Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.1.228; 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:

गम्भीरत्वादि-सामान्य-गुणा यद् इह कीर्तिताः ।
तद् एतेषु तद्-आधिक्य-प्रतिपादन-हेतवे ॥२.१.२२८॥

gambhīratvādi-sāmānya-guṇā yad iha kīrtitāḥ |
tad eteṣu tad-ādhikya-pratipādana-hetave
||2.1.228||

English translation

“All of the qualities in the list of special qualities of Kṛṣṇa should be understood to manifest more prominently in these four types than other qualities, though the other qualities are also present.”

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