by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.1.226; 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:

तत्र धीरोदात्तः —
गम्भीरो विनयी क्षन्ता करुणः सुदृढ-व्रतः ।
अकत्थनो गूढ-गर्वो धीरोदात्तः सु-सत्त्व-भृत् ॥२.१.२२६॥

tatra dhīrodāttaḥ —
gambhīro vinayī kṣantā karuṇaḥ sudṛḍha-vrataḥ |
akatthano gūḍha-garvo dhīrodāttaḥ su-sattva-bhṛt

English translation

Regarding dhīrodātta: elevated —
“The person who is inscrutable, modest, tolerant, merciful, determined in vows, who obscures others’ pride, is not boastful and is strong, is called dhīrodātta.

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