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:

मन्त्रार्थं च वदेत् तस्मै यथावद् अनुपूर्वशः
दास-शब्द-युतं नाम धाय्य तस्य प्रयत्नतः

mantrārthaṃ ca vadet tasmai yathāvad anupūrvaśaḥ
dāsa-śabda-yutaṃ nāma dhāyya tasya prayatnataḥ

Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:

mantraof the mantra; artham—the meaning; ca—and; vadet—should speak; tasmai—to him; yathāvat—as; anupūrvaśaḥ—properly; dāsa- śabda-yutam—with the word "dāsa"; nāma—name; dhāyya—giving; tasya—of him; prayatnataḥ—carefully.

English translation of verse:

Then he should explain the meaning of the mantras, and then he should give the disciple a name, a name ending with the word "dāsa" (servant).

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