Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 4.9.9; 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:

अथ प्रेय-उपरसः —
एकस्मिन्न् एव सख्येन हरि-मित्राद्य्-अवज्ञया ।
युद्ध-भूमादिना चापि प्रेयानुपरसो भवेत् ॥४.९.९॥

atha preya-uparasaḥ
ekasminn eva sakhyena hari-mitrādy-avajñayā |
yuddha-bhūmādinā cāpi preyānuparaso bhavet
||4.9.9||

English translation

Preyānuparasa (sakhyoparasa) arises by one-sided friendship, disrespect for Kṛṣṇa’s friends and excessive fighting.”

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