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    ऋषिरुवाच इति तासां स्वशक्तीनां सतीनामसमेत्य सः । प्रसुप्तलोकतन्त्राणां निशाम्य गतिमीश्वरः ।। ३-६-१ ।।

    The Ṛṣi Maitreya said: The Lord thus heard about the suspension of the progressive creative functions of the universe due to the noncombination of His potencies, such as the mahat-tattva. ।। 3-6-1 ।।

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    कालसञ्ज्ञां तदा देवीं बिभ्रच्छक्तिमुरुक्रमः । त्रयोविंशति तत्त्वानां गणं युगपदाविशत् ।। ३-६-२ ।।

    The Supreme Powerful Lord then simultaneously entered into the twenty-three elements with the goddess Kālī, His external energy, who alone amalgamates all the different elements. ।। 3-6-2 ।।

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    सोऽनुप्रविष्टो भगवांश्चेष्टारूपेण तं गणम् । भिन्नं संयोजयामास सुप्तं कर्म प्रबोधयन् ।। ३-६-३ ।।

    Thus when the Personality of Godhead entered into the elements by His energy, all the living entities were enlivened into different activities, just as one is engaged in his work after awakening from sleep. ।। 3-6-3 ।।

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    प्रबुद्धकर्मा दैवेन त्रयोविंशतिको गणः । प्रेरितोऽजनयत्स्वाभिर्मात्राभिरधिपूरुषम् ।। ३-६-४ ।।

    When the twenty-three principal elements were set in action by the will of the Supreme, the gigantic universal form, or the viśvarūpa body of the Lord, came into existence. ।। 3-6-4 ।।

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    परेण विशता स्वस्मिन्मात्रया विश्वसृग्गणः । चुक्षोभान्योन्यमासाद्य यस्मिन् लोकाश्चराचराः ।। ३-६-५ ।।

    As the Lord, in His plenary portion, entered into the elements of the universal creation, they transformed into the gigantic form in which all the planetary systems and all movable and immovable creations rest. ।। 3-6-5 ।।