Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.1.313; 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 आद्यम् —
वर्णस्योज्ज्वलता कापि नेत्रान्ते चारुण-च्छविः ।
रोमावलि-प्रकटता कैशोरे प्रथमे सति ॥२.१.३१३॥

tatra ādyam —
varṇasyojjvalatā kāpi netrānte cāruṇa-cchaviḥ |
romāvali-prakaṭatā kaiśore prathame sati
||2.1.313||

English translation

“At the beginning of the kaiśora age, Kṛṣṇa’s complexion becomes indescribably effulgent, the edges of His eyes become reddish and fine hairs appear on His body.”

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