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:

इत्य् असौ कथितो विप्र मन्त्रस्यार्थः समासतः
युगलार्थस् तथा न्यासः प्रपत्तिः शरणागतिः

ity asau kathito vipra mantrasyārthaḥ samāsataḥ
yugalārthas tathā nyāsaḥ prapattiḥ śaraṇāgatiḥ

Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:

iti—thus; asau—this; kathitaḥ—spoken; vipraO brāhmaṇa; mantrasya—of the mantra; arthaḥthe meaning; samāsataḥ—in brief; yugala—of the divine couple; arthaḥ—purpose; tathā—so; nyāsaḥnyasa; prapattiḥ—surrender; śaraṇāgatiḥshelter.

English translation of verse:

O brāhmaṇa, thus I have briefly described the meaning of these mantras. Therefore one should perform nyāsas to please the divine couple, Śrī Śrī Rādhā-Kṛṣṇa. One should take shelter of Them and surrender to Them.

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