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    विश्वस्वं मातरमोषधीनां ध्रुवां भूमि पृथिवीं धर्मणा घृताम् । शिवां स्योनामनु चरेम विश्वहा ॥ १७॥

    Salutations to mother earth! the herbs (plants) which are like mothers of the world (who sustains us) grows on the immovable earth (bhoomi); the earth which is held by dharma, and in which auspiciousness gently pervades throughout the world. ।। 17 ।।