TEXT 3
tasmin sva āśrame vyāso
badarī-ṣaṇḍa-maṇḍite
āsīno 'pa upaspṛśya
praṇidadhyau manaḥ svayam
SYNONYMS
tasmin—in that (āśrama); sve—own; āśrame—in the cottage; vyāsaḥ—Vyāsadeva; badarī—berry; ṣaṇḍa—trees; maṇḍite—surrounded by; āsīnaḥ—sitting; apaḥ upaspṛśya—touching water; praṇidadhyau—concentrated; manaḥ—the mind; svayam—himself.
TRANSLATION
In that place, Śrīla Vyāsadeva, in his own āśrama, which was surrounded by berry trees, sat down to meditate after touching water for purification.
PURPORT
Under instructions of his spiritual master Śrīla Nārada Muni, Vyāsadeva concentrated his mind in that transcendental place of meditation.

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