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CC Madhya 12.136

Text

nṛsiṁha-mandira-bhitara-bāhira śodhila
kṣaṇeka viśrāma kari’ nṛtya ārambhila

Synonyms

nṛsiṁha-mandira — the temple of Nṛsiṁhadeva; bhitara — inside; bāhira — outside; śodhila — cleansed; kṣaṇeka — for a few moments; viśrāma — rest; kari’ — after taking; nṛtya — dancing; ārambhila — began.

Translation

Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu also cleansed the Nṛsiṁha temple inside and outside. Finally, He rested a few minutes and then began dancing.

Purport

The Nṛsiṁha temple is a nice temple just outside the Guṇḍicā temple. In this temple there is a great festival on the day of Nṛsiṁha-caturdaśī. There is also a Nṛsiṁha temple at Navadvīpa where the same festival is observed, as described by Murāri Gupta in his book Caitanya-carita.