krsna--karta, maya tanra karena sahaya
ghatera karana--cakra-dandadi upaya
krsna—Lord Krsna; karta—the creator; maya—material energy; tanra—His; karena—does; sahaya—assistance; ghatera karana—the cause of the earthen pot; cakra-danda-adi—the wheel, the rod, and so on; upaya—instruments.
Lord Krsna is the creator, and maya only helps Him as an instrument, just like the potter's wheel and other instruments, which are the instrumental causes of a pot.
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