by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 1.3.19 ; 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:

हार्दः —
प्रसाद आन्तरो यः स्यात् स हार्द इति कथ्यते ॥१.३.१९ ॥

hārdaḥ —
prasāda āntaro yaḥ syāt sa hārda iti kathyate ||1.3.19 ||

English translation

“The definition of hārda is given: Mercy that arises from within is called hārda.”

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