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. Alternative ...

Sanskrit text and Unicode transliteration:

ततस् ता अपि तं कान्तं परिज्ञाय विचक्शणाः
आनन्द-सागरे लीना न विदुः स्वं न चापरम्

tatas tā api taṃ kāntaṃ parijñāya vicakśaṇāḥ
ānanda-sāgare līnā na viduḥ svaṃ na cāparam

Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:

tatasthen; tā—to them; api—also; taṃ—Him; kāntaṃ—be,loved; parijñāya—understanding; vicakśaṇāḥ—wise; ānanda- sāgare—in an ocean of bliss; līnā—plunged; na—not; viduḥ—knew; svaṃ—own; na—not; ca—and; aparam—another.

English translation of verse:

Finally understanding that this person was their beloved Kṛṣṇa, the intelligent gopīs became plunged in an ocean of bliss. Intoxicated with bliss they did not know who they were or who anyone else was.

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