Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.1.327; 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 शेषम् —
पूर्वतो’प्य् अधिकोत्कर्षं बाढम् अङ्गानि बिभ्रति ।
त्रि-वलि-व्यक्तिर् इत्य् आद्यं कैशोरे चरमे सति ॥२.१.३२७॥

atha śeṣam —
pūrvato’py adhikotkarṣaṃ bāḍham aṅgāni bibhrati |
tri-vali-vyaktir ity ādyaṃ kaiśore carame sati
||2.1.327||

English translation

“When the final period of youth (kaiśora) begins, all His limbs become more alluring than previously, with three lines clearly visible on His navel, etc.”

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