Janani Janmabhoomischa Swargadapi Gariyasi
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"Janani Janma-bhoomi-scha Swargadapi Gariyasi"Devanagari: जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी, IAST: jananī janmabhūmiśca svargādapi garīyasī) is a Sanskrit shloka and the national motto of Nepal.
This Sanskrit verse can be translated as "Mother and motherland are superior to Heaven."
Different versions of the shloka are mostly edited & hyped by the Marxist & Colonial historians as follows.
मित्राणि धन धान्यानि प्रजानां सम्मतानिव |
जननी जन्म भूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी ||
Sage Bharadwaja said, "The friends, the riches and the grains are highly honoured in this world. Mother and mother-land are far superior to even the heaven."
[ This shloka is seen in the edition published by Hindi Prachara Press, Madras in 1930 by T.R. Krishna chary, Editor and T. R. Vemkoba chary the publisher. ]
अपि स्वर्णमयी लङ्का न मे लक्ष्मण रोचते |
जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी ||
"Lakshmana, even this golden Lanka does not appeal to me, mother and motherland is greater than heaven."
Source of this shloka is not known and is only a folklore.