Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.3.71; 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 धूमायिताः —
अद्वितीया अमी भावा अथवा स-द्वितीयकाः ।
ईषद्-व्यक्ता अपह्नोतुं शक्या धूमायिता मताः ॥२.३.७१॥

tatra dhūmāyitāḥ —
advitīyā amī bhāvā athavā sa-dvitīyakāḥ |
īṣad-vyaktā apahnotuṃ śakyā dhūmāyitā matāḥ ||2.3.71||

English translation

Smoky sāttvika-bhāva:
“Any sāttvika-bhāva that appears alone or with others, which manifests slightly and can be hidden by the individual, is called dhūmāyita-sāttvika-bhāva.

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