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A charm to accompany the shaving of the beard

1Savitar hath come hither with the razor: come thou, O Vāyu,
   with the heated water.
  One-minded let Ādityas, Rudras, Vasus moisten the hair: shave
   ye who know King Soma.
2Let Aditi shave the beard, and let the Waters bathe it with their
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  Prajāpati restore his health for sight and days of lengthened life!
3The razor used by Savitar, for shaving, who knoweth Varuna
   and royal Soma,
  Even with this shave ye this man, O Brāhman. Let him be rich
   in horses, kine, and children.

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