Adi-lilaChapter 8: The Author Receives the Orders of Krishna and Guru

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Sri Caitanya Caritamrita Adi 8.81

vrindavana-dasera pada-padma kari' dhyana

tanra ajna lana likhi yahate kalyana

SYNONYMS

vrindavana-dasera -- of Srila Vrindavana dasa Thakura; pada-padma -- lotus feet; kari' -- doing; dhyana -- meditation; tanra -- his; ajna -- order; lana -- receiving; likhi -- I write; yahate -- in which permission; kalyana -- all auspiciousness.

TRANSLATION

I took permission from Srila Vrindavana dasa Thakura by praying at his lotus feet, and upon receiving his order I have attempted to write this auspicious literature.

PURPORT

Srila Krishnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami took permission not only from the Vaishnavas and Madana-mohana but also from Vrindavana dasa Thakura, who is understood to be the Vyasa of the pastimes of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.

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