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A King's charm to conciliate his discontented kinsmen

1Let Varuna come hither, Soma, Agni, Brihaspati come hither
   with the Vasus!
  Unanimous, ye kinsmen, come united, come to the glory of this
   mighty guardian.
2The inclination which your hearts have harboured, the purpose
   which hath occupied your spirits,
  This I annul with sacrifice and butter. In me be your sweet
   resting-place, O kinsmen.
3Stand even here; forsake me not. Before us may Pūshan make
   your path unfit to travel.
  Vāstoshpati incessantly recall you! In me be your sweet resting-
   place, O kinsmen!

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