- bhūta-sargas tṛtīyas tu
- tan-mātro dravya-śaktimān
- caturtha aindriyaḥ sargo
- yas tu jñāna-kriyātmakaḥ
bhūta-sargaḥ—creation of matter; tṛtīyaḥ—is the third; tu—but; tat-mātraḥ—sense perception; dravya—of the elements; śaktimān—generator; caturthaḥ—the fourth; aindriyaḥ—in the matter of the senses; sargaḥ—creation; yaḥ—that which; tu—but; jñāna—knowledge-acquiring; kriyā—working; ātmakaḥ—basically.
The sense perceptions are created in the third creation, and from these the elements are generated. The fourth creation is the creation of knowledge and of working capacity.