ei maharaja--maha-pandita, gambhira
sannyasira sparse matta ha-ila asthira
ei maharaja—this Ramananda Raya, who is the Governor; maha-pandita—a very learned person; gambhira—grave; sannyasira sparse—by touching a sannyasi; matta—mad; ha-ila—became; asthira—restless.
They thought, "This Ramananda Raya is the Governor of Madras, a highly learned and grave person, a maha-pandita, but upon touching this sannyasi he has become restless like a madman."
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