by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.2.12; 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:

जृम्भणम्, यथा —
उदयति पूर्णे कलानिधौ पुरतः ।
तव पद्मिनि मुख-पद्मं
भजते जृम्भाम् अहो चित्रम् ॥२.२.१२॥

jṛmbhaṇam, yathā —
udayati pūrṇe kalānidhau purataḥ
tava padmini mukha-padmaṃ
bhajate jṛmbhām aho citram

English translation

“O lotus! How astonishing that in the grove of blossoming water lilies, you have blossomed at the rising of the moon on the eastern horizon.”

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