Sage : Bhrigu, Angirasa.
God: Indra (Chief of demy Gods).
Metre of the verse: Gayatri, a 24 letter line poem.
USE : Destroying enemies.
PROCEDURE:The person going to battle should worship the Chief of Demy Gods i.e. Indra. While chanting the verses, clarified butter is to be dropped into the sacrificial fire.
Dry branches/twigs of the undernoted plants are to be used as fuel in the sacrificial pyre.
1) Palasa tree - Botanical name: Butea frondosa.
2) Udumbara tree - " Ficus racemosa.
3) Karkandhu tree - " Ziziphus Nummuluria or Ziziphus Jujuba.
KAAND`A 7, ANUVAAKAM 9, SUUKTAM 93
Indreen`a manyunaa vayam
abhi syaama vritany ataha
ghnantoo vritraan`ya prati.
Accompanying Indra, using his wrath, let us vanquish our enemies. Let us destroy the enemies without traces.