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1. 'The altar is Parganya (the god of rain), O Gautama; its fuel is the air itself, the smoke the cloud, the light the lightning, the coals. the thunderbolt, the sparks the thunderings 3.

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2. 'On that altar the Devas offer Soma, the king (the moon). From that oblation rises rain 1.


78:3 Hrâduni, generally explained by hail, but here by stanayitnusabdâh, rumblings.

79:1 The water, which had assumed the nature of Soma, now becomes rain.

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