Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.4.182; 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.

moha-dhvaṃsataḥ —
bodho moha-kṣayāc chabda-gandha-sparśa-rasair hareḥ |
dṛg-unmīlana-romāñca-dharotthānādi-kṛd bhavet ||2.4.182||

Bodha arising from the destruction of moha:
“When moha is destroyed by the sound, fragrance, touch and taste of the Lord, there is bodha. In this state the eyes are open, hairs stand on end, and there is rising from the ground.”

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