purve yabe prabhu ramanandere milila
nilacale asibare tanre ajna dila
purve—before this; yabe—while; prabhu—Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu; ramanandere—Sri Ramananda Raya; milila—met; nilacale—to Jagannatha Puri; asibare—to come; tanre—him; ajna dila—ordered.
Previously, when Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu had been touring South India, He had met Ramananda Raya on the banks of the Godavari. At that time it had been decided that Ramananda Raya would resign from his post as governor and return to Jagannatha Puri to live with Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.
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