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:
सान्निध्याधिक्यतस् तस्य आधिक्यं स्याद् यथोत्तरम्
पृथिवी-प्रभृतीनां तु नान्यत् किञ्चिद् इहोदितम्
sānnidhyādhikyatas tasya ādhikyaṃ syād yathottaram
pṛthivī-prabhṛtīnāṃ tu nānyat kiñcid ihoditam
Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:
sānnidhya—nearness; ādhikyataḥ—because of greatness; tasya—of that; ādhikyam—greatness; syāt—is; yathā—so; uttaram—more; pṛthivī-prabhṛtīnām—begining with the earthly planets; tu—indeed; na—not; anyat—another; kiñcit—something; iha—here; uditam—said.
English translation of verse:
Beginning with the earthly planets, each realm described here is more or less exalted relative to its nearness to Śrī Rādhā.