Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 4.4.9; 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:

यथा वा —
फणि-ह्रदम् अवगाढे दारुणं पिञ्छ-चूडे
स्खलद्-अशिशिर-बाष्प-स्तोम-धौतोत्तरीया ।
निखिल-करण-वृत्ति-स्तम्भिनीम् आललम्बे
विषम गतिम् अवस्थां गोष्ठ-राजस्य राज्ञी ॥४.४.९॥

yathā vā —
phaṇi-hradam avagāḍhe dāruṇaṃ piñcha-cūḍe
skhalad-aśiśira-bāṣpa-stoma-dhautottarīyā |
nikhila-karaṇa-vṛtti-stambhinīm ālalambe
viṣama gatim avasthāṃ goṣṭha-rājasya rājñī
||4.4.9||

English translation

Another example:
“When Kṛṣṇa entered the fearful lake of Kāliya, Yaśodā’s upper cloth became wet from hot tears. She reached a state in which all her senses ceased to function.”

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