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List of institutions with Sanskrit mottos

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IndiaEdit

List of Indian institutions having Sanskrit mottoes
Institution Motto Motto (in English transliterated) Meaning
Republic of India सत्यमेव जयते[1] Satyameva Jayate Truth alone triumphs
Supreme Court of India यतो धर्मस्ततो जयः[2] Yato Dharmas Tato Jayaḥ Whence dharma, thence victory
Goa सर्वे भद्राणि पश्यन्तु मा कश्चिद्दुःखभाग्‌भवेत्[3] Sarve Bhadrāni Paśyantu Mā Kaścid Duhkhabhāg bhavet May all perceive good, may not anyone attain unhappiness
Life Insurance Corporation of India योगक्षेमं वहाम्यहम्[4] Yogakshemam Vahāmyaham I shall take care of welfare
Indian Navy शं नो वरुणः[5] Shanno Varuna May Varuna be peaceful to us
Indian Air Force नभःस्पृशं दीप्तम्[6] Nabhaḥ-Spṛśaṃ Dīptam Touching the Sky with Glory
Maharashtra Police सद्रक्षणाय खलनिग्रहणाय[7] Sadrakshanaaya Khalanigrahanaaya For protection of the good and control of the wicked
Indian Coast Guard वयं रक्षामः[8] Vayam Rakshāmaha We protect
All India Radio बहुजनहिताय बहुजन‍सुखाय‌[9] Bahujana-hitāya bahujana-sukhāya For the benefit of all, for the comfort of all
Rajputana Rifles वीरभोग्या वसुन्धरा[10] Veerabhogyā Vasundharā The earth is fit to be ruled by the brave
India Meteorological Department आदित्यात् जायते वृष्टिः[11] Adityāt Jāyaté Vrishtihi The Sun Gives Rainfall
Doordarshan सत्‍यं शिवम सुंदरम्[12] Satyam Shivam Sundaram Truth is God and God is beautiful
Intelligence Bureau जागृतं अहर्निशम्[13] Jāgratam aharnisham Wide awake day and night
Research and Analysis Wing धर्मो रक्षति रक्षित[14] Dharmo rakshati rakshitah Righteousness protects if protected
Uttar Pradesh Police परित्राणाय साधूनां विनाशाय च दुष्कृताम्[15] Paritrānāya sadhünām vināshāya ca dushkrtām For the upliftment of the virtuous and the destruction of the wicked
Defense Research and Development Organisation बलस्य मूलं विज्ञानम्[16] Balasya mülam vijnānam Knowledge is power
Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode योगः कर्मषु कौशलम्[17] Yogah karmasu koushalam To do a skillful work is a virtue
National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) विद्यया अमृतमश्नुते[18] Vidyayā amrutamashnuté Immortality through knowledge
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore तेजस्वी नावधीतमस्तु[19] Téjasvi nāvadheetamastu May the shining one (the Sun, metaphor for God) illumine our intelligence
University of Delhi निष्टा धृतिः सत्यम्[20] Nistā dhrutih satyam Truth is borne by faith

IndonesiaEdit

In Indonesia, Sanskrit are mostly and widely used in mottoes and terms in the Armed Forces, educational and government institutions respectively.

  • Aceh Province: 'पञ्चचित' - Pancacita "Five Goals"
  • Bali Province: Bali Dvipa Jaya "Glorious Bali Island"
  • Central Java Province: Prasetya Ulah Sakti Bhakti Praja "Promise to try hard and loyal to the nation
  • Jakarta: error: {{lang}}: no text (help) Jaya Raya "Glorious and Great"
  • Indonesian National Police:error: {{lang}}: no text (help) Rastra Sewakottama "People's Main Servants"
  • Indonesian Military:error: {{lang}}: no text (help) Tri Dharma Eka Karma
  • Indonesian Army:error: {{lang}}: no text (help) Kartika Eka Phaksi "Unmatchable Bird with Noble Goals"
  • Indonesian Navy:error: {{lang}}: no text (help) Jalesveva Jayamahe "On the Sea We Are Glorious"
  • Indonesian Air Force:error: {{lang}}: no text (help) Swabhuana Paksa "The Wings of the Motherland"
  • Paskhas (Indonesian Air Force Special Forces): Karmanye Vadhikar aste Ma falesu Kadacana "You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you are not entitled to the fruits of action" (Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2, Verse 47)
  • Indonesian Marine Corps: Jalesu Bumyamcha Jayamahe "On the Sea and Land we are glorious"
  • Military Academy ("Akmil"): "अधिकाऱ्या महत्व विर्य नगरभक्ति" - Adhitakarya Mahatvavirya Nagarabhakti (Hard-working Knights Serving Bravery as Nations Hero")
  • Police Academy ("Akpol"): Dharma, Bijaksana, Kshatriya
  • Indonesian Fire Brigade: Yudha Brama Jaya
  • Army Staff and Command College ("Seskoad"): Viyata Vira Jati
  • Army Officer Candidate School ("Secapa-ad"): Budi Bhakti Wira Utama
  • Naval Academy ("A.A.L."): Hree Dharma Shanty ("Embarrassed for Doing The Defects")
  • Naval Staff and Command College ("Sesko-al"): Dharma Wiratama
  • Air Force Academy ("A.A.U."): Vidya Karma Vira Pakcha
  • Air Force Doctrine Development, Education and Training Command ("Kodiklat-au"): Vidyasana Viveka Vardhana
  • Police Knowledge College ("P.T.I.K."): Bhakti-Dharma-Waspada
  • Institute of Domestic Governance ("I.P.D.N."): Among Praja Dharma Satya Nagari Bhakti
  • Sebelas Maret University: Mangesthi Luhur Ambangun Nagara
  • Ganesha University of Education: Dharmaning Sajjana Umerdhyaken Vidyaguna (mixture of Old Javanese and Sanskrit languages)
  • Mahasaraswati University of Denpasar: Gonging Maha Pataka Muddha Hetu (mixture of Old Balinese and Sanskrit languages)

NepalEdit

  • Nepal: 'जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी' Janani Janmabhūmisca Svargādapi garīyasi "Mother and motherland are greater than heaven"
  • Nepal Rastra Bank:'तमसोमा ज्योतिर्गमय' Tamasoma Jyotirgamay "Darkness to light"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Portal of India". www.india.gov.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  2. ^ "Home | Supreme Court of India". supremecourtofindia.nic.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  3. ^ "Government of Goa | Spotlight". www.goa.gov.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  4. ^ "Life Insurance Corporation of India - Home". www.licindia.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  5. ^ "Official website of Indian Navy". www.indiannavy.nic.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  6. ^ "Official website of Indian Air Force". indianairforce.nic.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  7. ^ "http://www.mahapolice.gov.in". www.mahapolice.gov.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10.  External link in |title= (help)
  8. ^ "Home:Indian Coast Guard". www.indiancoastguard.gov.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  9. ^ "http://www.allindiaradio.org". www.allindiaradio.org. Retrieved 2017-11-10.  External link in |title= (help)
  10. ^ User, Super. "The Rajputana Rifles - Bharat Rakshak - Indian Army & Land Forces". bharat-rakshak.com. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  11. ^ "India Meteorological Department". www.imd.gov.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  12. ^ "Home". www.ddindia.gov.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  13. ^ "MHA | Government of India". www.mha.nic.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  14. ^ "Surprising Facts About India's RAW Which Will Make you PROUD!!". SatyaVijayi. 2015-10-11. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  15. ^ "uppolice.gov.in| Official Website of Uttar Pradesh Police". uppolice.gov.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  16. ^ "Redirecting .." www.drdo.gov.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  17. ^ "Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode". www.iimk.ac.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  18. ^ "National Council Of Educational Research And Training :: Home". www.ncert.nic.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  19. ^ "You are being redirected.." www.iimb.ac.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  20. ^ "Home - University of Delhi". www.du.ac.in. Retrieved 2017-11-10.