cari sampradaye haila cabbisa gayana
dui dui mardangika haila asta jana
cari sampradaye—in the four parties; haila—there were; cabbisa—twenty-four; gayana—performers of kirtana; dui dui—two in each party; mardangika—players of mrdanga drums; haila—there were; asta jana—eight persons.
There were altogether four parties of kirtana performers, comprising twenty-four chanters. In each party there were also two mrdanga players, making an additional eight persons.
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