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. Alternat...
Sanskrit text and Unicode transliteration:
सकृद् उच्चारणान् नाम्नां ददाति फलम् उत्तमम्
यदि योग्यो ऽस्मि देवेश तन् मे करुणया वद
sakṛd uccāraṇān nāmnāṃ dadāti phalam uttamam
yadi yogyo 'smi deveśa tan me karuṇayā vada
Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:
sakṛt—once; uccāraṇān—from chanting; nāmnām—of the names; dadāti—gives; phalam—the result; uttamam—supreme; yadi—if; yogyaḥ—suitable; asmi—I am; deveśa—O master of the demigods; tat—that; me—to me; karuṇayā—kindly; vada—tell.
English translation of verse:
A single utterance of the Lord's holy name gives the highest result. O master of the demigods, if I am competent to hear it, please kindly tell me the Lord's holy name.