Hymns of the Atharva Veda, by Ralph T.H. Griffith, , at sacred-texts.com
1From thee we banish and expel the cause of thy sterility.
This in another place we lay apart from thee and far removed.
2As arrow to the quiver, so let a male embryo enter thee.
Then from thy side be born a babe, a ten-month child, thy hero
3Bring forth a male, bring forth a son. Another male shall follow
The mother shalt thou be of sons born and hereafter to be
4With that auspicious general flow wherewith steers propagate
Do thou obtain thyself a son: be thou a fruitfu! mother-cow.
5I give thee power to bear a child: within, thee pass the germ of
Obtain a son, O woman, who shall be a blessing unto thee. Be
thou a blessing unto him.
6May those celestial herbs whose sire was Heaven, the Earth their
mother, and their root the ocean.
May those celestial healing Plants assist thee to obtain a son.