Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 3.1.1; 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:

धृत-मुग्ध-रूप-भारो भागवतार्पित-पृथु-प्रेमा ।
स मयि सनातन-मूर्तिस् तनोतु पुरुषोत्तमस् तुष्टिम् ॥३.१.१॥

dhṛta-mugdha-rūpa-bhāro bhāgavatārpita-pṛthu-premā |
sa mayi sanātana-mūrtis tanotu puruṣottamas tuṣṭim ||3.1.1||

English translation

“May the Supreme Lord with eternal form, endowed with attractive beauty and abundant prema which He gives to the devotees, be pleased with me.”

Alternate translation:
“May Sanatana Gosvāmī, who bears the burden of the fool Rūpa, and who has great attachment to the Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, be pleased with me.”

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