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. 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.