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A hymn to various deities for protection

1May Tvashtar, Brāhmanaspati, Parjanya hear my holy prayer.
  May Aditi with all her sons, the brothers, guard us, invincible,
   protecting power.
2May Ansa, Bhaga, Varuna, and Mitra, Aryaman, Aditi, and
  Maruts guard us.
  May we be freed from that oppressor's hatred. May he keep
   off that foeman who is near us.
3May both the Asvins further our devotion. With ceaseless care
   deliver us, Wide-Ranger! O Father Heaven, keep from us all

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