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. Alte...
Sanskrit text and Unicode transliteration:
चिरं प्रोष्यगतं कान्तं प्राप्य कान्त-धिया तथा
चुम्बन्ती वालिङ्गन्ती च नेत्रान्तेन पिबन्त्य् अपि
ciraṃ proṣyagataṃ kāntaṃ prāpya kānta-dhiyā tathā
cumbantī vāliṅgantī ca netrāntena pibanty api
Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:
ciram—for a long time; proṣyagatam—gone; kāntam—beloved; prāpya—attaining; kānta-dhiyā—with thinking of the beloved; tathā—so; cumbanti—kisses; vā—or; āliṅganti—embraces; ca—and; netrāntena—with the corner of the eyes; pibanti—drinks; api—also.
English translation of verse:
When the dear husband, long absent on a journey, finally returns, the wife, filled with thoughts of him, kisses him, embraces him, and with her eyes drinks in the sight of him.