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CC Madhya 9.300 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

TEXT 300

ei tīrthe śaṅkarāraṇyera siddhi-prāpti haila
prastāve śrī-raṅga-purī eteka kahila


ei tīrthe—in this holy place; śaṅkarāraṇyera—of Śaṅkarāraṇya; siddhi-prāpti—attainment of perfection; haila—became fulfilled; prastāve—in the course of conversation; śrī-raṅga-purī—Śrī Raṅga Purī; eteka—thus; kahila—spoke.


Śrī Raṅga Purī informed Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu that the sannyāsī named Śaṅkarāraṇya had attained perfection in that holy place, Pāṇḍarapura.


Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu's elder brother was named Viśvarūpa. He left home before Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu and accepted the sannyāsa order under the name of Śaṅkarāraṇya Svāmī. He traveled all over the country and finally went to Pāṇḍarapura, where he passed away after attaining perfection. In other words, he entered the spiritual world after giving up his mortal body at Pāṇḍarapura. Śrī Raṅga Purī, a disciple of Śrī Mādhavendra Purī and godbrother of Īśvara Purī, disclosed this important news to Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu.