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:

गोप-वेश-धरं कान्तं किशोर-वयसान्वितम्
प्रिया-स्कन्धे सु-विन्यस्त- वाम-हस्तं मनोहरम्

gopa-veśa-dharaṃ kāntaṃ kiśora-vayasānvitam
priyā-skandhe su-vinyasta- vāma-hastaṃ manoharam

Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:

gopa-veśa-dharam—the appearance of a cowherd boy; kāntam—handsome; kiśora-vayasānvitam—young; priyā-skandhe—on the shoulder of His beloved; su—gracefully; vinyasta—placed; vāmaleft; hastam—hand; manoharam—charming.

English translation of verse:

. . . who was a cowherd youth, who was charming and handsome, whose left hand was gracefully placed on His beloved's shoulder, . . .

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