Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 4.3.56; 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:

उद्दीपना इह प्रोक्ताः सच्-छास्त्र-श्रवणादयः ।
अनुभावा नयास्तिक्य-सहिष्णुत्व-यमादयः ॥४.३.५६॥

uddīpanā iha proktāḥ sac-chāstra-śravaṇādayaḥ |
anubhāvā nayāstikya-sahiṣṇutva-yamādayaḥ

English translation

“The uddīpanas for the dharma-vīra are activities such as hearing the revealed scriptures. The anubhāvas are proper conduct, adherence to scriptural rules, tolerance and following rules of sense control. The vyabhicārī-bhāvas are mati, smṛti and others.”

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