by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 4.7.4; 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:

अत्र निष्ठीवनं वक्त्र-कूणनं घ्राण-संवृतिः ।
धावनं कम्प-पुलक-प्रस्वेदाद्याश् च विक्रियाः ॥४.७.४॥

atra niṣṭhīvanaṃ vaktra-kūṇanaṃ ghrāṇa-saṃvṛtiḥ |
dhāvanaṃ kampa-pulaka-prasvedādyāś ca vikriyāḥ

English translation

“The anubhāvas of this rasa are spitting, distorting the face in disgust, covering the nose, running, quivering of the body, hair standing on end and perspiration.”

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