by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words
The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 3.3.65; 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:
सर्वाटवी-प्रचारेण नैचिकी-चय-चारणम् ।
नियुद्ध-केलि-नृत्यादि-शिक्षारम्भो’त्र चेष्टितम् ॥३.३.६५॥
sarvāṭavī-pracāreṇa naicikī-caya-cāraṇam |
niyuddha-keli-nṛtyādi-śikṣārambho’tra ceṣṭitam ||3.3.65||
“The activities of this age are herding the calves in all the forests, learning hand-to-hand combat, playing games and dancing.”