Hymns of the Atharva Veda, by Ralph T.H. Griffith, , at sacred-texts.com
1For a whole year he stood erect. The Gods said unto him, Why
standest thou, O Vrātya? He answered and said, Let them
bring my couch.
3They brought the couch for that Vrātya.
4Two of its feet were Summer and Spring, and two were Autumn
and the Rains.
5Brihat and Rathantara were the two long boards, Yajnāyajniya
and Vāmadevya the two cross-boards.
6Holy verses were the strings lengthwise, and Yajus formulas the
7Sacred lore was the blanket, Devotion the coverlet.
8The Sāman was the Cushion, and chanting the bolster.
9The Vrātya ascended that couch.
10The hosts of Gods were his attendants, solemn vows his
messengers, and all creatures his worshippers.
11All creatures become the worshippers of him who possesses this