CC Adi 1.65-66

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Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta - Ādi-līlā - Chapter 1: The Spiritual Masters
Ādi-līlā 1.64 Ādi-līlā 1.64 - Ādi-līlā 1.67 Ādi-līlā 1.67
His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXTS 65-66

īśvarera avatāra e-tina prakāra
aṁśa-avatāra, āra guṇa-avatāra
śaktyāveśa-avatāra—tṛtīya e-mata
aṁśa-avatāra—puruṣa-matsyādika yata


SYNONYMS

īśvarera—of the Supreme Lord; avatāra—incarnations; e-tina—these three; prakāra—kinds; aṁśa-avatāra—partial incarnations; āra—and; guṇa-avatāra—qualitative incarnations; śakti-āveśa-avatāra—empowered incarnations; tṛtīya—the third; e-mata—thus; aṁśa-avatāra—partial incarnations; puruṣa—the three puruṣa incarnations; matsya—the fish incarnation; ādika—and so on; yata—all.


TRANSLATION

There are three categories of incarnations of Godhead: partial incarnations, qualitative incarnations and empowered incarnations. The puruṣas and Matsya are examples of partial incarnations.


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