ṣoḍaśa vatsara kaila antaraṅga-sevana
svarūpera antardhāne āilā vṛndāvana
ṣoḍaśa—sixteen; vatsara—years; kaila—did; antaraṅga—confidential; sevana—service; svarūpera—of Svarūpa Dāmodara; antardhāne—disappearance; āilā—came; vṛndāvana—to Vṛndāvana.
He rendered confidential service to the Lord for sixteen years at Jagannātha Purī, and after the disappearance of both the Lord and Svarūpa Dāmodara, he left Jagannātha Purī and went to Vṛndāvana.
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