Sanat Kumar

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Sanat Kumar lit. ‘eternal youth’; the eldest of the first four sons of Lord Brahma. At the beginning of creation, he refused to obey Brahma’s order to create progeny and instead engaged in the service of the Lord exclusively. He is revered as the founder of a number of spiritual lineages, and his teachings are recorded in many of the scriptures.

— books Sri Sri Prema-vivarta / Glossary

Kumaras (Sanaka, Sanandana, Sanatan, and Sanat) lit. ‘young boys’; the first four sons of Brahma, who serve the Lord eternally in the forms of young celibate brahman boys although internally they are vastly learned sages whose teachings appear throughout the scriptures. They are also known as Chatuhsan.

— books Sri Navadvipa-dhama-mahatmya / Glossary

mahajan lit. ‘great soul’; a renowned devotee of the Supreme Lord; an Acharya whose teachings and behaviour are authoritative and instructive for people in general; one or all of twelve great persons known by this title: Brahma, Narad, Siva, the four Kumaras (Sanaka, Sanatan, Sananda, and Sanat), Kapiladev, Manu, Prahlad Maharaj, Janaka Raja, Bhismadev, Bali Maharaj, Sukadev Goswami, and Yamaraj.

— books Sri Navadvipa-dhama-mahatmya / Glossary

See also Kumaras