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:
स्व-धर्म-रहिता नित्यं हरि-भक्ति-विवर्जिताः
अशुद्ध-हृदयाः क्षुद्राः कामादि-वश-वर्तिनः
sva-dharma-rahitā nityaṃ hari-bhakti-vivarjitāḥ
aśuddha-hṛdayāḥ kṣudrāḥ kāmādi-vaśa-vartinaḥ
Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:
sva-dharma-rahitā—without following their own duties; nityam—always; hari-bhakti-vivarjitāḥ—without devotion to Lord Hari; aśuddha-hṛdayāḥ—with impure hearts; kṣudrāḥ—foolish; kāmādi-vaśa-vartinaḥ—controlled by lust and other vices.
English translation of verse:
The people will not follow the duties of varṇāśrama. They will have no devotion for Lord Hari. Their hearts will be dirty. They will be foolish. They will be slaves to lust and a host of vices.