vasi' nama laya puri, nidra nahi haya
sesa-ratre tandra haila,--bahya-vrtti-laya
vasi'-sitting there; nama laya—chants the Hare Krsna maha-mantra; puri—Madhavendra Puri; nidra—sleep; nahi haya—there was not; sesa-ratre—at the end of the night; tandra—dozing; haila—there was; bahya-vrtti—of external activities; laya—stop.
Madhavendra Puri could not sleep. He sat and chanted the Hare Krsna maha-mantra, and at the end of the night he dozed a little, and his external activities stopped.
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