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|3||For the restoration of a king||87|
|4||To establish a king||89|
|5||For prosperity: with a parṇá-amulet||91|
|6||Against enemies: with açvatthá||92|
|7||Against the disease kṣetriyá||94|
|9||Against víṣkandha and other evils||98|
|10||To the ekāṣṭakā́ (day of moon's last quarter)||99|
|11||For relief from disease, and for long life||103|
|12||Accompanying the building of a house||104|
|13||To the waters||107|
|14||A blessing on the kine||109|
|15||For success in trade||111|
|16||Morning invocation to various gods, especially Bhaga||113|
|17||For successful agriculture||114|
|18||Against a rival wife: with a plant||117|
|19||To help friends against enemies||119|
|20||To Agni and other gods: for various blessings||121|
|21||With oblation to the various forms of fire or Agni||123|
|22||To the gods: for splendor (várcas)||126|
|24||For abundance of grain||129|
|25||To command a woman's love||130|
|26||Homage to the gods of the quarters etc. ⌊snake charms?⌋||131|
|27||The same: with imprecation on enemies||133|
|28||To avert the ill omen of a twinning animal||134|
|29||With the offering of a white-footed sheep||135|
|31||For welfare and long life||139|
Thursday, 9 August 2018
Wednesday, 17 January 2018
A man's love-charm - Sacred Texts
Let the Impeller goad thee on. Rest not in peace upon thy bed.
Terrible is the shaft of Love: therewith I pierce thee to the
That arrow winged with longing thought, its stem Desire, its
Let Kāma, having truly aimed, shoot forth and pierce thee in
The shaft of Kāma, pointed well, that withers and consumes the
With hasty feathers, all aglow, therewith I pierce thee to the
Pierced through with fiercely-burning heat, steal to me with thy
Gentle and humble, all mine own, devoted, with sweet words of
Away Lfrom mother and from sire I drive thee hither with a
That thou mayst be at my command and yield to every wish of
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Mitra and Varuna, expel all thought and purpose from her
Deprive her of her own free will and make her subject unto me.
Tuesday, 20 December 2016
"My eyes?" I asked.
She said, "Look for me."
I then asked, "My gut?"
"Let it sigh for me."
"And my heart?" I asked.
"What's in it?" said she.
I said, "Pain for you."
"Then keep it for me."
~ Moulana Rumi ~
[Sufi mystic, great poet, 13th Century CE, Iran ]
گفتم چشمم، گفت براهش میدار
گفتم جگرم،گفت پرآهش میدار
گفتم که دلم، گفت چه داری در دل
گفتم غم تو، گفت نگاهش میدار