TEXT 222
ei-mata cali' prabhu 'prayaga' aila
dasa-dina trivenite makara-snana kaila
SYNONYMS
ei-mata—in this way; cali'-walking; prabhu—Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu; prayaga—the holy place named Prayaga; aila—reached; dasa-dina—ten days; trivenite—at the confluence of the Rivers Ganges and Yamuna; makara-snana kaila—bathed during the festival of Makara, or Magha-mela.
TRANSLATION
Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu finally arrived at Prayaga and for ten successive days bathed in the confluence of the Rivers Yamuna and Ganges during the festival of Makara-sankranti [Magha-mela].
PURPORT
Actually the word triveni indicates the confluence of three rivers-namely the Ganges, Yamuna and Sarasvati. Presently the Sarasvati River is not visible, but the River Ganges and the River Yamuna merge at Allahabad.

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