Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.4.187; 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.

nidrādhvaṃsataḥ —
bodho nidrākṣayāt svapna-nidrā-pūrti-svanādibhiḥ |
tatrākṣi-mardanaṃ śayyā-mokṣo’ṅga-valanādayaḥ ||2.4.187||

Bodha arising from breaking sleep:
“There is bodha when sleep is broken by a dream, by sufficient rest and by noise. In this state rubbing the eyes, rising from bed and rubbing the limbs occurs.”

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