by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words
The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 3.4.72; 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.
kuṭumbini manas taṭe vidhuratāṃ vidhatse kathaṃ p
rasāraya dṛśaṃ manāk tava sutaḥ puro vartate |
idaṃ gṛhiṇi gṛhaṃ na kuru śūnyam ity ākulaṃ
sa śocati tava prasūṃ yadu-kulendra nandaḥ pitā ||3.4.72||
“ ‘Dear wife! Why are you suffering so much in your mind? Open your eyes and see. Your son is standing in front of you. Dear wife! Do not make this house empty.’ O king of the Yadu dynasty! In this way, Your father Nanda reveals his grief to your mother.”