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CC Madhya 23.53

Text

pañca-vidha rasa — śānta, dāsya, sakhya, vātsalya
madhura-nāma śṛṅgāra-rasa — sabāte prābalya

Synonyms

pañca-vidha rasa — five kinds of mellows; śānta — neutrality; dāsya — servitorship; sakhya — friendship; vātsalya — parental affection; madhura — sweet; nāma — named; śṛṅgāra-rasa — the conjugal mellow; sabāte — among all of them; prābalya — predominant.

Translation

“There are five transcendental mellows — neutrality, servitorship, friendship, parental affection and conjugal love, which is also known as the mellow of sweetness. Conjugal love excels all the others.