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CC Madhya 11.14 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 14

hena kāle pratāparudra puruṣottame āilā
pātra-mitra-saṅge rājā daraśane calilā


SYNONYMS

hena kāle—at this time; pratāparudra—King Pratāparudra; puruṣottame—at Jagannātha Purī; āilā—arrived; pātra-mitra-saṅge—accompanied by his secretaries, ministers, military officers and so on; rājā—the King; daraśane—to visit Lord Jagannātha; calilā—departed.


TRANSLATION

At this time, Mahārāja Pratāparudra arrived at Jagannātha Purī, Puruṣottama, and, accompanied by his secretaries, ministers and military officers, went to visit the temple of Lord Jagannātha.


PURPORT

It appears that Mahārāja Pratāparudra used to live at Kaṭaka, his capital. Later he shifted his capital to Khurdā, a few miles from Jagannātha Purī. Presently there is a railway station there called Khurdā Road.