prathama sampradāye kaila svarūpa-pradhāna
āra pañca-jana dila tāṅra pāligāna
prathama sampradāye—in the first party; kaila—fixed; svarūpa—Svarūpa Dāmodara; pradhāna—as the chief; āra—another; pañca-jana—five persons; dila—gave; tāṅra—his; pāligāna—responders.
Svarūpa Dāmodara was chosen as the leader of the first party and was given five assistants to respond to his chanting.
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