vidagdha-madhava ara lalita-madhava
dui natake prema-rasa adabhuta saba"
vidagdha-madhava—one is named Vidagdha-madhava; ara—and; lalita-madhava—named Lalita-madhava; dui natake—in two plays; prema-rasa—ecstatic mellows of emotional love for Krsna; adabhuta—wonderful; saba—all.
"The two plays are called Vidagdha-madhava and Lalita-madhava. Both of them wonderfully describe ecstatic emotional love of God."
Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura informs us in this connection that Srila Rupa Gosvami composed the drama known as Vidagdha-madhava in the year Sakabda 1454, and he finished Lalita-madhava in Sakabda 1459. The discussion between Ramananda Raya and Srila Rupa Gosvami at Jagannatha Puri took place in Sakabda 1437.
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