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A charm to promote the growth of hair

1Over a magic stone, beside Sarasvati, the Gods Ploughed in this
   barley that was blent with mead.
  Lord of the plough was Indra, strong with hundred powers: the
   ploughers were the Maruts they who give rich gifts.
2Thy joy in hair that falleth or is scattered, wherewith thou sub-
   jectest a man to laughter
  To other trees, far from thee will I drive it. Grow up, thou
  Samī, with a hundred branches.
3Auspicious, bearing mighty leaves, holy one, nurtured by the rain,
  Even as a mother to her sons, be gracious, Samī to our hair.

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