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:

नन्द-नन्दन-भाव-ज्ञ उद्धवो व्रजम् आगतः
सन्त्वायिष्यन् कीर्तिदायाः सुतां मास-द्वये गते

nanda-nandana-bhāva-jña uddhavo vrajam āgataḥ
santvāyiṣyan kīrtidāyāḥ sutāṃ māsa-dvaye gate

Word-for-word Sanskrit-English equivalents:

nanda-nandana-bhāva-jñas—aware of love for Lord Kṛṣṇa; uddhavo—Uddhava; vrajam—to Vraja; āgataḥ—went; santvāyiṣyan—comforting; kīrtidāyāḥ—of Kīrtidā; sutāṃ—the daughter; māsa-dvaye—for two months; gate—gone.

English translation of verse:

Learned in the science of love for Kṛṣṇa, Uddhava goes to Vṛndāvana for two months and there he consoles Śrī Rādhā, the daughter of Kīrtidā.

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