|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 1: The Later Pastimes of Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 1.249
vṛndāvana haite yadi nīlācale āilā
āṭhāra varṣa tāhāń vāsa, kāhāń nāhi gelā
vṛndāvana haite — from Vṛndāvana; yadi — though; nīlācale — to Jagannātha Purī; āilā — came back; āṭhāra — eighteen; varṣa — years; tāhāń — at Jagannātha Purī; vāsa — residence; kāhāń — anywhere; nāhi — not; gelā — went.
When the Lord returned to Jagannātha Purī from Vṛndāvana, He remained there and did not go anywhere else for eighteen years.
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