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India’s National Anthem


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India’s National Anthem


Jana Gana Mana Adhinaayaka Jaya Hey,

The people’s (Jana)  voice (gana), minds (mana) you are the ruler of justly that (adhi naayaka) —-   Jaya Hey!      

Bhaarat Bhaagya Vidhaataa

Oh bhaarata’s creator/ god of  what is most valuable of India’s destiny 

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,

Vindhya HImaachal Yamuna Ganga ( the historically significant mountains and rivers)

Uchchhal Jaladhi Taranga

The tallest* (Uchaala) flow/stream of water it has  (jaladhi), with waves surging through (Taranga)  

Tav Shubh Naamey Jaagey,

thy, that which belongs to thee (tav)  may it’s name bring us happiness (shubh naamey)  where ever we go (Jaagey)

Tav Shubh Aashish Maange

thy, that which belongs to thee (Tav), may it bless us with happiness (subha Aashish) that we seek (Maange)

Gaahey Tav Jayagaathaa

sing to thee (gaahey), that which belongs to thee (tav) — the victory to India’s past

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 (Bhaarata) 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, Jaya Hey

Victory, victory, victory to thee (Victory to thee our nation)

In India’s past, India has only conquered people through the minds either through Hindu philosophy or with values of education. We know India in all it’s history has never conquered or invaded any other countries conquered and has only conquered people through our minds religion. 


I love this version. It is sweet! It makes perfect sense.