Cc. Madhya 23.7

Text

samyaṅ masṛṇita-svānto
mamatvātiśayāṅkitaḥ
bhāvaḥ sa eva sāndrātmā
budhaiḥ premā nigadyate

Synonyms

samyak—completely; masṛṇita-svāntaḥ—which makes the heart soft; mamatva—of a sense of ownership; atiśaya-aṅkitaḥ—marked with an abundance; bhavah—emotion; saḥ—that; eva—certainly; sāndra-atma—whose nature is very condensed; budhaiḥ—by learned persons; prema—love of Godhead; nigadyate—is described.

Translation

“ ‘When that bhāva softens the heart completely, becomes endowed with a great feeling of possessiveness in relation to the Lord and becomes very much condensed and intensified, it is called prema [love of Godhead] by learned scholars.

Purport

This verse is found in the Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (1.4.1).

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