Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.3.94; 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:

भयेन, यथा —
म्लानाननः कृष्णम् अवेक्ष्य रङ्गे
सिष्वेद मल्लस् त्व् अधि-भाल-शुक्ति ।
मुक्ति-श्रियां सुष्ठु पुरो मिलन्त्याम्

अत्यादरात् पाद्यम् इवाजहार ॥२.३.९४॥

bhayena, yathā
mlānānanaḥ kṛṣṇam avekṣya raṅge
siṣveda mallas tv adhi-bhāla-śukti
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mukti-śriyāṃ suṣṭhu puro milantyām

atyādarāt pādyam ivājahāra ||2.3.94||

English translation

From fear:
“Seeing Kṛṣṇa in the arena, the wrestler’s face turned pale, and drops of perspiration appeared on his forehead. His forehead seemed like a conchshell offering arghya with great reverence to the goddess of liberation, who had just arrived in front of him.”

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