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:
न पुरश्चरणैः कश्चिद् विनाष्टादशभिर् मनुः
केनापि साधितः क्वापि मया दृष्टो न भू-तले
na puraścaraṇaiḥ kaścid vināṣṭādaśabhir manuḥ
kenāpi sādhitaḥ kvāpi mayā dṛṣṭo na bhū-tale
Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:
na—not; puraścaraṇaiḥ—with purascarana; kaścit—someone; vinā—without; aṣṭādaśabhiḥ—with 18 syllables; manuḥ—mantra; kenāpi—by someone; sādhitaḥ—attained; kvāpi—somewhere; mayā—by me; dṛṣṭaḥ—seen; na—not; bhū-tale—on the earth.
English translation of verse:
Someone somewhere may have attained the eighteen-syllable mantra without first performing purścaraṇa, but I have not seen that person anywhere in the world.