by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words
The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 3.5.34; 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 सम्भोगः —
द्वयोर् मिलितयोर् भोगः सम्भोग इति कीर्त्यते ॥३.५.३४॥
atha sambhogaḥ —
dvayor militayor bhogaḥ sambhoga iti kīrtyate ||3.5.34||
“The enjoyment experienced when two lovers meet is called sambhoga.”