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Jai guru de va om

English translation: don't translate it...

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09:01 Aug 19, 2000
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Music
English term or phrase: Jai guru de va om
In Beatles song "Across the Universe"
Simone
English translation:don't translate it...
Explanation:
"Jai guru de va om" is a mantra, a ritual phrase repeated on and on... Its meaning is irrelevant, the power lies in the sounds...
I am including a couple of directions where you can find the lyrics in English and in Spanish as well, in both languages it is left untranslated
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two2tango
Argentina
Local time: 11:14
Grading comment
Although I found out what it means,I agree the power lies in the sounds for that song and the meaning is mostly irrelevant. However, if it meant something bad (which it doesn't) then it would become important to me.
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nasee below
Laura Gentili
nadon't translate it...
two2tango
nadon't translate it...
two2tango


  

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2 hrs
don't translate it...


Explanation:
"Jai guru de va om" is a mantra, a ritual phrase repeated on and on... Its meaning is irrelevant, the power lies in the sounds...
I am including a couple of directions where you can find the lyrics in English and in Spanish as well, in both languages it is left untranslated

two2tango
Argentina
Local time: 11:14
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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2 hrs
don't translate it...


Explanation:
"Jai guru de va om" is a mantra, a ritual phrase repeated on and on... Its meaning is irrelevant, the power lies in the sounds...
I am including a couple of directions where you can find the lyrics in English and in Spanish as well, in both languages it is left untranslated


    Reference: http://www.duiops.net/beatles/letras/letitbe.html
    Reference: http://www.redargentina.com/servicios/angelnet/Las%20letras%...
two2tango
Argentina
Local time: 11:14
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
Grading comment
Although I found out what it means,I agree the power lies in the sounds for that song and the meaning is mostly irrelevant. However, if it meant something bad (which it doesn't) then it would become important to me.
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2 hrs
see below


Explanation:
You are not the first one who wanted to know...
Here's what I have found:
"Heya. I was out searching on the web all day because I wanted to know what "Jai guru de va om" means. It's a line in Across the Universe by John and Paul. Well, I finally found out what it means. It means "Glory to the spiritual master" so I thought I'd come here and tell everyone in case anyone else was wondering."


Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 15:14
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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Apr 17, 2006 - Changes made by Fabio Descalzi:
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Apr 16, 2006 - Changes made by Fabio Descalzi:
FieldOther » Art/Literary
Field (specific)(none) » Music


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