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CC Adi 5.81

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 81

sṛṣṭy-ādi-nimitte yei aṁśera avadhāna
sei ta’ aṁśere kahi ‘avatāra’ nāma


SYNONYMS

sṛṣṭi-ādi-nimitte—for the cause of creation, maintenance and annihilation; yei—which; aṁśera avadhāna—manifestation of the part; sei ta’—that certainly; aṁśere kahi—I speak about that plenary expansion; avatāra nāma—by the name “incarnation.”


TRANSLATION

That fragment of the Supreme Lord, known as the Mahā-puruṣa, appears for the purpose of creation, maintenance and annihilation and is called an incarnation.