by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words
The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 2.5.43; 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:
हासोत्तरा रतिर् या स्यात् सा हास-रतिर् उच्यते ।
एवं विस्मय-रत्य्-आद्या विज्ञेया रतयश् च षट् ॥२.५.४३॥
hāsottarā ratir yā syāt sā hāsa-ratir ucyate |
evaṃ vismaya-raty-ādyā vijñeyā ratayaś ca ṣaṭ ||2.5.43||