saba lana svarupa gosani sunite vasila
tabe sei kavi nandi-sloka padila
saba lana—in the company of other devotees; svarupa gosani—Svarupa Damodara Gosvami; sunite vasila—sat down to hear; tabe—thereafter; sei kavi—that poet; nandi-sloka—the introductory verse; padila—read.
Svarupa Damodara Gosvami sat down with other devotees to hear the poetry, and then the poet began to read the introductory verse.
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