vṛndāvana haite yadi nīlācale āilā
āṭhāra varṣa tāhāṅ vāsa, kāhāṅ nāhi gelā
vṛndāvana haite—from Vṛndāvana; yadi—though; nīlācale—to Jagannātha Purī; āilā—came back; āṭhāra—eighteen; varṣa—years; tāhāṅ—at Jagannātha Purī; vāsa—residence; kāhāṅ—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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