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CC Madhya 9.316 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 316

prabhu āsi' kaila pampā-sarovare snāna
pañcavaṭī āsi, tāhāṅ karila viśrāma


SYNONYMS

prabhu—Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; āsi'-coming; kaila—did; pampā-sarovare—in the lake known as Pampā; snāna—bathing; pañcavaṭī āsi—then coming to Pañcavaṭī; tāhāṅ—there; karila—took; viśrāma—rest.


TRANSLATION

Eventually Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu arrived at a lake known as Pampā, where He took His bath. He then went to a place called Pañcavaṭī, where He rested.


PURPORT

According to some, the old name of the Tuṅgabhadrā River was Pambā. According to others, Vijaya-nagara, the capital of the state, was known as Pampātīrtha. Yet according to others, the lake near Anāguṇḍi, in the direction of Hyderabad, is Pampā-sarovara. The river Tuṅgabhadrā also flows through there. There are many different opinions about the lake called Pampā-sarovara.