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CC Madhya 9.38

Text

tāṅre kṛpā kari’ prabhu calilā āra dine
vṛddhakāśī āsi’ kaila śiva-daraśane

Synonyms

tāṅre — unto him; kṛpā kari’ — showing mercy; prabhu — Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; calilā — traveled; āra dine — the next day; vṛddhakāśī — to Vṛddhakāśī; āsi’ — coming; kaila — did; śiva-daraśane — visiting Lord Śiva’s temple.

Translation

After showing mercy to the brāhmaṇa, Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu left the next day and arrived at Vṛddhakāśī, where He visited the temple of Lord Śiva.

Purport

Vṛddhakāśī’s present name is Vṛddhācalam. It is situated in the southern Arcot district on the bank of the river Maṇimukha. This place is also known as Kālahastipura. Lord Śiva’s temple there was worshiped for many years by Govinda, the cousin of Rāmānujācārya.