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CC Madhya 1.184

Text

tāṅrā dui-jana jānāilā prabhura gocare
rūpa, sākara-mallika āilā tomā’ dekhibāre

Synonyms

tāṅrā — they; dui-jana — two persons; jānāilā — informed; prabhura — of Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu; gocare — in the presence; rūpa — Rūpa Gosvāmī; sākara-mallika — and Sanātana Gosvāmī; āilā — have come; tomā’ — You; dekhibāre — to see.

Translation

Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu and Haridāsa Ṭhākura told Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu that two personalities — Śrī Rūpa and Sanātana — had come to see Him.

Purport

Sākara Mallika was the name of Sanātana Gosvāmī, and Dabira Khāsa was the name of Rūpa Gosvāmī. They were recognized by these names in the service of the Muslim king; therefore these are Muslim names. As officials, the brothers adopted all kinds of Muslim customs.