1. 41

    पूर्तेन तपसा यज्ञैर्दानैर्योगसमाधिना । राद्धं निःश्रेयसं पुंसां मत्प्रीतिस्तत्त्वविन्मतम् ।। ३-९-४१ ।।

    It is the opinion of expert transcendentalists that the ultimate goal of performing all traditional good works, penances, sacrifices, charities, mystic activities, trances, etc., is to invoke My satisfaction. ।। 3-9-41 ।।

  2. 42

    अहमात्माऽऽत्मनां धातः प्रेष्ठः सन् प्रेयसामपि । अतो मयि रतिं कुर्याद्देहादिर्यत्कृते प्रियः ।। ३-९-४२ ।।

    I am the Supersoul of every individual. I am the supreme director and the dearest. People are wrongly attached to the gross and subtle bodies, but they should be attached to Me only. ।। 3-9-42 ।।

  3. 43

    सर्ववेदमयेनेदमात्मनाऽऽत्माऽऽत्मयोनिना । प्रजाः सृज यथा पूर्वं याश्च मय्यनुशेरते ।। ३-९-४३ ।।

    By following My instructions you can now generate the living entities as before, by dint of your complete Vedic wisdom and the body you have directly received from Me, the supreme cause of everything. ।। 3-9-43 ।।

  4. 44

    मैत्रेय उवाच तस्मा एवं जगत्स्रष्ट्रे प्रधानपुरुषेश्वरः । व्यज्येदं स्वेन रूपेण कञ्जनाभस्तिरोदधे ।। ३-९-४४ ।।

    The sage Maitreya said: After instructing Brahmā, the creator of the universe, to expand, the primeval Lord, the Personality of Godhead in His personal form as Nārāyaṇa, disappeared. ।। 3-9-44 ।।