Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu

by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī | 180,912 words

The English translation of the Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu verse 4.9.30; 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 धृष्टता —
प्रकट-प्रार्थनादिः स्यात् सम्भोगादेस् तु धृष्टता ॥४.९.३०॥

atha dhṛṣṭatā —
prakaṭa-prārthanādiḥ syāt sambhogādes tu dhṛṣṭatā
||4.9.30||

English translation

Audacity:
“To request Kṛṣṇa for enjoyment overtly is called boldness.”

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