|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 1: The Later Pastimes of Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 1.239
dina cāra kāśīte rahi' gelā vṛndāvana
mathurā dekhiyā dekhe dvādaśa kānana
dina cāra — only four days; kāśīte — at Benares; rahi' — remaining; gelā — started for; vṛndāvana — the holy place Vṛndāvana; mathurā — the holy place Mathurā; dekhiyā — after seeing; dekhe — visits; dvādaśa — twelve; kānana — forests.
Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu stayed at Benares only four days and then left for Vṛndāvana. After seeing the town of Mathurā, He visited the twelve forests.
Those who visit the Vṛndāvana area today also generally visit twelve places, known as the twelve forests. They start at Mathurā, where there is Kāmyavana. From there they go to Tālavana, Tamālavana, Madhuvana, Kusumavana, Bhāṇḍīravana, Bilvavana, Bhadravana, Khadiravana, Lohavana, Kumudavana and Gokulamahāvana.
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