by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 1.2.188; 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:

अथ सख्यम् —
विश्वासो मित्र-वृत्तिश् च सख्यं द्विविधम् ईरितम् ॥१.२.१८८॥

atha sakhyam —
viśvāso mitra-vṛttiś ca sakhyaṃ dvividham īritam ||1.2.188||

English translation

“Friendship: There are two types of sakhyam: trust and being friendly.”

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