by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 3.4.31; 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:

धटी फण-पडी चात्र किञ्चिद्-वन्य-विभूषणम् ।
लघु-वेत्रक-रत्नादि मण्डनं परिकीर्तितम् ॥३.४.३१॥

dhaṭī phaṇa-paḍī cātra kiñcid-vanya-vibhūṣaṇam |
laghu-vetraka-ratnādi maṇḍanaṃ parikīrtitam

English translation

“A long narrow cloth wrapped around the waist, cloth folded to resemble a serpent’s head at the front, flower ornaments and a small stick in His hand are considered the ornaments of the last part of the kaumāra age.”

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