by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 3.3.72; 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:

अथ शेष-पौगण्डम् —
वेणी नितम्ब-लम्बाग्रा लीलालक-लता-द्युति ।
अंसयोस् तुङ्गतेत्य् आदि पौगण्डे चरमे सति ॥३.३.७२॥

atha śeṣa-paugaṇḍam —
veṇī nitamba-lambāgrā līlālaka-latā-dyuti |
aṃsayos tuṅgatety ādi paugaṇḍe carame sati

English translation

“At the end of His paugaṇḍa age, Kṛṣṇa has a long braid extending to His waist, locks of hair falling playfully, and strong shoulders.”

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