|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 9: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu's Travels to the Holy Places|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 9.78
kumbhakarṇa-kapāle dekhi' sarovara
śiva-kṣetre śiva dekhe gaurāńga-sundara
kumbhakarṇa-kapāle — at Kumbhakarṇa-kapāla; dekhi' — after seeing; sarovara — the lake; śiva-kṣetre — at Śiva-kṣetra; śiva — Lord Śiva; dekhe — sees; gaurāńga-sundara — Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu.
At Kumbhakarṇa-kapāla, Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu saw a great lake and then the holy place named Śiva-kṣetra, where a temple of Lord Śiva is located.
Kumbhakarṇa is the name of the brother of Rāvaṇa. At the present moment the city of Kumbhakarṇa-kapāla is known as Kumbhakonam; it is situated twenty-four miles northeast of the city of Tanjore. There are twelve temples of Lord Śiva located at Kumbhakonam, as well as four Viṣṇu temples and one temple of Lord Brahmā. Śiva-kṣetra, within the city of Tanjore, is situated near a big lake known as Śiva-gańgā. At this place is a large temple of Lord Śiva known as Bṛhatīśvara-śiva-mandira.
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