alpa-kāle hailā pañjī-ṭīkāte pravīṇa
cira-kālera paḍuyā jine ha-iyā navīna
alpa-kāle—within a very short time; hailā—became; pañjī-ṭīkāte—in the commentary on grammar named Pañjī-ṭīkā; pravīṇa—very expert; cira-kālera—all older; paḍuyā—students; jine—conquers; ha-iyā—being; navīna—their junior.
He soon became so expert in commenting on the Pañjī-ṭīkā that He could win victory over all the other students, although He was a neophyte.
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