In various competitive exams like SSC, UPSC, Railways etc often the questions on taglines and mottos of government institutions are asked. Also questions regarding the sources of some famous Sanskrit mottos are also asked.
Here in this article, you will get the idea of Sanskrit mottos of Indian bodies along with their English meaning and sources from where they are taken off.
Important Questions On Mottos For Exam
Satyamev Jayate is Taken From Which Indian Text?
It is taken from Hindu Scripture Mukund Upanishad and adopted as the National Motto on 26 January 1950.
Shano Varuna is Taken From Which Indian Text?
This Sanskrit verse is taken from 'Taittiriya Upanishad', which means May the god of the oceans be auspicious unto us. Bhagvat Geeta mentions Varuna as the god of Oceans.
Bahujan Hitay Bahujan Sukhay is Taken From Which Ancient Text?
The motto of All India Radio or Akashvani: Bahujanhitay Bahujansukhay is taken from Rigveda.
Which Institute has the tagline as Balasya mulam vijnanam?
The Department of Research and Defence Organization (DRDO) has the tagline as Balasya Mulam Vijnanam.
विद्यया अमृतमश्नुते or Vidyaya Amrutamashnute is Taken From Which Text?
Vidyaya amrutamashnute is the slogan of NCERT which means "Life eternal through learning'' and is taken from ISHA Upanishad.
What is The Motto of RAW?
Research and Analysis Wing; R&AW works with the motto of "Dharmo rakṣati rakṣitaḥ" (धर्मो रक्षति रक्षितः) meaning "Dharma saves its saviour."
List Of Mottos Of Government Institutions
|Institution||Motto||Motto (in English )||Meaning|
|Republic of India||सत्यमेव जयते||Satyameva Jayate||Truth alone triumphs|
Supreme Court of India
|यतो धर्मस्ततो जयः|
Yato Dharmas-Tato Jayaḥ
Whence dharma, thence victory
Archaeological Survey of India
Let us uncover the glory of the past
|Indian Navy||शं नो वरुणः||Shamno Varuna|
May Varuna be peaceful to us
|Indian Air Force|
नभः स्पृशं दीप्तम्
Touch the sky with glory.
|Indian Army||सेवा परमो धर्म:||Sēvā Paramō Dharma:||Service Before Self|
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
य एष सुप्तेषु जागर्ति
Ya Esha Suptéshu Jāgarti
One who is awake when all asleep
|Indian Coast Guard||वयं रक्षामः||Vayam Rakshāmaha||We protect|
|All India Radio|
For the benefit of all, for the comfort of all
The earth is fit to be ruled by the brave
India Meteorological Department
आदित्यात् जायते वृष्टिः
|Adityāt Jāyaté Vrishtihi||The Sun Gives Rainfall|
सत्यं शिवं सुन्दरम्
Satyam Shivam Sundaram
Truth is God and God is beautiful
|Intelligence Bureau||जागृतं अहर्निशम||Jāgratam aharnisham|
Wide awake day and night
Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)
धर्मो रक्षति रक्षितः
Dharmo Rakshati Rakshitah
Dharma saves its saviour
बलस्य मूलं विज्ञानम्
Balasya mülam vijnānam
|Knowledge is power|
Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Even in differences, see the unity
Immortality through knowledge
Income Tax Department
|कोष मूलो दण्ड:||Kosha Mulo Dandah:|
Penalty is the Fundamental of Treasury