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Apah Suktam - in sanskrit with meaning - from Rig Veda 10.9

- from Rig Veda (10.9)

आपः सुक्तम् - आपो हि ष्ठा मयोभुवस्था न ऊर्जे दधातन
Apah Suktam - Aapo Hi Sthaa Mayo-Bhuvasthaa Na Urje Dadhaatana
Water
Apah - Water

आपो हि ष्ठा मयोभुवस्था ऊर्जे दधातन
महे रणाथ चक्षसे ॥१॥
Aapo Hi Sstthaa Mayo-Bhuvasthaa Na Uurje Dadhaatana |
Mahe Rannaatha Cakssase ||1||

Meaning:
1.1: O Water, because of your presence, the Atmosphere is so refreshing, and imparts us with vigour and strength.
1.2: We revere you who gladdens us by your Pure essence.

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Water
यो वः शिवतमो रसस्तस्य भाजयतेह नः
उशतीरिव मातरः ॥२॥
Yo Vah Shivatamo Rasas-Tasya Bhaajayate-Ha Nah |
Ushatiiriva Maatarah ||2||

Meaning:
2.1: O Water, this auspicious Sap of yours, please share with us,
2.2: Like a Mother desiring (to share her best possession with her children).

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Water
तस्मा अरं गमाम वो यस्य क्षयाय जिन्वथ
आपो जनयथा नः ॥३॥
Tasmaa Aram Gamaama Vo Yasya Kssayaaya Jinvatha |
Aapo Janayathaa Ca Nah ||3||

Meaning:
3.1: O Water, when your invigorating essence goes to one affected by weakness, it enlivens him,
3.2: O Water, you are the source of our lives.

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Water
शं नो देवीरभिष्टय आपो भवन्तु पीतये
शं योरभि स्रवन्तु नः ॥४॥
Sham No Deviir-Abhissttaya Aapo Bhavantu Piitaye |
Sham Yorabhi Sravantu Nah ||4||

Meaning:
4.1: O Water, may the auspicious divinity which is wished for be present in you when we drink (water).
4.2: May the auspiciousness which supports you, flow to us.

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Water
ईशाना वार्याणां क्षयन्तीश्चर्षणीनाम्
अपो याचामि भेषजम् ॥५॥
Iishaanaa Vaaryaannaam Kssayantiish-Carssanniinaam |
Apo Yaacaami Bhessajam ||5||

Meaning:
5.1: O Water, may the divinity in Water dwell in the Farm lands,
5.2: O Water, I implore you to give nutrition (to the crops).

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Water
अप्सु मे सोमो अब्रवीदन्तर्विश्वानि भेषजा
अग्नि विश्वशंभुवम् ॥६॥
Apsu Me Somo Abraviid-Antar-Vishvaani Bhessajaa |
Agni Ca Vishva-Shambhuvam ||6||

Meaning:
6.1: O Water, Soma told me that in Water is present all Medicinal Herbs of the World, ...
6.2: ... and also Agni (Fire) who brings auspiciousness to the World.

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Water
आपः पृणीत भेषजं वरूथं तन्वेऽ मम
ज्योक्च सूर्यं दृशे ॥७॥
Aapah Prnniita Bhessajam Varuutham Tanve Mama |
Jyokca Suuryam Drshe ||7||

Meaning:
7.1: O Water, you are abundantly filled with Medicinal Herbs; Please protect my body, ...
7.2: ... so that I can see the Sun for long (i.e. I live long).

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Water
इदमापः प्र वहत यत्किं दुरितं मयि
यद्वाहमभिदुद्रोह यद्वा शेप उतानृतम् ॥८॥
Idam-Aapah Pra Vahata Yat-Kim Ca Duritam Mayi |
Yad-Vaaham-Abhidu-Droha Yadvaa Shepa Uta-[A]anrtam ||8||

Meaning:
8.1: O Water, please wash away whatever wicked tendencies are in me, ...
8.2: ... and also wash away the treacheries burning me from within, and any falsehood present in my Mind.

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Water
आपो अद्यान्वचारिषं रसेन समगस्महि
पयस्वानग्न गहि तं मा सं सृज वर्चसा ॥९॥
Aapo Adya-Anv[nnu]-Acaarissam Rasena Sam-Agasmahi |
Payasvaan-Agna Aa Gahi Tam Maa Sam Srja Varcasaa ||9||

Meaning:
9.1: O Water, today, to you who is pervaded by fine Rasa (Invigorating Sap) I came,
9.2: I deeply enter (i.e. bathe) in you who is pervaded by Agni (Fire Principle); May that Agni produce lustre in me.


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Vedic Suktas / Mantras:
Ambhasyapare Bhuvanasya Madhye (Mahanarayana Upanishad 1.1)
Apah Suktam (RV 10.9)
Bhoomi Sukta Excerpts (AV 12.1)
Durga Suktam (Mahanarayana Upanishad)
Ganapati Atharvashirsha (Ganapati Upanishad)
Gayatri Mantra (Yajur Veda)
Kshetrapati Suktam (RV 4.57)
Mahamrityunjaya Mantra (RV 7.59.12)
Om Gananam Tva Ganapatim (RV 2.23.1)
Purusha Suktam (RV 10.90)
Saraswati Mantras (Rig Veda 1.3.10 to 1.3.12)
Sri Suktam (RV appendices)



Stotras related to Divinity & Nature:

Mother Earth Aditya Hridayam (Valmiki Ramayana)
Agni Suktam (RV 1.1)
Apah Suktam (RV 10.9)
Bhoomi Sukta Excerpts (AV 12.1)
Brahma Murari Tripurantakari (VmP 14)
Gange Ca Yamune Caiva (Snana sloka)
Ganga Stotram (of Adi Shankaracharya)
Ganga descent from Srimad Bhagavatam (SB 5.17)
Ganga description from Ramayana (VR 2.5)
Krishna & Vrindavana Forest (SB 10.15)
Kshetrapati Suktam (RV 4.57)
Narmadashtakam (of Adi Shankaracharya)
Reva Mahatmya Varnanam (from Skanda Purana - Reva Khanda - Ch 2)
Samudra Vasane Devi (Kshama Prarthana sloka)
Shakambari (Shatakshi) Mahatmyam (DB 7.28)
Shubham Karoti Kalyanam (Deepa Jyoti sloka)
Suryashtakam (Stotra on Suryadeva)
Tulasi Stotram (Stotra on Devi Tulasi)
Yamunashtakam (of Adi Shankaracharya)


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Tridevis: Saraswati - (Lakshmi - Tulasi - Bhoomi) - Parvati
Others: Murugan - Surya - Ganga - Yamuna - Narmada - Others
Final: Vedas - Brahman

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Initial: Ganesha
Tridevas: Brahma - (Vishnu - Narasimha - Rama - Krishna) - Shiva
Tridevis: Saraswati - Lakshmi - (Parvati - Shakambari)
Others: Murugan - Ganga

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Om, May there be Peace in Heaven,
May there be Peace in the Sky,
May there be Peace in the Earth,
May there be Peace in the Water,
May there be Peace in the Plants,
May there be Peace in the Trees,
May there be Peace in the Gods in the various Worlds,
May there be Peace in Brahman,
May there be Peace in All,
May there be Peace Indeed within Peace,
Giving Me the Peace which Grows within Me,
Om, Peace, Peace, Peace.

(Shanti Mantra of Upanishad)

Preserve Nature,
And Nature will preserve Us,
Simplify Life,
And make the Nature thrive,
Plant Trees,
And make our planet Green.

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