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CC Madhya 6.153 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 153

svābhāvika tina śakti yei brahme haya
'niḥśaktika' kari' tāṅre karaha niścaya?


SYNONYMS

svābhāvika—by nature; tina—three; śakti—potencies; yei—which; brahme—in the Absolute Truth; haya—there are; niḥśaktika—without potency; kari'-making; tāṅre—Him; karaha—you do; niścaya—proof.


TRANSLATION

The Supreme Personality of Godhead has three primary potencies. Are you trying to prove that He has no potencies?


PURPORT

Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu now quotes four verses from the Viṣṇu Purāṇa (6.7.61-63 and 1.12.69) to explain the different potencies of the Lord.