Fearlessness (अभयं)

Fearlessness (अभयं)

These verses seek protection from fear. Fear is in internal enemy that is developed from any number of factors. These verses create an armor of protection against any external contributor of fear.

Abhayam nah karyantariksham

अभयं नः करत्यन्तरिक्षम् अभयं ध्यावापृथिवी उभे इमे ।
अभयं पश्चादभयं पुरस्तादुतरादधरादभयं नो अस्तु ॥
(अथर्ववेद १९-१५-५ )

Abhayam nah karaty-antariksham
abhayam dyaavaa pṛithivee ubhe ime.
Abhayam pashchaad abhayam [tooltips keyword=”purastaad
uttaraad adharaad abhayam” content = “No fear from above or below us.(उत्तारत् above; अधरात् below; अभयं fearlessness)”] no
astu.
(Atharva Veda 19.15.5)

Lord, karat bless us so that there is abhayam no fear/danger from any directions. May there be abhayam no fear from the antariksham atmosphere, abhayam no fear or danger from the dyaavaaprithivee earth or
the celestial bodies, abhayam no fear or danger from what is pashchaad ahead or what is purastaad behind us. May there be no fear or danger from uttaraad whatever is above or adharaad below.

अभयं मित्रादभयममित्रादभयं ज्ञातादभयं परोक्षात् ।
अभयं नक्तमभयं दिवा नः सर्वा आशा मम मित्रं भवन्तु ॥
(अथर्ववेद १९-१५-६)

Abhayam [tooltips keyword=”mitraad abhayam amitraad
abhayam” content = “no fear from friends or foe (मित्रात् friends; अमित्रात् foe;अभयं fearlessness)”]
 jyaataad abhayam parokshaat.

Abhayam naktam abhayam divaa nah
sarvaa aashaa mama mitram bhavantu.
(Atharva Veda 19.15.6)

Lord, may there be abhayam no fear of our mitraat friends or of our amitraad enemies and strangers, abhayam no fear from the jyaataad known or parokshaat unknown, abhayam no fear naktam during the night or divaa during the daylight hours. May sarva all aashaa directions be mama mitram
bhavantu favourable and friendly for us.