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:

ऊर्ध्व-पुण्ड्रं ततः कुर्याद् भालादिषु विधानतः
ततो मन्त्र-द्वयं तस्य दक्ष-कर्णे विनिर्दिशेत्

ūrdhva-puṇḍraṃ tataḥ kuryād bhālādiṣu vidhānataḥ
tato mantra-dvayaṃ tasya dakṣa-karṇe vinirdiśet

Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:

ūrdhva-puṇḍram—Vaiṣṇava tilaka; tataḥthen; kuryāt—should do; bhālādiṣu—on the forehead and other places; vidhānataḥ—properly; tataḥ—then; mantra-dvayam—the two mantras; tasya—of him; dakṣa-karṇe—in the right ear; vinirdiśet—should teach.

English translation of verse:

Then the spiritual master should draw Vaiṣṇava tilaka on the forehead and other places, and then he should speak the two mantras in the disciple's right ear.

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