patsaha dekhiya sabe sambhrame uthila
sambhrame asana diya rajare vasaila
patsaha dekhiyaseeing the Nawab; sabeall of them; sambhramein great respect; uthilastood up; sambhramewith great respect; asana diyagiving a sitting place; rajarethe King; vasailamade to sit.
As soon as all the brahmanas and Sanatana Gosvami saw the Nawab appear, they all stood up and respectfully gave him a sitting place to honor him.
Although Nawab Hussain Shah was a mleccha-yavana, he was nonetheless the governor of the country, and the learned scholars and Sanatana Gosvami offered him all the respect due a king or a governor. When a person occupies an exalted executive post, one should consider that he has acquired the grace of the Lord. In Bhagavad-gita it is said:
yad yad vibhutimat sattvam
srimad urjitam eva va
tat tad evavagaccha tvam
mama tejo 'msa-sambhavam
"Know that all beautiful, glorious and mighty creations spring from but a spark of My splendor." (Bg. 10.41)
Whenever we see something exalted, we must consider it part of the power of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. A powerful man (vibhutimat sattvam) is one who has obtained the grace of the Lord or has derived some power from Him. In Bhagavad-gita (7.10) Krsna says, tejas tejasvinam aham: "I am the power of the powerful." The learned brahmana scholars showed respect to Nawab Hussain Shah because he represented a fraction of Krsna's power.

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