by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words
The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.1.273; 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:
अथ कृष्ण-भक्ताः —
तद्-भाव-भावित-स्वान्ताः कृष्ण-भक्ता इतीरिताः ॥२.१.२७३॥
atha kṛṣṇa-bhaktāḥ —
tad-bhāva-bhāvita-svāntāḥ kṛṣṇa-bhaktā itīritāḥ ||2.1.273||
“The devotees of Kṛṣṇa: Those whose hearts are full of attraction to Kṛṣṇa are called the devotees of Kṛṣṇa.”