Sanatkumara Samhita

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The is is the english translation of the Sanatkumara Samhita. Sanatkumara in Sanskrit means “eternal youth”. Sage Sanatkumara was one of the Four Kumaras, the four Manasputras (mind-born-sons) or spiritual sons of Brahma. Sanatkumara is also the author of the Sanatkumara Samhita, which is part of the Shiva Purana, and has 59 chapters. Alternat...

Sanskrit text and Unicode transliteration:

श्री-नारद उवाच <इ>देव-देव महा-देव सर्व-ज्ञ जगद्-ईश्वर
भगवद्-धर्म-तत्त्व-ज्ञ कृष्ण-मन्त्र-विदां वर

śrī-nārada uvāca deva-deva mahā-deva sarva-jña jagad-īśvara
bhagavad-dharma-tattva-jña kṛṣṇa-mantra-vidāṃ vara

Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:

śrī-nārada uvāca—Śrī Nārada said; deva-deva—O master of the demigods; mahā-deva—O great Lord; sarva-jña—O all-knowing one; jagad-īśvaraO master of the universe; bhagavad-dharma- tattva-jña—wise in the truth of understanding the Supreme Personality of Godhead; kṛṣṇa-mantraof the mantras of Lord Kṛṣṇa; vidām—of they who know; varaO best.

English translation of verse:

Śrī Nārada said: O master of the demigods, O great Lord, O all-knowing one, O master of the universe, O sage wise in the science of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, O best of they who know the mantras glorifying Lord Kṛṣṇa, . . .

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