by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words
The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 3.3.113; 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.
rāgo, yathā —
astreṇa duṣpariharā haraye vyakāri
yā patri-paṅktir akṛpeṇa kṛpī-sutena |
utplutya gāṇḍiva-bhṛtā hṛdi gṛhyamāṇā
jātāsya sā kusuma-vṛṣṭir ivotsavāya ||3.3.113||