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. Alte...

Sanskrit text and Unicode transliteration:

पटाञ्चलेनावृतार्ध- सु-स्मेरानन-पङ्कजाम्
कान्त-वक्त्रे न्यास्त-नृत्यच्- चकोरी-चञ्चलेक्षणाम्

paṭāñcalenāvṛtārdha- su-smerānana-paṅkajām
kānta-vaktre nyāsta-nṛtyac- cakorī-cañcalekṣaṇām

Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:

paṭāñcalena—with the edge of Her garment; āvṛta—covered; ardhahalf; su—graceful; smera—smiling; ānana—face; paṅkajām—lotus; kāntaof Hre beloved; vaktre—on the face; nyāsta—placed; nṛtyat—dancing; cakorī—cakori bird; ca 24cala—restless; īkṣaṇām—eyes.

English translation of verse:

. . . who with the edge of Her garment covers Her graceful lotus smile, whose restless cakorī-bird eyes dance on Her beloved's face, . . .