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. Alternat...

Sanskrit text and Unicode transliteration:

जल-सेकैर् मिथस् तत्र क्रीडित्वा स-गणौ ततः
वासः-स्रक्-चन्दनैर् दिव्य- भूशणैर् अपि भूशितौ

jala-sekair mithas tatra krīḍitvā sa-gaṇau tataḥ
vāsaḥ-srak-candanair divya- bhūśaṇair api bhūśitau

Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:

jalaof water; sekair—with splashing; mithas—together; tatra—theer; krīḍitvā—enjoying pastimes; sa-gaṇau—with their associates; tataḥ—then; vāsaḥ—garments; srak—garlands; candanair—with sandal paste; divya—splendid; bhūśaṇair—with ornaments; api—also; bhūśitau—decorated.

English translation of verse:

Accompanied by Their gopī friends, the divine couple enjoy pastimes of splashing each other in the water. Then They are decorated with splendid garments, ornaments, garlands, and sandal paste.

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