SB 1.7.3

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.