The child in us

“The child in us” is a song by the group “Enigma” which begins with a sanskrit shloka as given below:

Prasanna vadana-m saubhaagyadaa-m bhaagyadaa-m hastabhyaam abhayapradaa-m manikanai nanavidhai bhushitaa-m

This is the description of God. There is a place of balance between the opposites and that is the place of calm and fearlessness, the fountain-head of life.

The one with the calm and blissful face is the giver of good luck and (bad) luck. The one whose raised palm instills faith and courage in us, is embellished in various pieces of precious stones

The song is  beautifully sung and is very relaxing to hear.:

prasanna vadanaam saubhaagyadaam bhaagyadaam
hastaabhyaam abhayapradaam manikanai
naanaavidhai bhuushhitaam

who is of smiling face, bestower of all fortunes,whose hands are ready to rescue anyone from fear,who is adorned by various ornaments with precious stones

Puer natus est nobis,
et filius datus est nobis:
cujus emperium super humerum…

For to us a child is born,
to us a son is given:
and the government will be upon his shoulder..

child

Some day you came
And I knew you were the one
You were the rain, you were the sun
But I needed both, cause I needed you
You were the one
I was dreaming of all my life
When it is dark you are my light
But don’t forget
Who’s always our guide
It is the child in us

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3 thoughts on “The child in us

  1. Thanks for providing the translation to those lyrics. Since it seems to be a bit hard to find on the internet and is uncredited on the Enigma album, I just wanted to mention that the Sanskrit is sampled from the singer Namjilyn Norovbanzad, whose the album was called “Heart of Asia.”

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