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A Charm For A Wound Or Bruise In Book 6 Explained

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Hymns of the Atharva Veda, by Ralph T.H. Griffith, [1895] 1This is a medicine indeed, Rudra's own medicine is this,   Wherewith he warns the arrow off one-shafted, with a hundred    tips. 2Besprinkle it with anodyne, bedew it with relieving balm:   Strong, soothing is the medicine: bless us therewith that we    may live. 3Let it be health and joy to us. Let nothing vex or injure us.   Down with the wound! Let all to us be balm, the whole be    medicine.

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1 Enakshi Ganguly = "Rudra is an earlier name for Lord Shiva. Just like Shiva, Rudra has a short temper, and is one of the most terrifying of all the Gods. He is an archer, and his arrows inflict disease upon his target, but he also has the power to heal. His powers are so great, that he is even deemed as the "Divine Physician": the one who holds all cures.  Source: http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Rudra"
2 Enakshi Ganguly = "Ayurvedic medicine is a form of 'alternative' medicine based on the Vedic texts. Anodyne means a substance that relieves pain (an = not; -odyne = pain). Source: http://www.naturalhealthschool.com/glossary.html"