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CC Ādi 11.16

Bengali

Text

rāmadāsa — mukhya-śākhā, sakhya-prema-rāśi
ṣolasāṅgera kāṣṭha yei tuli’ kaila vaṁśī

Synonyms

rāma-dāsa — Rāmadāsa; mukhya-śākhā — chief branch; sakhya-prema-rāśi — full of fraternal love; ṣolasa-aṅgera — of sixteen knots; kāṣṭha — wood; yei — that; tuli’ — raising; kaila — made; vāṁśī — flute.

Translation

Rāmadāsa, one of the chief branches, was full of fraternal love of Godhead. He made a flute from a stick with sixteen knots.