maya-amse kahi tare nimitta-karana
seha nahe, yate karta-hetu--narayana
maya-amse—to the other portion of the material nature; kahi—I say; tare—unto her; nimitta-karana—immediate cause; seha nahe—that cannot be; yate—because; karta-hetu—the original cause; narayana—Lord Narayana.
The maya aspect of material nature is the immediate cause of the cosmic manifestation. But it also cannot be the real cause, for the original cause is Lord Narayana.
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