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CC Antya 2.16

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 16

āmbuyā-muluke haya nakula-brahmacārī
parama-vaiṣṇava teṅho baḍa adhikārī


SYNONYMS

āmbuyā-muluke—in the province known as Āmbuyā; haya—there is; nakula-brahmacārī—a person known as Nakula Brahmacārī; parama-vaiṣṇava—a perfectly pure devotee; teṅho—he; baḍa adhikārī—very advanced in devotional service.


TRANSLATION

In Āmbuyā-muluka there was a person named Nakula Brahmacārī, who was a perfectly pure devotee, greatly advanced in devotional service.


PURPORT

Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura says that Āmbuyā-muluka is the present Ambikā, a city in the Vardhamāna district of West Bengal. Formerly, during the Muslim regime, it was known as Āmbuyā-muluka. In this city there is a neighborhood called Pyārīgañja, and that is where Nakula Brahmacārī used to live.