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A charm to protect a house from fire

1Let flowery Dūrvā grass grow up about thine exit and
  There let a spring of water rise, or lake with blooming lotuses.
2This is the place where waters meet, here is the gathering of the
  Our home is set amid the lake: turn thou thy jaws away from
3O House, we compass thee about with coolness to envelop thee.
  Cool as a lake be thou to us. Let Agni bring us healing balm!

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