú pâjo aśred 7.11 (527) [Agni.] mahâṁ asi adhvarásya praketó 7.12 (528) [Agni.] áganma mahâ námasā yáviṣṭhaṃ 7.13 (529) [Agni.] prá agnáye viśvaśúce dhiyaṃdhé 7.14 (530) [Agni.] samídhā jātávedase 7.15 (531) [Agni.] upasádyāya mīḷhúṣa 7.16 (532) [Agni.] enâ vo agníṃ námasā 7.17 (533) [Agni.] ágne bháva suṣamídhā sámiddha 7.18 (534) [Indra.] tuvé ha yát pitáraś cin na indra 7.19 (535) [Indra.] yás tigmáśṛṅgo vṛṣabhó ná bhīmá 7.20 (536) [Indra.] ugró jajñe vīríyāya svadhâvāñ 7.21 (537) [Indra.] ásāvi deváṃ góṛjīkam ándho 7.22 (538) [Indra.] píbā sómam indara mándatu tvā 7.23 (539) [Indra.] úd u bráhmāṇi airata śravasyâ 7.24 (540) [Indra.] yóniṣ ṭa indra sádane akāri 7.25 (541) [Indra.] â te mahá indara ūtî ugra 7.26 (542) [Indra.] ná sóma índram ásuto mamāda 7.27 (543) [Indra.] índraṃ náro nemádhitā havante 7.28 (544) [Indra.] bráhmā ṇa indra úpa yāhi vidvân 7.29 (545) [Indra.] ayáṃ sóma indara túbhya * sunva 7.30 (546) [Indra.] â no deva śávasā yāhi śuṣmin 7.31 (547) [Indra.] prá va índrāya mâdanaṃ 7.32 (548) [Indra.] mó ṣú tvā vāghátaś caná 7.33 (549) [Vasistha.] śvityáñco mā dakṣiṇatáskapardā 7.34 (550) [Visvedevas.] prá śukra étu devî manīṣâ 7.35 (551) [Visvedevas.] śáṃ na indrāgnî bhavatām ávobhiḥ 7.36 (552) [Visvedevas.] prá bráhma etu sádanād ṛtásya 7.37 (553) [Visvedevas.] â vo vâhiṣṭho vahatu stavádhyai 7.38 (554) [Savitar.] úd u ṣyá deváḥ savitâ yayāma 7.39 (555) [Visvedevas.] ūrdhvó agníḥ sumatíṃ vásvo aśret 7.40 (556) [Visvedevas.] ~ó śruṣṭír vidathíyā sám etu 7.41 (557) [Bhaga.] prātár agním prātár índraṃ havāmahe 7.42 (558) [Visvedevas.] prá brahmâṇo áṅgiraso nakṣanta 7.43 (559) [Visvedevas.] prá vo yajñéṣu devayánto arcan 7.44 (560) [Dadhikras.] dadhikrâṃ vaḥ prathamám aśvínoṣásam 7.45 (561) [Savitar.] â devó yātu savitâ surátno 7.46 (562) [Rudra.] imâ rudrâya sthirádhanvane gíraḥ 7.47 (563) [Waters.] âpo yáṃ vaḥ prathamáṃ devayánta 7.48 (564) [Rbhus.] ŕbhukṣaṇo ? vājā mādáyadhvam 7.49 (565) [Waters.] samudrájyeṣṭhāḥ salilásya mádhyāt 7.50 (566) [Various Deities.] â mâm mitrāvaruṇā ihá rakṣataṃ 7.51 (567) [Adityas.] ādityânām ávasā nûtanena 7.52 (568) [Adityas.] ādityâso áditayaḥ siyāma 7.53 (569) [Heaven and Earth.] prá dyâvā yajñaíḥ pṛthivî námobhiḥ 7.54 (570) [Vastospati.] vâstoṣ pate práti jānīhi asmân 7.55 (571) [Vastospati.] amīvahâ vāstoṣ pate 7.56 (572) [Maruts.] ká īṃ víaktā náraḥ sánīḷā 7.57 (573) [Maruts.] mádhvo vo nâma mârutaṃ yajatrāḥ 7.58 (574) [Maruts.] prá sākamúkṣe arcatā gaṇâya 7.59 (575) [Maruts.] yáṃ trâyadhva idám-idaṃ 7.60 (576) [Mitra-Varuna.] yád adyá sūriya brávo ánāgā 7.61 (577) [Mitra-Varuna.] úd vāṃ cákṣur varuṇa suprátīkaṃ 7.62 (578) [Mitra-Varuna.] út sûriyo bṛhád arcîṃṣi aśret 7.63 (579) [Mitra-Varuna.] úd ū eti subhágo viśvácakṣāḥ 7.64 (580) [Mitra-Varuna.] diví kṣáyantā rájasaḥ pṛthivyâm 7.65 (581) [Mitra-Varuna.] práti vāṃ sûra údite sūktaír 7.66 (582) [Mitra-Varuna.] prá mitráyor váruṇayo 7.67 (583) [Asvins.] práti vāṃ ráthaṃ nṛpatī jarádhyai 7.68 (584) [Asvins.] â śubhrā yātam aśvinā suáśvā 7.69 (585) [Asvins.] â vāṃ rátho ródasī badbadhānó 7.70 (586) [Asvins.] â viśvavārā aśvinā gataṃ naḥ 7.71 (587) [Asvins.] ápa svásur uṣáso nág jihīte 7.72 (588) [Asvins.] â gómatā nāsatiyā ráthena 7.73 (589) [Asvins.] átāriṣma támasas pārám asyá 7.74 (590) [Asvins.] imâ u vāṃ díviṣṭaya 7.75 (591) [Dawn.] ví uṣâ āvo divijâ ṛténa 7.76 (592) [Dawn.] úd u jyótir amŕtaṃ viśvájanyaṃ 7.77 (593) [Dawn.] úpo ruruce yuvatír ná yóṣā 7.78 (594) [Dawn.] práti ketávaḥ prathamâ adṛśrann 7.79 (595) [Dawn.] ví uṣâ āvaḥ pathíyā jánānām 7.80 (596) [Dawn.] práti stómebhir uṣásaṃ vásiṣṭhā 7.81 (597) [Dawn.] práty u adarśi āyatī 7.82 (598) [Indra-Varuna.] índrāvaruṇā yuvám adhvarâya no 7.83 (599) [Indra-Varuna.] yuvâṃ narā páśyamānāsa âpiyam 7.84 (600) [Indra-Varuna.] â vāṃ rājānāv adhvaré vavṛtyāṃ 7.85 (601) [Indra-Varuna.] punīṣé vām arakṣásam manīṣâṃ 7.86 (602) [Varuna.] dhîrā tú asya mahinâ janûṃṣi 7.87 (603) [Varuna.] rádat pathó váruṇaḥ sûriyāya 7.88 (604) [Varuna.] prá śundhyúvaṃ váruṇāya práyiṣṭhām 7.89 (605) [Varuna.] mó ṣú varuṇa mṛnmáyaṃ 7.90 (606) [Vayu.] prá vīrayâ śúcayo dadrire vām 7.91 (607) [Vayu.] kuvíd aṅgá námasā yé vṛdhâsaḥ 7.92 (608) [Vayu.] â vāyo bhūṣa śucipā úpa naḥ 7.93 (609) [Indra-Agni.] śúciṃ nú stómaṃ návajātam adyá 7.94 (610) [Indra-Agni.] iyáṃ vām asyá mánmana 7.95 (611) [Sarasvati.] prá kṣódasā dhâyasā sasra eṣâ 7.96 (612) [Sarasvati.] bṛhád u gāyiṣe váco 7.97 (613) [Brhaspati.] yajñé divó nṛṣádane pṛthivyâ 7.98 (614) [Indra.] ádhvaryavo aruṇáṃ dugdhám aṃśúṃ 7.99 (615) [Visnu.] paró mâtrayā tanúvā vṛdhāna 7.100 (616) [Visnu.] n~ú mártio * dayate saniṣyán 7.101 (617) [Parjanya.] tisró vâcaḥ prá vada jyótiragrā 7.102 (618) [Parjanya.] parjányāya prá gāyata 7.103 (619) [Frogs.] saṃvatsaráṃ śaśayānâ 7.104 (620) [Indra-Soma.] índrāsomā tápataṃ rákṣa ubjátaṃ 


The Rigveda (Mandalas: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10)
Deities: (Devas) Agni, Indra, Soma, Ushas | (Asuras) Mitra, Varuna, Vrtra | Vishvadevas, Maruts, Ashvins
Rivers: Sapta Sindhu; Nadistuti; Sarasvati, Sindhu, Sarayu, Rasā
Rishis: Saptarishi; Gritsamada, Vishvamitra, Vamadeva, Atri, Angiras, Bharadvaja, Vasishta

 
 

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