advaita-nityanandera parama priyatama
srivasadi bhakta-ganera haya prana-sama
advaita—of Advaita Acarya; nityanandera—of Lord Nityananda Prabhu; parama—very; priya-tama—dear; srivasa-adi—beginning with Srivasa; bhakta-ganera—of the devotees; haya—is; prana-sama—exactly like the life and soul.
Sri Svarupa Damodara was very dear to Advaita Acarya and Nityananda Prabhu, and he was the life and soul of all the devotees, headed by Srivasa Thakura.
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