akiñcana


akiñcana
without material possessions; one who considers he has nothing but Kṛṣṇa. When referring to a Vaiṣṇava, this usually denotes an ascetic who is devoid of the spirit of material enjoyment and accepts only the bare necessities for his maintenance. Vaiṣṇavas like the Pāṇḍavas who live in the midst of family and material opulence only for the service of Bhagavān and who are devoid of any desire for material enjoyment consider that nothing belongs to them. Everything belongs to Śrī Bhagavān. They are akiñcana Vaiṣṇavas

The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia. 2015.

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