Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 1.2.118; a medieval era Sanskrit book, written by Rupa Goswami (fl. 15th century) which represents a devotional (bhakti) masterpiece. In this work Goswami describes the nature and different forms of pure love (rasa) as well as various other topics on Vaishnavism and devotion.

Sanskrit text, Unicode transliteration and English translation:

१९ - सेवा-नामापराधानां वर्जनं, यथा वाराहे —
ममार्चनापराधा ये कीर्त्यन्ते वसुधे मया ।
वैष्णवेन सदा ते तु वर्जनीयाः प्रयत्नतः ॥१.२.११८॥

19 - sevā-nāmāparādhānāṃ varjanaṃ, yathā vārāhe —
mamārcanāparādhā ye kīrtyante vasudhe mayā |
vaiṣṇavena sadā te tu varjanīyāḥ prayatnataḥ
||1.2.118||

English translation

Avoiding seva- and nāma-aparādhas, illustrated in the Varāha Purāṇa:
“The devotees should avoid the offenses in Deity worship I described, O Earth planet, at all times and with great care.”

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