Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.4.130; 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 सदृशेक्षणा, यथा —
विलोक्य श्यामम् अम्भोदम् अम्भोरुह-विलोचना ।
स्मारं स्मारं मुकुन्द त्वां स्मारं विक्रमम् अन्वभूत् ॥२.४.१३०॥

tatra sadṛśekṣaṇā, yathā —
vilokya śyāmam ambhodam ambhoruha-vilocanā |
smāraṃ smāraṃ mukunda tvāṃ smāraṃ vikramam anvabhūt
||2.4.130||

English translation

Smṛti arising from seeing a similar object:
“O Mukunda! When lotus-eyed Rādhā saw a dark cloud, She remembered
You and experienced the force of love.”

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