angulite ksata habe jani' damodara
bhaye nija-kare nivaraye prabhu-kara
angulite—on the finger; ksata—injury; habe—will take place; jani'-knowing; damodara—Svarupa Damodara; bhaye—out of fear; nija-kare—by his own hand; nivaraye—checks; prabhu-kara—the hand of the Lord.
Feeling that the Lord would injure His finger by writing in this way, Svarupa Damodara checked Him with his own hand.
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