Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 3.5.19; 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 स्थायी —
स्थायी भावो भवत्य् अत्र पूर्वोक्ता मधुरा रतिः ॥३.५.१९॥

atha sthāyī —
sthāyī bhāvo bhavaty atra pūrvoktā madhurā ratiḥ ||3.5.19||

English translation

Sthāyī-bhāva:
“The sthāyī-bhāva of madhura-rasa is the previously described madhura-rati.”

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