Srimad Bhagavatam 01.07.03 - Inner meaning of Dusshera (download mp3)
by Shubha Vilas Prabhu at ISKCON Chowpatty
tasmin sva āśrame vyāso
āsīno ’pa upaspṛśya
praṇidadhyau manaḥ svayam
In that place, Śrīla Vyāsadeva, in his own āśrama, which was surrounded by berry trees, sat down to meditate after touching water for purification.
Under instructions of his spiritual master Śrīla Nārada Muni, Vyāsadeva concentrated his mind in that transcendental place of meditation.