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CC Ādi 14.62

Text

eka-dina vallabhācārya-kanyā ‘lakṣmī’ nāma
devatā pūjite āila kari gaṅgā-snāna

Synonyms

eka-dina — one day; vallabhācārya-kanyā — the daughter of Vallabhācārya; lakṣmī — Lakṣmī; nāma — named; devatā — demigods; pūjite — to worship; āila — came; kari — taking; gaṅgā-snāna — bath in the Ganges.

Translation

One day a girl of the name Lakṣmī, the daughter of Vallabhācārya, came to the bank of the Ganges to take a bath in the river and worship the demigods.

Purport

According to the Gaura-gaṇoddeśa-dīpikā (45), Lakṣmī was formerly Jānakī, the wife of Lord Rāmacandra, and Rukmiṇī, the wife of Lord Kṛṣṇa in Dvārakā. The same goddess of fortune descended as Lakṣmī to become the wife of Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu.