CC Madhya 20.271
Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta - Madhya-līlā - Chapter 20: Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Instructs Sanātana Gosvāmī in the Science of the Absolute Truth
- māyāra ye dui vṛtti—‘māyā’ āra ‘pradhāna’
- ‘māyā’ nimitta-hetu, viśvera upādāna ‘pradhāna’
māyāra—of the material nature; ye—which; dui—two; vṛtti—functions; māyā—called māyā; āra—and; pradhāna—ingredients; māyā—the word māyā; nimitta-hetu—the efficient cause; viśvera—of the material universe; upādāna—ingredients; pradhāna—is called pradhāna.
“Māyā has two functions. One is called māyā, and the other is called pradhāna. Māyā refers to the efficient cause, and pradhāna refers to the ingredients that create the cosmic manifestation.
For a further explanation, see Adi-līlā, Chapter Five, verse 58.