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CC Ādi 8.81

Text

vṛndāvana-dāsera pāda-padma kari’ dhyāna
tāṅra ājñā lañā likhi yāhāte kalyāṇa

Synonyms

vṛndāvana-dāsera — of Śrīla Vṛndāvana dāsa Ṭhākura; pāda-padma — lotus feet; kari’ — doing; dhyāna — meditation; tāṅra — his; ājñā — order; lañā — receiving; likhi — I write; yāhāte — in which permission; kalyāṇa — all auspiciousness.

Translation

I took permission from Śrīla Vṛndāvana dāsa Ṭhākura by praying at his lotus feet, and upon receiving his order I have attempted to write this auspicious literature.

Purport

Śrīla Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja Gosvāmī took permission not only from the Vaiṣṇavas and Madana-mohana but also from Vṛndāvana dāsa Ṭhākura, who is understood to be the Vyāsa of the pastimes of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu.