gīta, śloka, grantha, kavitva--yei kari' āne
prathame śunāya sei svarūpera sthāne
gīta—song; śloka—verse; grantha—literature; kavitva—poetry; yei—anyone who; kari'-making; āne—brings; prathame—first; śunāya—recites; sei—that person; svarūpera sthāne—before Svarūpa Dāmodara Gosvāmī.
Customarily, anyone who composed a song, verse, literary composition or poem about Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu first had to bring it to Svarūpa Dāmodara Gosvāmī to be heard.
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