by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words
The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 1.2.219 ; 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:
यावन्ति भगवद्-भक्तेर् अङ्गानि कथितानीह ।
प्रायस् तावन्ति तद्-भक्त-भक्तेर् अपि बुधा विदुः ॥१.२.२१९ ॥
yāvanti bhagavad-bhakter aṅgāni kathitānīha |
prāyas tāvanti tad-bhakta-bhakter api budhā viduḥ ||1.2.219 ||
“All the aṅgas of bhakti in relation to the Lord are also aṅgas of bhakti in relation to the devotees of the Lord. This is the conclusion of the wise.”