gopi-candana-tale achila dingate
madhvacarya sei krsna paila kona-mate
gopi-candana-tale—under heaps of gopi-candana (yellowish clay used for tilaka); achila—came; dingate—in a boat; madhva-acarya—Madhvacarya; sei krsna—that Krsna Deity; paila—got; kona-mate—somehow or other.
Madhvacarya had somehow or other acquired the Deity of Krsna from a heap of gopi-candana that had been transported in a boat.
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