Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.4.69; 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.

vātajo, yathā —
pāṃśu-prārabdha-ketau bṛhad-aṭavi-kuṭonmāthi-śauṭīrya-puñje
bhāṇḍīroddaṇḍa-śākhā-bhuja-tatiṣu gate tāṇḍavācārya-caryām |
vāta-vrāte karīṣaṅ-kaṣatara-śikhare śārkare jhātkariṣṇau
kṣauṇyām aprekṣya putraṃ vrajapati-gṛhiṇī paśya sambambhramīti ||2.4.69||

Āvega arising from wind:
“When Tṛṇāvarta, making a terrifying sound, endowed with great strength to uproot large forest trees, spreading clouds of dust, carrying cow dung, dust, grass and stones, began to sway the branches of the Bhāṇḍira tree, Yaśodā, the wife of Nanda, not seeing her son Kṛṣṇa on the ground, was overcome with great confusion.”

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