by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words
The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 1.4.11; 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:
माहात्म्य-ज्ञान-युक्तश् च केवलश् चेति स द्विधा ॥१.४.११॥
māhātmya-jñāna-yuktaś ca kevalaś ceti sa dvidhā ||1.4.11||
“Prema arising from the Lord’s mercy has two types: that endowed with knowledge of the Lord’s powers, and that endowed only with knowledge of the Lord’s sweetness.”