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:
य एतैः पञ्चभिर् विद्वान् संस्कारैः संस्कृतो भवेत्
दास्य-भागी स कृष्णस्य नान्यथा कल्प-कोटिभिः
ya etaiḥ pañcabhir vidvān saṃskāraiḥ saṃskṛto bhavet
dāsya-bhāgī sa kṛṣṇasya nānyathā kalpa-koṭibhiḥ
Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:
yaḥ—who; etaiḥ—with these; pañcabhiḥ—five; vidvān—wise; saṃskāraiḥ—samskaras; saṃskṛtaḥ—purified; bhavet—may be; dāsya-bhāgī—a servant; sa—he; kṛṣṇasya—of Lord Kṛṣṇa; na—not; anyathā—otherwise; kalpa-koṭibhiḥ—with millions of kalpas.
English translation of verse:
With these five saṃskāras (purificatory rituals) one becomes purified. He becomes a servant of Lord Kṛṣṇa. Even in ten million kalpas he will not renounce that service.