TEXT 134
prātaḥ-kāle akrūre āsi' randhana kariyā
prabhure bhikṣā dena śālagrāme samarpiyā
SYNONYMS
prātaḥ-kāle—in the morning; akrūre—to Akrūra-tīrtha; āsi'-coming; randhana kariyā—cooking; prabhure—unto Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; bhikṣā dena—offer lunch; śālagrāme samarpiyā—after offering to the śālagrāma-śilā.
TRANSLATION
In the morning they would come to Akrūra-tīrtha and cook food. After offering it to the śālagrāma-śilā, they offered it to Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu.
PURPORT
There are brāhmaṇas known as pañca-gauḍa-brāhmaṇas who come from five places in northern India, and there are brāhmaṇas known as pañca-dākṣiṇātya-brāhmaṇas who come from five places in southern India. In northern India the places are Kānyakubja, Sārasvata, Gauḍa, Maithila and Utkala. In southern India the places are Āndhra, Karṇāta, Gurjara, Drāviḍa and Mahārāṣṭra. The brāhmaṇas from these places are considered to be very strict followers of the Vedic principles, and they are accepted as pure brāhmaṇas. They strictly observe Vedic principles and are not polluted by tantric misdeeds. All of these brāhmaṇas respectfully invited Caitanya Mahāprabhu for lunch.

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