God Bless You Meaning In Hindi – “भगवान आपका भला करे”

God Bless You Meaning In Hindi

God Bless You Meaning In Hindi

“भगवान आपका भला करे”

or

“bhagavaan aapaka bhala kare”

God bless you” is a common English expression generally used to wish a person blessings in various situations.

Specially as a response to a sneeze, and also, when parting or writing a valediction.

The phrase has been used in the Hebrew Bible by Jews (cf. Numbers 6:24), and by Christians, since the time of the early Church as a benediction.

as well as a means of bidding a person Godspeed.

Many clergy, when blessing their congregants individually or as a group, use the phrase “God bless you”.

during the plague of CE 590, “Pope Gregory I ordered unceasing prayer for divine intercession.

Part of his command was that anyone sneezing be blessed immediately (“God bless you“), since sneezing was often the first sign that someone was falling ill with the plague.”

By CE 750, it became customary to say “God bless you” as a response to one sneezing.

The practice of blessing someone who sneezes dates as far back as at least CE 77 in the West, although it is far older than most specific explanations can account for, with non-theistic well-wishing going as far back as 500 BCE on the Indian subcontinent.

Some have offered an explanation suggesting that people once held the folk belief that a person’s soul could be thrown from their body when they sneezed, that sneezing otherwise opened the body to invasion by the Devil or evil spirits, or that sneezing was the body’s effort to force out an invading evil presence.

God Bless You Meaning In Hindi

In these cases, “God bless you” or “bless you” is used as a sort of shield against evil.

The Irish Folk story “Master and Man” by Thomas Crofton Croker, collected by William Butler Yeats, describes this variation.

Moreover, in the past some people may have thought that the heart stops beating during a sneeze, and that the phrase “God bless you” encourages the heart to continue beating.

In some cultures, sneezing is seen as a sign of good fortune or God’s beneficence.

As such, alternative responses to sneezing are the

French phrase “à vos souhaits”
meaning “to your wishes”,

the German word “Gesundheit”
meaning is “health”

the Italian “salute”
also meaning “health”,

Irish word “sláinte”
meaning “good health”,

the Hebrew ”laBri’ut” or “liVriut”

both spelled: “לבריאות”
meaning “to health”,

the Spanish “salud”
also meaning “health”,

the Arabic “saha”
spelled “صحة”, also meaning “health”,

the Russian “bud’ zdorov”
spelled : “будь здоров”, meaning “be healthy”.

and whoever hears them say that should reply “يرحمكم الله” meaning
“may Allah have mercy on you“,

and the person who sneezed should reply “يهديك الله ويصلح بالك” meaning “May Allah Guide you to the right path and calm your mind”,

In Islam the prophet Muhammad instructed Muslims who sneezes to say “الحمد لله” meaning “Thanks to Allah”,

and for repeated sneezes, they keep replying the same reply for a maximum of three times, by then the reply is changed to “عافاك الله” meaning “May Allah heal you“ and the replies stop.

This act in Islam is called “تشميت العاطس”.

In Persian culture, the response to sneezing is “Afiat Basheh”.

In Greek culture, sneezing was widely recognized as a divine omen.

In the Book 17 of “Homer’s Odyssey”,

Penelope speaks to Eumaeus in private about the suitors feasting in the halls of the king’s palace, and how surely Odysseus will return and kill them.

Suddenly her son “Telemachus sneezes” and Penelope laughed.

A sneeze meant the intercession of the gods to make her statement come true.

It was a blessing from the gods, connecting the sneeze to the “God Bless You“.

“भगवान आपका भला करे”

or

“bhagavaan aapaka bhala kare”

“God bless you” is a common English expression generally used to wish a person blessings in various situations.

Specially as a response to a sneeze, and also, when parting or writing a valediction.

The phrase has been used in the Hebrew Bible by Jews (cf. Numbers 6:24), and by Christians, since the time of the early Church as a benediction.

as well as a means of bidding a person Godspeed.

Many clergy, when blessing their congregants individually or as a group, use the phrase “God bless you”.

during the plague of CE 590, “Pope Gregory I ordered unceasing prayer for divine intercession.

Part of his command was that anyone sneezing be blessed immediately (“God bless you”), since sneezing was often the first sign that someone was falling ill with the plague.”

By CE 750, it became customary to say “God bless you” as a response to one sneezing.

The practice of blessing someone who sneezes dates as far back as at least CE 77 in the West, although it is far older than most specific explanations can account for, with non-theistic well-wishing going as far back as 500 BCE on the Indian subcontinent.

Some have offered an explanation suggesting that people once held the folk belief that a person’s soul could be thrown from their body when they sneezed, that sneezing otherwise opened the body to invasion by the Devil or evil spirits, or that sneezing was the body’s effort to force out an invading evil presence.

In these cases, “God bless you” or “bless you” is used as a sort of shield against evil.

The Irish Folk story “Master and Man” by Thomas Crofton Croker, collected by William Butler Yeats, describes this variation.

Moreover, in the past some people may have thought that the heart stops beating during a sneeze, and that the phrase “God bless you” encourages the heart to continue beating.

In some cultures, sneezing is seen as a sign of good fortune or God’s beneficence.

As such, alternative responses to sneezing are the

French phrase “à vos souhaits”
meaning “to your wishes”,

the German word “Gesundheit”
meaning is “health”

the Italian “salute”
also meaning “health”,

Irish word “sláinte”
meaning “good health“,

the Hebrew ”laBri’ut” or “liVriut”

both spelled: “לבריאות”
meaning “to health”,

the Spanish “salud”
also meaning “health”,

the Arabic “saha”
spelled “صحة”, also meaning “health”,

the Russian “bud’ zdorov”
spelled : “будь здоров”, meaning “be healthy”.

God Bless You Meaning In Hindi

and whoever hears them say that should reply “يرحمكم الله” meaning
“may Allah have mercy on you“,

and the person who sneezed should reply “يهديك الله ويصلح بالك” meaning “May Allah Guide you to the right path and calm your mind”,

In Islam the prophet Muhammad instructed Muslims who sneezes to say “الحمد لله” meaning “Thanks to Allah”,

and for repeated sneezes, they keep replying the same reply for a maximum of three times, by then the reply is changed to “عافاك الله” meaning “May Allah heal you“ and the replies stop.

This act in Islam is called “تشميت العاطس”.

In Persian culture, the response to sneezing is “Afiat Basheh”.

In Greek culture, sneezing was widely recognized as a divine omen.

In the Book 17 of “Homer’s Odyssey”,

Penelope speaks to Eumaeus in private about the suitors feasting in the halls of the king’s palace, and how surely Odysseus will return and kill them.

Suddenly her son “Telemachus sneezes” and Penelope laughed.

A sneeze meant the intercession of the gods to make her statement come true.

It was a blessing from the gods, connecting the sneeze to the “God Bless You”.

God Bless You Meaning In Hindi

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