TEXT 282
tatha haite pandarapure aila gauracandra
viththala-thakura dekhi' paila ananda
tatha haitefrom there; pandara-pureto Pandarapura; ailacame; gauracandraLord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu; viththala-thakurathe Deity known as Viththala; dekhi'-seeing; pailagot; anandagreat happiness.
From there Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu went to Pandarapura, where He happily saw the temple of Viththala Thakura.
This city of Pandarapura is situated on the river Bhima. It is said that Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu initiated Tukarama when He visited Pandarapura. This Tukarama Acarya became very famous in the Maharashtra province, and he spread the sankirtana movement all over the province. The sankirtana party belonging to Tukarama is still very popular in Bombay and throughout the province of Maharashtra. Tukarama was a disciple of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, and his book is known as Abhanga. His sankirtana party exactly resembles the Gaudiya-Vaisnava sankirtana parties, for they chant the holy name of the Lord with mrdanga and karatalas.
The Lord Viththaladeva mentioned in this verse is a form of Lord Visnu with four hands. He is Narayana.

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