by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 3.4.45; 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 सात्त्विकाः —
नवात्र सात्त्विकाः स्तन्य-स्रावः स्तम्भादयश् च ते ॥३.४.४५॥

atha sāttvikāḥ —
navātra sāttvikāḥ stanya-srāvaḥ stambhādayaś ca te

English translation

“The sāttvika-bhāvas of vātsalya-bhakti-rasa are the eight starting with stambha(paralysis) and also milk flowing from the breasts of the women.”

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