|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 3: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu's Stay at the House of Advaita Ācārya|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 3.3
cabbiśa vatsara-śeṣa yei māgha-māsa
tāra śukla-pakṣe prabhu karilā sannyāsa
cabbiśa — twenty-fourth; vatsara — of the year; śeṣa — at the end; yei — that; māgha-māsa — the month of Māgha (January-February); tāra — of that; śukla-pakṣe — in the waxing period of the moon; prabhu — the Lord; karilā — accepted; sannyāsa — the sannyāsa order of life.
At the end of His twenty-fourth year, in the month of Māgha, Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu accepted the sannyāsa order during the waxing period of the moon.
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