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CC Madhya 13.23

Text

pañca-daśa dina īśvara mahā-lakṣmī lañā
tāṅra saṅge krīḍā kaila nibhṛte vasiyā

Synonyms

pañca-daśa dina — fifteen days; īśvara — the Lord; mahā-lakṣmī — the supreme goddess of fortune; lañā — with; tāṅra saṅge — in her company; krīḍā — enjoyment; kaila — performed; nibhṛte — in a solitary place; vasiyā — sitting.

Translation

For fifteen days the Lord had remained in a secluded place with the supreme goddess of fortune and had performed His pastimes with her.

Purport

The fifteen-day period of anavasara is also called nibhṛta, in honor of the solitary place where the supreme goddess of fortune lives. After living there a fortnight, Lord Jagannātha took permission from the goddess of fortune to leave.