by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words
The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.1.257; 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:
तन् माधुर्यं भवेद् यत्र चेष्टादेः स्पृहणीयता ॥२.१.२५७॥
tan mādhuryaṃ bhaved yatra ceṣṭādeḥ spṛhaṇīyatā ||2.1.257||
“When there is an expression of desire through actions it is called sweetness