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    श्रीबादरायणिरुवाच अथैकदाऽऽत्मजौ प्राप्तौ कृतपादाभिवन्दनौ । वसुदेवोऽभिनन्द्याह प्रीत्या सङ्कर्षणाच्युतौ ।। १०-८५-१ ।।

    Śrī Bādarāyaṇi said: One day the two sons of Vasudeva — Saṅkarṣaṇa and Acyuta — came to pay him respects, bowing down at his feet. Vasudeva greeted Them with great affection and spoke to Them. ।। 10-85-1 ।।

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    मुनीनां स वचः श्रुत्वा पुत्रयोर्धामसूचकम् । तद्वीर्यैर्जातविश्रम्भः परिभाष्याभ्यभाषत ।। १०-८५-२ ।।

    Having heard the great sages’ words concerning the power of his two sons, and having seen Their valorous deeds, Vasudeva became convinced of Their divinity. Thus, addressing Them by name, he spoke to Them as follows. ।। 10-85-2 ।।

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    कृष्ण कृष्ण महायोगिन् सङ्कर्षण सनातन । जाने वामस्य यत्साक्षात्प्रधानपुरुषौ परौ ।। १०-८५-३ ।।

    [Vasudeva said:] O Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa, best of yogīs, O eternal Saṅkarṣaṇa! I know that You two are personally the source of universal creation and the ingredients of creation as well. ।। 10-85-3 ।।

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    यत्र येन यतो यस्य यस्मै यद्यद्यथा यदा । स्यादिदं भगवान् साक्षात्प्रधानपुरुषेश्वरः ।। १०-८५-४ ।।

    You are the Supreme Personality of Godhead, who manifest as the Lord of both nature and the creator of nature [Mahā-Viṣṇu]. Everything that comes into existence, however and whenever it does so, is created within You, by You, from You, for You and in relation to You. ।। 10-85-4 ।।

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    एतन्नानाविधं विश्वमात्मसृष्टमधोक्षज । आत्मनानुप्रविश्यात्मन् प्राणो जीवो बिभर्ष्यज ।। १०-८५-५ ।।

    O transcendental Lord, from Yourself You created this entire variegated universe, and then You entered within it in Your personal form as the Supersoul. In this way, O unborn Supreme Soul, as the life force and consciousness of everyone, You maintain the creation. ।। 10-85-5 ।।