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CC Madhya 1.16

Text

cabbiśa vatsara śeṣe yei māgha-māsa
tāra śukla-pakṣe prabhu karilā sannyāsa

Synonyms

cabbiśa vatsara — of those twenty-four years; śeṣe — at the end; yei — which; māgha-māsa — the month of Māgha (January-February); tāra — of that month; śukla-pakṣe — during the fortnight of the waxing moon; prabhu — the Lord; karilā — accepted; sannyāsa — the renounced order of life.

Translation

At the end of His twenty-fourth year, in the month of Māgha, during the fortnight of the waxing moon, the Lord accepted the renounced order of life, sannyāsa.