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A prayer for pardon of sins and felicity hereafter

1If we have injured Air, or Earth, or Heaven, if we have wronged
   our Mother or our Father,
  May Agni Gārhapatya here absolve us, and bear us up into the
   world of virtue.
2Earth is our Mother, Aditi our birth-place: our brother Air save
   us from imprecation!
  Dyaus, Father, save us, from the world of Fathers! My world
   not lost, may I approach my kindred.
3There where our virtuous friends, who left behind them their
   bodily infirmities, are happy,
  Free from distortion of the limbs and lameness, may we behold,
   in heaven, our sons and parents.

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