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 च ताभ्याम् अपि ज्ञान- कर्माभ्यां प्राप्यते हरिः
तस्माद् एतद् द्वयं व्यर्थं स्याद् इत्य् एवं मतं मम

na ca tābhyām api jñāna- karmābhyāṃ prāpyate hariḥ
tasmād etad dvayaṃ vyarthaṃ syād ity evaṃ mataṃ mama

Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:

na—not; ca—and; tābhyām—by them; api—also; j 24āna—knwoledge; karmābhyām—and pious deeds; prāpyate—is attained; hariḥLord Hari; tasmāt—from that; etat—this; dvayam—both; vyartham—useless; syāt—is; iti—thus; evam—thus; matam—the opinion; mama—of me.

English translation of verse:

One cannot attain Lord Hari by the cultivation of knowledge (jñāna) or the performance of pious deeds (karma). These two are useless. That is my opinion.

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