शमादिगुणसंपन्नः सत्यधर्मपरायणः |
ज्ञानवैराग्यनिलयो ब्रह्मचर्यव्रते स्थितः ||
कृष्णभक्तिपरो विप्रः सङ्गीतरसतत्त्ववित् |
नानाशास्न्नपुराणज्ञो नामकीर्तनतत्परः ||
तीर्थराजे वसन्नित्यं साधुभिः परिसेवितः |
भक्तिं प्रकाशयामास मधुरैः कृष्णकीर्तनैः ||
He was endowed with all noble qualities. He was very firmly rooted in truth and dharma. He had attained great strength of wisdom and, as a consequence, had developed a withdrawn attitude. He observed strict celibacy. Krishna bhakti was his only aim in life. Born in a bhramana family, he had a very good taste for music. He took delight in nama sankirtan. He lived in the holy city of Prayag. He was venerated by all sadhus. He was spreading bhakti with the aid of sweet songs on Shri Krishna.