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:
द्वि-फाल-बद्ध-केशश् च ग्रीव-भालोपरि स्फुरन्
dvi-phāla-baddha-keśaś ca grīva-bhālopari sphuran
Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:
dvi-phāla-baddha-keśaḥ—bound hair; ca—and; grīva—neck; bhāla—and forehead; upari—above; sphuran—manifested; candrākāra—like the moon; spurat—manifested; bhāla—forehead; tilaka—tilaka; ālaka—curly locks of hair; ra 24jitaḥ—splendid.
English translation of verse:
Then the servants gathered Lord Kṛṣṇa's hair from His forehead to His neck and tied it in a topknot. They made the moon of the His forehead splendid with tilaka and curling locks of hair.