1. 6

    विश्वंभरा वसुधानी प्रतिष्ठा हिरण्यवक्षा जगतो निवेशनी । वैश्वानरं बिभ्रती भूमिरग्निमिन्द्रऋषभा द्रविणे नो दधातु ॥ ६॥

    Salutations to mother earth! she is Vishwambhara (all-bearing), she is Vasudhaa (producer of all wealth), she is Pratishtha (foundation on which we live), she is Hiranyavaksha (of golden bosom) and the dwelling place of the world, she holds the Vaishvanara (the universal fire) within her, the fire which empowers Indra and Rishabha; may the mother earth bestow on us (the splendour of that fire and make us strong). ।। 6 ।।

  2. 7

    यां रक्षन्त्यस्वप्ना विश्वदानीं देवा भूमिं पृथिवीमप्रमादम् । सा नो मधु प्रियं दुहामथो उक्षतु वर्चसा ॥ ७॥

    Salutations to mother earth! her, the devas protect sleeplessly with vigilence, she who is the all-giving mother earth, may she milk for us that delightful honey which gives the great splendour (of divinity). ।। 7 ।।

  3. 8

    यार्णवेऽधि सलिलमग्न आसीद्यां मायाभिरन्वचरन्मनीषिणः । यस्या हृदयं परमे व्योमन्त्सत्येनावृतममृतं पृथिव्याः । सा नो भूमिस्त्विर्षि बलं राष्ट्रे दधातूत्तमे ॥ ८॥

    Salutations to mother earth! sitting above sea as well as lying immersed in its waters (in meditation), the sages pursued her by supernatural powers (i.e. tried to understand her real nature by yogic powers), (they found that) the heart of mother earth lies in the highest vyoman (spiritual sky) enveloped by truth and immortality, may she, the mother earth, bestow her splendorous vigour on us and our great kingdom. ।। 8 ।।

  4. 9

    यस्यामापः परिचराः समानीरहोरात्रे अप्रमादं क्षरन्ति । सा नो भूमिर्भूरिधारा पयो दुहामथो उक्षतु वर्चसा ॥ ९॥

    Salutations to mother earth! in her the waters flow on all sides day and night with vigilence (i.e. unceasingly), may she, the mother earth give us the milk of her abundant streams, and moisten us with its splendour (present in water). ।। 9 ।।

  5. 10

    यामश्विनावमिमातां विष्णुर्यस्यां विचक्रमे । इन्द्रो यां चक्र आत्मनेऽनमित्रां शचीपतिः । सा नो भूमिर्वि सृजतां माता पुत्राय मे पयः ॥ १०॥

    Salutations to mother earth! her, the aswins (divine physicians) have measured out (i.e. filled her with herbs and healing qualities), in her Vishnu strode (imparting her with divine qualities), Indra, the husband of Shachi, made her soul free from enemies (i.e. made her soul the friend of all like a mother to a son), may she pour forth her milk (with kindness) as a mother does to her son. ।। 10 ।।