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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.16.27
taḿ nartum udyatam avekṣya tadā tadīya-
tam — Him; nartum — in dancing; udyatam — engaged; avekṣya — taking note of; tadā — then; tadīya — His servants; gandharva-siddha — the Gandharvas and Siddhas; muni-cāraṇa — the sages and the Cāraṇas; deva-vadhvaḥ — the wives of the demigods; prītyā — with great pleasure; mṛdańga-paṇava-ānaka — of various kinds of drums; vādya — with musical accompaniment; gīta — song; puṣpa — flowers; upahāra — other presentations; nutibhiḥ — and prayers; sahasā — immediately; upaseduḥ — arrived.
Seeing the Lord dancing, His servants in the heavenly planets — the Gandharvas, Siddhas, sages, Cāraṇas and wives of the demigods — immediately arrived there. With great pleasure they began accompanying the Lord's dancing by playing drums such as mṛdańgas, paṇavas and ānakas. They also made offerings of songs, flowers and prayers.
When the demigods and other residents of higher planetary systems became aware that Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa was personally putting on a wonderful demonstration of the art of dancing, they immediately came to offer their services. Dancing becomes more enjoyable and beautiful to watch when it is accompanied by expert drum-playing, singing and the chanting of prayers. The artistic atmosphere was also enhanced by the showering of a multitude of flowers upon Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, who was blissfully engaged in dancing upon the hoods of the Kāliya serpent.
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