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CC Ādi 4.171

Text

ataeva kāma-preme bahuta antara
kāma — andha-tamaḥ, prema — nirmala bhāskara

Synonyms

ataeva — therefore; kāma-preme — in lust and love; bahuta — much; antara — space between; kāma — lust; andha-tamaḥ — blind darkness; prema — love; nirmala — pure; bhāskara — sun.

Translation

Therefore lust and love are quite different. Lust is like dense darkness, but love is like the bright sun.