|Antya-līlā||Chapter 1: Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī's Second Meeting With the Lord|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 1.147
rāya kahe, — "kaha dekhi bhāvera svabhāva?"
rūpa kahe, — "aiche haya kṛṣṇa-viṣayaka 'bhāva'"
rāya kahe — Rāmānanda Rāya says; kaha — kindly recite; dekhi — so that I may see; bhāvera svabhāva — the characteristic of emotional love; rūpa kahe — Rūpa Gosvāmī replies; aiche — such; haya — is; kṛṣṇa-viṣayaka — concerning Kṛṣṇa; bhāva — emotional love.
Rāmānanda Rāya inquired, "What are the characteristics of emotional love?"
Rūpa Gosvāmī replied, "This is the nature of emotional love for Kṛṣṇa:
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