TEXT 91
pathe tare milila visvasa-ramadasa
visvasa-khanara kayastha tenho rajara visvasa
SYNONYMS
pathe—on the path; tare—him; milila—met; visvasa-ramadasaRamadasa Visvasa; visvasa-khanara—of the governmental accounting department; kayastha—belonging to the kayastha class; tenho—he; rajara—to the king; visvasa—secretary.
TRANSLATION
In Bengal he met Ramadasa Visvasa, who belonged to the kayastha caste. He was one of the king's secretaries.
PURPORT
The word visvasa-khanara kayastha indicates a secretary or clerk belonging to the kayastha caste. Kayasthas 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 kayastha.

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