What does the poet mean by “let my country awake”? / In what ways does the poet wish his country to awake?
By saying “let my country awake”, the poet prays to the Almighty (my Father) to raise or lift (awake) his country to such heights where freedom would be realized at its best (a heaven of freedom).
The poet wishes that his countrymen become fearless, gain knowledge and self-dignity, become truthful, hardworking, broad-minded and logical in order to raise or awaken the whole country. In short, to make a country awake, we need to make its people awake.