Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.1.305; 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:

गुणाः स्वरूपम् एवास्य कायिकाद्या यदप्य् अमी ।
भेदं स्वीकृत्य वर्ण्यन्ते तथाप्य् उद्दीपना इति ॥२.१.३०५॥

guṇāḥ svarūpam evāsya kāyikādyā yadapy amī |
bhedaṃ svīkṛtya varṇyante tathāpy uddīpanā iti
||2.1.305||

English translation

“Though these bodily qualities are included in Kṛṣṇa’s svarūpa, accepting them as separate from the svarūpa, they are called uddīpanas.”

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