by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words
The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 1.4.9 ; 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 हरेर् अतिप्रसादोत्थः —
हरेर् अतिप्रसादो’यं सङ्ग-दानादिर् आत्मनः ॥१.४.९ ॥
atha harer atiprasādotthaḥ —
harer atiprasādo’yaṃ saṅga-dānādir ātmanaḥ ||1.4.9 ||
“Prema arising from the great mercy of the Lord is explained: The great mercy of the Lord includes such things as the Lord giving His association to the devotee.”