1. 11

    सद्वितीयाः किमसृजन् स्वतन्त्रा उत कर्मसु । आहोस्वित्संहताः सर्व इदं स्म समकल्पयन् ।। ३-२०-११ ।।

    Did they evolve the creation in conjunction with their respective wives, did they remain independent in their action, or did they all jointly produce it? ।। 3-20-11 ।।

  2. 12

    मैत्रेय उवाच दैवेन दुर्वितर्क्येण परेणानिमिषेण च । जातक्षोभाद्भगवतो महानासीद्गुणत्रयात् ।। ३-२०-१२ ।।

    Maitreya said: When the equilibrium of the combination of the three modes of nature was agitated by the unseen activity of the living entity, by Mahā-Viṣṇu and by the force of time, the total material elements were produced. ।। 3-20-12 ।।

  3. 13

    रजःप्रधानान् महतस्त्रिलिङ्गो दैवचोदितात् । जातः ससर्ज भूतादिर्वियदादीनि पञ्चशः ।। ३-२०-१३ ।।

    As impelled by the destiny of the jīva, the false ego, which is of three kinds, evolved from the mahat-tattva, in which the element of rajas predominates. From the ego, in turn, evolved many groups of five principles. ।। 3-20-13 ।।

  4. 14

    तानि चैकैकशः स्रष्टुमसमर्थानि भौतिकम् । संहत्य दैवयोगेन हैममण्डमवासृजन् ।। ३-२०-१४ ।।

    Separately unable to produce the material universe, they combined with the help of the energy of the Supreme Lord and were able to produce a shining egg. ।। 3-20-14 ।।

  5. 15

    सोऽशयिष्टाब्धिसलिले आण्डकोशो निरात्मकः । साग्रं वै वर्षसाहस्रमन्ववात्सीत्तमीश्वरः‌ ।। ३-२०-१५ ।।

    For over one thousand years the shiny egg lay on the waters of the Causal Ocean in the lifeless state. Then the Lord entered it as Garbhodakaśāyī Viṣṇu. ।। 3-20-15 ।।