by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 4.8.41; 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:

एवम् अन्यस्य गौणस्य ज्ञेया कविभिर् अङ्गिता ।
तथा च मुख्य-गौणानां रसानाम् अङ्गतापि च ॥४.८.४१॥

evam anyasya gauṇasya jñeyā kavibhir aṅgitā |
tathā ca mukhya-gauṇānāṃ rasānām aṅgatāpi ca

English translation

“In this maner, the wise understand how a secondary rasa can take prominence, and primary and other secondary rasas become subordinate.”

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