by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words
The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.1.323; 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:
मुखाम्बुजम् उदञ्चित-स्मित-विलास-रम्याधरम् ।
हरेस् तरुणिमाङ्कुरे स्फुरति माधुरी काप्य् अभूत् ॥२.१.३२३॥
mukhāmbujam udañcita-smita-vilāsa-ramyādharam |
hares taruṇimāṅkure sphurati mādhurī kāpy abhūt ||2.1.323||
“What sweetness became visible at the sprouting of Hari’s youth! His two restless eyes made friendship with the crafty conduct of Cupid. His lotus face became most radiant with attractive lips embellished with smiles. His singing made even the chaste women break their marriage vows.”