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CC Madhya 9.17 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 17

nṛsiṁha dekhiyā tāṅre kaila nati-stuti
siddhavaṭa gelā yāhāṅ mūrti sītāpati


SYNONYMS

nṛsiṁha dekhiyā—after seeing the Lord Nṛsiṁha Deity; tāṅre—unto Him; kaila—did; nati-stuti—offering of various prayers; siddhavaṭa—to Siddhavaṭa; gelā—He went; yāhāṅ—where; mūrti—the Deity; sītā-pati—Lord Rāmacandra.


TRANSLATION

After seeing the Ahovala-nṛsiṁha Deity, Caitanya Mahāprabhu offered many prayers unto the Lord. He then went to Siddhavaṭa, where He saw the Deity of Rāmacandra, the Lord of Sītādevī.


PURPORT

Siddhavaṭa, also known as Sidhauṭa, is ten miles east of the village Kuḍāpā. Previously this place was also known as southern Benares. There is a great banyan tree there, and it is therefore known as Siddhavaṭa. Vaṭa means banyan tree.