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. Alternative ...
Sanskrit text and Unicode transliteration:
एवम्-आदि-गुणिर् युक्तो बहु-वर्ष-शतं ततः
संसाध्य वैष्णवान् मन्त्रान् निर्वेदं गतवान् अहम्
evam-ādi-guṇir yukto bahu-varṣa-śataṃ tataḥ
saṃsādhya vaiṣṇavān mantrān nirvedaṃ gatavān aham
Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:
evam-ādi-guṇiḥ—with qualities like these; yuktaḥ—endowed; bahu-varṣa-śatam—for many hundreds of years; tataḥ—then; saṃsādhya—attained; vaiṣṇavān—of Lord Viṣṇu; mantrān—mantras; nirvedam—renunciation; gatavān—attained; aham—I.
English translation of verse:
Worshiping the Lord in this way for many hundreds of years, I learned many Viṣṇu-mantras. I gave up all attachment for the material world.