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#5111 – Friday, December 13, 2013 – Editor: Mark Otter

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Editor’s note… a favorite Sanskrit chant goes as follows:

Twameva Mata, Chapita Twameva.
Twameva Bandhu, Cha Sakha Twameva.
Twameva Vidya, Dravinum Twameva.
Twameva Sarvam Mama Deva Deva.

“Tvameva” means “you alone” or “you indeed”.

Tvameva = tvam (you) + eva (word denoting emphasis)

The verse can be translated as

“You indeed are my mother, and you indeed are my father.
You indeed are my relative, and you indeed are my companion.
You indeed are my knowledge, and you indeed are my wealth.
You indeed are everything of mine, o lord, o lord.”

Last line: Tvam = you, eva = indeed, mama = my, deva = o lord.
Source:
Hindu

… and here’s a lovely Youtube rendition:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqTc8kq0xCA

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