HYMN XXXIX Dadhikrās.

Now give we praise to Dadhikrās the rapid, and mention in our laud the Earth and Heaven.

May the Dawns flushing move me to exertion, and bear me safely over every trouble.

I praise the mighty Steed who fills my spirit, the Stallion Dadhikrāvan rich in bounties, whom, swift of foot and shining bright as Agni, ye, Indra and Mitra, gave to Pūrus.

Him who hath honoured, when the flame is kindled at break of dawn, the Courser Dadhikrāvan, him, of one mind with Indra and Mitr. May Aditi make free from all transgression.

When we remember mighty Dadhikrāvan our food and strength, then the blest name of Devas, Indra, Mitra, we invoke for welfare, and Agni, and the thunder-wielding Indra.

Both sides invoke him as they call on Indra when they stir forth and turn to sacrificing. To us have Indra and Mitra granted the Courser Dadhikrās, a guide for mortals.

So have I glorified with praise strong Dadhikrāvan, conquering Steed. Swee. May he make our mouths. May he prolong the days we have to live.