by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words
The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 1.4.4; 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:
भावोत्थो’ति-प्रसादोत्थः श्री-हरेर् इति स द्विधा ॥१.४.४॥
bhāvottho’ti-prasādotthaḥ śrī-harer iti sa dvidhā ||1.4.4||
“This prema for the Lord has two types: that arising from bhāva and that arising from mercy.”