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. Alte...
Sanskrit text and Unicode transliteration:
किञ्चिद् एव ततो भुक्त्वा व्रजेच् छय्या-निकेतनम्
द्रष्टुं कान्त-मुखाम्भोजं चकोरी-वन् निशाकरम्
kiñcid eva tato bhuktvā vrajec chayyā-niketanam
draṣṭuṃ kānta-mukhāmbhojaṃ cakorī-van niśākaram
Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:
kiñcid—something; eva—indeed; tato—then; bhuktvā—eating; vrajet—goes; śayyā-niketanam—to the bed; draṣṭuṃ—to see; kānta-mukhāmbhojaṃ—the lotus face of Her beloved; cakorī—a cakori bird; vat—like; niśākaram—the moon.
English translation of verse:
After eating, Śrī Rādhā went to the bed to gaze on Her beloved's lotus face as a cakorī bird gazes at the moon.