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:

ताम्बूल-व्यजनैस् तत्र पाद-सम्वाहनादिभिः
सेव्यमानो भृशं ताभिः मोदितः प्रेसयीं स्मरन्

tāmbūla-vyajanais tatra pāda-samvāhanādibhiḥ
sevyamāno bhṛśaṃ tābhiḥ moditaḥ presayīṃ smaran

Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:

tāmbūlawith betelnuts; vyajanais—and fanning; tatra—there; pāda-samvāhanādibhiḥ—beginning with massaging the feet; sevyamāno—being served; bhṛśam—greatly; tābhiḥ—by the gopīs; moditaḥ—happy; presayīṃ—beloved; smaran—thinking.

English translation of verse:

Served by the gopīs who offer Him betelnuts, fan Him, and massage His feet, Lord Kṛṣṇa, His thoughts fixed on His beloved, becomes filled with happiness.

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