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Chapter 15. Credence and Belief
ádhā manye śrát te asmā́ adhāyi
vŕ̥ṣā codasva mahaté dhánāya
The subject here is winning the prize in a combat, it is not war, but single combat, a joust. Whether gods or the representatives of the gods are involved, each has his partisans and the cause of the god is that of all those who support him, because they put their faith, their trust in the god.