laksmi kene na paila, ihara ki karana
tapa kari' kaiche krsna paila sruti-gana
laksmi—the goddess of fortune; kene—why; na—did not; paila—get; ihara—of this; ki—what; karana—cause; tapa kari'-undergoing severe austerities; aiche—how; krsna—Lord Krsna; paila—attained; sruti-gana—Vedic authorities.
"But can you tell Me why the goddess of fortune, Laksmi, could not enter the rasa dance? The authorities of Vedic knowledge could enter the dance and associate with Krsna.
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