TEXT 117
tahani karila kurma-purana sravana
maya-sita nileka ravana, tahate likhana
SYNONYMS
tahani—there; karila—did; kurma-purana—of the Kurma Purana; sravana—hearing; maya-sita—a false Sita; nileka—kidnapped; ravana—by Ravana; tahate—in that book; likhana—it is stated.
TRANSLATION
At Ramesvara, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu had a chance to read the Kurma Purana, in which He discovered that the form of Sita kidnapped by Ravana was not that of the real Sita but a mere shadow representation.
PURPORT
The Kurma Purana states that this shadowy Sita was placed into a fire as a test of chastity. It was Maya-sita who entered the fire and the real Sita who came out of the fire.

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