1. 16

    प्रभावं पौरुषं प्राहुः कालमेके यतो भयम् । अहङ्कारविमूढस्य कर्तुः प्रकृतिमीयुषः ।। ३-२६-१६ ।।

    The influence of the Supreme Personality of Godhead is felt in the time factor, which causes fear of death due to the false ego of the deluded soul who has contacted material nature. ।। 3-26-16 ।।

  2. 17

    प्रकृतेर्गुणसाम्यस्य निर्विशेषस्य मानवि । चेष्टा यतः स भगवान् काल इत्युपलक्षितः ।। ३-२६-१७ ।।

    My dear mother, O daughter of Svāyambhuva Manu, the time factor, as I have explained, is the Supreme Personality of Godhead, from whom the creation begins as a result of the agitation of the neutral, unmanifested nature. ।। 3-26-17 ।।

  3. 18

    अन्तः पुरुषरूपेण कालरूपेण यो बहिः । समन्वेत्येष सत्त्वानां भगवानात्ममायया ।। ३-२६-१८ ।।

    By exhibiting His potencies, the Supreme Personality of Godhead adjusts all these different elements, keeping Himself within as the Supersoul and without as time. ।। 3-26-18 ।।

  4. 19

    दैवात्क्षुभितधर्मिण्यां स्वस्यां योनौ परः पुमान् आधत्त वीर्यं सासूत महत्तत्त्वं हिरण्मयम् ।। ३-२६-१९ ।।

    After the Supreme Personality of Godhead impregnates material nature with His internal potency, material nature delivers the sum total of the cosmic intelligence, which is known as Hiraṇmaya. This takes place in material nature when she is agitated by the destinations of the conditioned souls. ।। 3-26-19 ।।

  5. 20

    विश्वमात्मगतं व्यञ्जन् कूटस्थो जगदङ्कुरः । स्वतेजसापिबत्तीव्रमात्मप्रस्वापनं तमः ।। ३-२६-२० ।।

    Thus, after manifesting variegatedness, the effulgent mahat-tattva, which contains all the universes within itself, which is the root of all cosmic manifestations and which is not destroyed at the time of annihilation, swallows the darkness that covered the effulgence at the time of dissolution. ।। 3-26-20 ।।