ratha-yātrā-dine prabhu kīrtana ārambhilā
pūrvavat sāta sampradāya pṛthak karilā
ratha-yātrā-dine—on the day of the car festival; prabhu—Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; kīrtana ārambhilā—began the congregational chanting; pūrva-vat—as previously; sāta sampradāya—in seven groups; pṛthak karilā—He divided.
On the day of the car festival, Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu began the congregational chanting. As He had done previously, He divided all the devotees into seven groups.
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