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:

समब्रवीत् तदा कृश्णः स्व-शिष्यं मां स्वकं रसं
ब्रवीमि त्वां शृणुष्वाद्य ब्रह्मादीनाम् अगोचरम्

samabravīt tadā kṛṣṇaḥ sva-śiṣyaṃ māṃ svakaṃ rasaṃ
bravīmi tvāṃ śṛṇuṣvādya brahmādīnām agocaram

Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:

samabravīt—spoke; tadā—then; kṛṣṇaḥ—Lord Kṛṣṇa; sva- śiṣyaṃ—to His disciple; māṃ—me; svakaṃ—own; rasaṃ—nectar; bravīmi—I speak; tvāṃ—to you; śṛṇuṣva—please hear; adya—now; brahmādīnām—headed by Brahmā; agocaram—not within the range of perception.

English translation of verse:

Then Lord Kṛṣṇa described His nectar pastimes to me, his disciple. O Śrī Nārada, now you may happily hear what even Brahmā and all the demigods do not know. I will tell it to you.

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