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CC Ādi 10.66

Text

‘ratnabāhu’ bali’ prabhu thuila tāṅra nāma
akiñcana prabhura priya kṛṣṇadāsa-nāma

Synonyms

ratnabāhu — the title Ratnabāhu; bali’ — calling him; prabhu — the Lord; thuila — kept; tāṅra — his; nāma — name; akiñcana — unalloyed; prabhura — of the Lord; priya — dear; kṛṣṇadāsa — Kṛṣṇadāsa; nāma — name.

Translation

Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu gave Vijaya dāsa the name Ratnabāhu [“jewel-handed”] because he copied many manuscripts for Him. The twenty-eighth branch was Kṛṣṇadāsa, who was very dear to the Lord. He was known as Akiñcana Kṛṣṇadāsa.

Purport

Akiñcana means “one who possesses nothing in this world.”