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:

त्वया यत् पच्यते देवि तद्-अन्नं मद्-अनुग्रहात्
मिष्टं स्वाद्व्-आमृत-स्पर्धि भोक्तुर् आयुष्-करं तथा

tvayā yat pacyate devi tad-annaṃ mad-anugrahāt
miṣṭaṃ svādv-āmṛta-spardhi bhoktur āyuṣ-karaṃ tathā

Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:

tvayā—by You; yat—what; pacyate—is cooked; deviO goddess; tad- annam—that food; mad-anugrahāt—by my mercy; miṣṭam—delicious; svādu-āmṛta-spardhi—defeating nectar; bhoktuḥ—of the eater; āyuṣ-karam—increasing the life; tathā—so.

English translation of verse:

Durvāsā said to Rādhā, "O goddess, by my mercy whatever You cook will be more delicious than nectar. It will increase the life of whoever eats it."

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