jagat-kāraṇa nahe prakṛti jaḍa-rūpā
śakti sañcāriyā tāre kṛṣṇa kare kṛpā
jagat—of the material world; kāraṇa—the cause; nahe—cannot be; prakṛti—the material nature; jaḍa-rūpā—dull, without action; śakti—energy; sañcāriyā—infusing; tāre—unto the dull material nature; kṛṣṇa—Lord Kṛṣṇa; kare—shows; kṛpā—mercy.
Because prakṛti is dull and inert, it cannot actually be the cause of the material world. But Lord Kṛṣṇa shows His mercy by infusing His energy into the dull, inert material nature.
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