Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.1.115; 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:

यथा —
वृन्दावने वरातिः स्तुतिभिर् नितराम् उपास्यमानो’पि ।
शक्तो न हरिर् विधिना रुष्टस् तुष्टो’थवा ज्ञातुम् ॥२.१.११५॥

yathā —
vṛndāvane varātiḥ stutibhir nitarām upāsyamāno’pi |
śakto na harir vidhinā ruṣṭas tuṣṭo’thavā jñātum
||2.1.115||

English translation

“When Brahmā worshipped Kṛṣṇa in Vṛndāvana by offering the best praises, Kṛṣṇa remained silent. Brahmā could not understand whether Kṛṣṇa was satisfied or angry with him.”

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