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apaśyan nivasan gopān
According to Śrīla Śrīdhara Svāmī and other ācāryas, the words tatra eva in this verse indicate that Lord Kṛṣṇa stayed in the village of the brāhmaṇas whose wives had satisfied Him by their devotion. Thus He gave His mercy to those brāhmaṇas as well as to their chaste wives, who had no one to associate with except their husbands. In that place the cowherd men, headed by Lord Kṛṣṇa’s father, Nanda Mahārāja, were somehow or other preparing an elaborate sacrifice to Lord Indra, and Lord Kṛṣṇa reacted as follows.