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CC Madhya 6.165 (1975)

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

TEXT 165

apareyam itas tv anyāṁ
prakṛtiṁ viddhi me parām
jīva-bhūtāṁ mahā-bāho
yayedaṁ dhāryate jagat


aparā—inferior; iyam—this; itaḥ—from this; tu—but; anyām—another; prakṛtim—nature; viddhi—know; me—My; parām—transcendental; jīva-bhūtām—existing as the living entities; mahā-bāho—O mighty-armed one; yayā—by which; idam—this; dhāryate—is sustained; jagat—material world.


" 'Besides these inferior energies, which are material, there is another energy, a spiritual energy, and this is the living being, O mighty-armed one. The entire material world is sustained by the living entities.'


Verses 164 and 165 are quotations from the Bhagavad-gītā (7.4-5).