sabā lañā svarūpa gosāñi śunite vasilā
tabe sei kavi nāndī-śloka paḍilā
sabā lañā—in the company of other devotees; svarūpa gosāñi—Svarūpa Dāmodara Gosvāmī; śunite vasilā—sat down to hear; tabe—thereafter; sei kavi—that poet; nāndī-śloka—the introductory verse; paḍilā—read.
Svarūpa Dāmodara Gosvāmī sat down with other devotees to hear the poetry, and then the poet began to read the introductory verse.
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