TEXT 7
samyan masrnita-svanto
mamatvatisayankitah
bhavah sa eva sandratma
budhaih prema nigadyate
SYNONYMS
samyak—completely; masrnita-svantah—which makes the heart soft; mamatva—of a sense of ownership; atisaya-ankitah—marked with an abundance; bhavah—emotion; sah—that; eva—certainly; sandra-atma—whose nature is very condensed; budhaih—by learned persons; prema—love of Godhead; nigadyate—is described.
TRANSLATION
" 'When that bhava 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-rasamrta-sindhu (1.4.1).

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