Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.4.221; 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.

yathā —
gariṣṭhāriṣṭa-ṭaṅkārair vidhurā vadhirāyitā |
hā kṛṣṇa pāhi pāhīti cukrośābhīra-bālikā ||2.4.221||
atra trāsaḥ |

Terror:
“Hearing the roaring of the terrifying bull demon, the cowherd boys became fearful and almost deaf because of the loud sound. They began to shout
Kṛṣṇa! Please help us!’ ”

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