Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 1.2.221 ; 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:

५८ - अथ ऊर्जादरो, यथा पाद्मे —
यथा दामोदरो भक्त-वत्सलो विदितो जनैः ।
तस्यायं तादृशो मासः स्वल्पम् अप्य् उरु-कारकः ॥१.२.२२१ ॥

58 - atha ūrjādaro, yathā pādme —
yathā dāmodaro bhakta-vatsalo vidito janaiḥ |
tasyāyaṃ tādṛśo māsaḥ svalpam apy uru-kārakaḥ
||1.2.221 ||

English translation

Observing Ūrja-vrata, from the Padma Purāṇa:
“Just as men know that Dāmodara is affectionate to His devotee, the Dāmodara month is also affectionate to the devotee. Even a little service performed during that month yields great results.”

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