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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.8.24
nanṛtus tasya purataḥ
striyo 'tho gāyakā jaguḥ
vādyaḿ cakrur mano-ramam
nanṛtuḥ — danced; tasya — of him; purataḥ — in front; striyaḥ — women; atha u — and furthermore; gāyakāḥ — singers; jaguḥ — sang; mṛdańga — with drums; vīṇā — stringed instruments; paṇavaiḥ — and cymbals; vādyam — instrumental music; cakruḥ — they made; manaḥ-ramam — charming.
The women danced before the sage, and the celestial singers sang to the charming accompaniment of drums, cymbals and vīṇās.
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