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