prabhure nimantrana kari' ghare bhiksa dila
balabhadra-bhattacarye paka karaila
prabhure nimantrana kari'-inviting the Lord; ghare—at home; bhiksa dila—gave lunch; balabhadra-bhattacarye—Balabhadra Bhattacarya; paka karaila—he had cook.
Tapana Misra invited Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu to take lunch at his home, and he had Balabhadra Bhattacarya cook.
While at Varanasi (Benares), Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu stayed at the house of Tapana Misra. Near Tapana Misra's house was a bathing ghat known as Pancanadi-ghata. Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu used to take His bath daily at this ghat, and He used to see the temple of Bindu Madhava. Then He took His lunch at Tapana Misra's house. Near the Bindu Madhava temple is a big banyan tree, and it is said that after eating, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu used to rest beneath the tree. That banyan tree is still known today as Caitanya-vata. Gradually, due to changes in language, the name became Yatana-vata. The local people still call that place Yatana-vata.
Presently, beside a lane there is a tomb of Vallabhacarya, but there is no sign that Caitanya Mahaprabhu ever lived there. Vallabhacarya was also known as Mahaprabhu among his disciples. Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu probably lived at Yatana-vata, but there is no sign of Candrasekhara's or Tapana Misra's house, nor is there sign of the Mayavadi sannyasi Prakasananda Sarasvati, with whom Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu discussed Vedanta-sutra. A little distance from Yatana-vata is a temple of Gaura-Nityananda established by Sasibhusana Niyogi Mahasaya of Calcutta. This temple is now managed by the mother-in-law of Sasibhusana and his brother-in-law Narayana-candra Ghosh.
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