ājñā-mālā pāñā āmāra ha-ila ānanda
tāhāṅi karinu ei granthera ārambha
ājñā-mālā—the garland of order; pāñā—receiving; āmāra—my; ha-ila—became; ānanda—great pleasure; tāhāṅi—then and there; karinu—attempted; ei—this; granthera—of Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta; ārambha—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.
Link to this page: https://prabhupadabooks.com/cc/adi/8/77