by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 3.3.62; 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:

तत्र आद्यं पौगण्डं —
अधरादेः सुलौहित्यं जठरस्य च तानवम् ।
कम्बु-ग्रीवोद्गमाद्यं च पौगण्डे प्रथमे सति ॥३.३.६२॥

tatra ādyaṃ paugaṇḍaṃ
adharādeḥ sulauhityaṃ jaṭharasya ca tānavam |
kambu-grīvodgamādyaṃ ca paugaṇḍe prathame sati

English translation

“In the first part of paugaṇḍa age, His lips are very red, His waist is thin, and three lines appear on His throat like a conch.”

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