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CC Madhya 20.294

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 294

tṛṭīya-puruṣa viṣṇu—‘guṇa-avatāra’
dui avatāra-bhitara gaṇanā tāṅhāra


SYNONYMS

tṛtīya-puruṣa—the third Personality; viṣṇu—Lord Viṣṇu; guṇa-avatāra—the incarnation of the material quality of goodness; dui avatāra-bhitara—within the two incarnations; gaṇanā tāṅhāra—He is designated.


TRANSLATION

“The third expansion of Viṣṇu is Kṣīrodakaśāyī Viṣṇu, who is the incarnation of the quality of goodness. He is to be counted within both types of incarnations [puruṣa-avatāras and guṇa-avatāras].