TEXT 94
santipure acaryera grhe agamana
prathama bhiksa kaila tahan, ratre sankirtana
SYNONYMS
santipure—in the city of Santipura; acaryera—of Advaita Acarya; grhe—to the home; agamana—coming; prathama—first; bhiksa—accepting alms; kaila—did; tahan—there; ratre—at night; sankirtana—performance of congregational chanting.
TRANSLATION
After three days, Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu came to the house of Advaita Acarya at Santipura and accepted alms there. This was His first acceptance of alms. At night He performed congregational chanting there.
PURPORT
It appears that in His transcendental ecstasy, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu forgot to eat for three continuous days. He was then misled by Nityananda Prabhu, who said that the river Ganges was the Yamuna. Because the Lord was in the ecstasy of going to Vrndavana, He was engladdened to see the Yamuna, although in actuality the river was the Ganges. In this way the Lord was brought to the house of Advaita Prabhu at Santipura after three days, and He accepted food there. As long as the Lord remained there, He saw His mother, Sacidevi, and every night executed congregational chanting with all the devotees.

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