tasmin sva asrame vyaso
asino ’pa upasprsya
pranidadhyau manah svayam
Translation by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada:
In that place, Srila Vyasadeva, in his own asrama, which was surrounded by berry trees, sat down to meditate after touching water for purification.
Purport by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada:
Under instructions of his spiritual master Srila Narada Muni, Vyasadeva concentrated his mind in that transcendental place of meditation.