|Antya-līlā||Chapter 13: Pastimes with Jagadānanda Paṇḍita and Raghunātha Bhaṭṭa Gosvāmī|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 13.91
pathe tāre mililā viśvāsa-rāmadāsa
viśvāsa-khānāra kāyastha teńho rājāra viśvāsa
pathe — on the path; tāre — him; mililā — met; viśvāsa-rāmadāsa — Rāmadāsa Viśvāsa; viśvāsa-khānāra — of the governmental accounting department; kāyastha — belonging to the kāyastha class; teńho — he; rājāra — to the king; viśvāsa — secretary.
In Bengal he met Rāmadāsa Viśvāsa, who belonged to the kāyastha caste. He was one of the king's secretaries.
The words viśvāsa-khānāra kāyastha indicate a secretary or clerk belonging to the kāyastha caste. Kāyasthas were usually secretaries to kings, governors or other important persons. It is said that anyone working in the government secretariat at this time was a kāyastha.
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