- mathurāyāṁ yajña-sūtraṁ purā kṛṣṇāya yo muniḥ
- dadau sāndīpaniḥ so ’bhūd adya keśava-bhāratī
Sandipani Muni, who formerly offered the sacred thread to Krsna and Balarama, later became Kesava Bharati
Sāndīpani Muni, who formerly offered the sacred thread to Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma, later became Keśava Bhāratī.
CC Adi 9.13-15, Purport: In the Gaura-gaṇoddeśa-dīpikā (52), it is said: