India’s National Anthem
Jana Gana Mana Adhinaayaka Jaya Hey,
The people’s (Jana) voice (gana), is ours (mana) you are the ruler of justly that destiny (adhi naayaka) —- Jaya Hey!
Bhaarat Bhaagya Vidhaataa
Bharat’s (bharat) the most valuable creator (bhagya vidhata)
Panjaab Sindhu Gujarat Maraatha,
Panjaab Sindhu Gujurata Maratha (States In India)
Draavida Utkal Banga
Dravida (southern states) Utkal (Odhisi state) Banga (Bengal state)
Vindhya Himaachal Yamuna Ganga,
the Vindhya Himaachal Yamuna Ganga (The mountains and rivers of India)
Uchchhal Jaladhi Taranga
with the flow (uchala), the stream of water,(jaladhi) surging through (Taranga)
Tav Shubh Naamey Jaagey,
thy (tav) name bring us happiness (shubh naamey) where ever we go (Jaagey)
Tav Shubh Aashish Maange
thy (tav) bless us with happiness (subha Aashish) that we seek (Maange)
Gaahey Tav Jayagaathaa
sing to (gaahey) thy (tav) glory of the India’s past (jayagatha)
Jana Gana Mangal Daayaka,
The people’s (jana), voice (Gana) may it bring us prosperity (Mangal) with your mercy/compassion (Daayaka)
Jaya Hey Bhaarata Bhaagya Vidhaataa
Victory to thee (jaya hey) to our country’s (Bharata) most valuable father/creator/god (Vidhaata)
Jaya Hey, Jaya Hey, Jaya Hey,
Victory to thee (our nation), Victory to thee (our nation), victory to thee (our nation)
Jaya Jaya Jaya, Hey
Victory, victory, victory to thee (Victory to thee our nation)
In India’s past, India has only conquered people through our minds religion (Philosophy, yoga, Gandhi, sitar, classical music and dance, values of education).
That is India’s destiny.
I love this version. It is sweet! It makes perfect sense.