TEXT 5
śuddha-sattva-viśeṣātmā
prema-sūryāṁśu-sāmya-bhāk
rucibhiś citta-masṛṇya-
kṛd asau bhāva ucyate
SYNONYMS
śuddha-sattva—by unadultered goodness; viśeṣa—distinguished; ātmā—whose nature; prema—of love of God; sūrya—like the sun; aṁśu—a ray; sāmya-bhāk—which is similar to; rucibhiḥ—by different tastes; citta—of the heart; masṛṇya—softness; kṛt—which causes; asau—that softness; bhāvaḥ—emotion; ucyate—is called.
TRANSLATION
" 'When devotional service is situated on the transcendental platform of pure goodness, it is like a ray of the sunlight of love for Kṛṣṇa. At such a time, devotional service causes the heart to be softened by various tastes, and it is called bhāva [emotion].'
PURPORT
This verse is found in the Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (1.3.1).

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