Rig Veda I.1 – Intuitive translation by V. Susan Ferguson 2012
The Cosmic Fire we praise, the effulgence jewel precious, placed within all life everywhere as consciousness permeating pervading, by invoking directing holding effort-energy intensely focused on that Igniter of Wisdom-Intelligence-Lights.
The Fires of Wisdom dwell silently within all things as the Pervading One, ever adored, praised, revered loved by great Seers in ancient times, now even and future, that internal flame of wisdom-consciousness eternal penetrates, vivifies, and guides our senses, the mind in discerning intelligence toward Home, the Real, our Source.
Breathless Inner Fire is day by day absorbing ingesting consuming the wealth of creation manifestation, thus is Wisdom-Knowledge nourished, advanced, power filled, increased agreeably.
Sacrifice is the sacred exchange of consciousness and energy among between the formless and form, the Self as the One eternal and Self as many, currents of temporal multiplicity. The One is all-pervading pulsating Fire moving into through the senses, reaching everywhere, always, in ether, across the Sky of the Mind, spinning wild all around space-time.
The ancient sages, enlightened poets, skillful, Seers whose spirits now surround the Sun, invoking the plan, the intentions of the all-pervading indwelling flame, fires of consciousness directing light-drops, pulsating through our senses, mind Heart, bright strange wonderful — Sounding, onward from inert darkness to the Real, the True.
The Fires of Consciousness shine, sting, stirring up, creating auspicious Grace, Heat, moving as the primeval sparks, The Real, mind-born flames of the One.
The indwelling all-pervading Fire, God consciousness, bending moderating, nourishing strengthening, guiding silent thoughts, onward directing, moving close near back to the One, away from all delusion’s solitary sin separation, Illusion.
By our own will illumine the sky of our mind, ever expanding increasing consciousness, awareness of Truth, perfection dynamic sacred sanctifying, the Home hidden, shining within.
The Cosmic Fire is here inside, near, accessible to all, easy and good for our wellbeing, in love and friendship, the kind father to the gentle child.