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SB 3.11.23

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 23

niśāvasāna ārabdho
loka-kalpo 'nuvartate
yāvad dinaṁ bhagavato
manūn bhuñjaṁś catur-daśa


SYNONYMS

niśā—night; avasāne—termination; ārabdhaḥ—beginning from; loka-kalpaḥ—further creation of the three worlds; anuvartate—follows; yāvat—until; dinam—the daytime; bhagavataḥ—of the lord (Brahmā); manūn—the Manus; bhuñjan—existing through; catuḥ-daśa—fourteen.


TRANSLATION

After the end of Brahmā's night, the creation of the three worlds begins again in the daytime of Brahmā, and they continue to exist through the life durations of fourteen consecutive Manus, or fathers of mankind.


PURPORT

At the end of the life of each Manu there are shorter dissolutions also.



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