by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words
The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 4.3.4; 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:
तत्र युद्ध-वीरः —
परितोषाय कृष्णस्य दधद् उत्साहम् आहवे ।
सखा बन्धु-विशेषो वा युद्ध-वीर इहोच्यते ॥४.३.४॥
“Special friends endowed with fortitude in fighting for satisfying Kṛṣṇa are called yuddha-vīra.”