TEXT 134
pratah-kale akrure asi' randhana kariya
prabhure bhiksa dena salagrame samarpiya
SYNONYMS
pratah-kale—in the morning; akrure—to Akrura-tirtha; asi'-coming; randhana kariya—cooking; prabhure—unto Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu; bhiksa dena—offer lunch; salagrame samarpiya—after offering to the salagrama-sila.
TRANSLATION
In the morning they would come to Akrura-tirtha and cook food. After offering it to the salagrama-sila, they offered it to Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.
PURPORT
There are brahmanas known as panca-gauda-brahmanas who come from five places in northern India, and there are brahmanas known as panca-daksinatya-brahmanas who come from five places in southern India. In northern India the places are Kanyakubja, Sarasvata, Gauda, Maithila and Utkala. In southern India the places are Andhra, Karnata, Gurjara, Dravida and Maharastra. The brahmanas from these places are considered to be very strict followers of the Vedic principles, and they are accepted as pure brahmanas. They strictly observe Vedic principles and are not polluted by tantric misdeeds. All of these brahmanas respectfully invited Caitanya Mahaprabhu for lunch.

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