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. Alternative ...

Sanskrit text and Unicode transliteration:

न चैषां च हरौ भक्तिः श्रवणाद्या भविष्यति
कामाद्य्-आकुल-चिन्तानां पुत्र-दार-रतात्मनाम्

na caiṣāṃ ca harau bhaktiḥ śravaṇādyā bhaviṣyati
kāmādy-ākula-cintānāṃ putra-dāra-ratātmanām

Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:

na—not; ca—and; eṣām—of them; ca—and; harau—for Lord hari; bhaktiḥdevotion; śravaṇādyā—beginning with hearing; bhaviṣyati—will be; kāmādi—beginning with lust; ākula- cintānām—filled with anxieties; putra-dāra-ratātmanām—devoted to wives and children.

English translation of verse:

They will not be interested in devotion to Lord Hari, which begins with hearing about His glories. They will be overcome by lust and a host of vices. They will care only for their wives and children.

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