ajna-mala pana amara ha-ila ananda
tahani karinu ei granthera arambha
ajna-mala—the garland of order; pana—receiving; amara—my; ha-ila—became; ananda—great pleasure; tahani—then and there; karinu—attempted; ei—this; granthera—of Sri Caitanya-caritamrta; arambha—beginning.
I was greatly pleased to have the garland signifying the order of the Lord, and then and there I commenced to write this book.
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