yasyaika-nisvasita-kalam athavalambya
jivanti loma-vila-ja jagad-anda-nathah
visnur mahan sa iha yasya kala-viseso
govindam adi-purusam tam aham bhajami
yasyawhose; ekaone; nisvasitaof breath; kalamtime; athathus; avalambyataking shelter of; jivantilive; loma-vila-jahgrown from the hair holes; jagat-anda-nathahthe masters of the universes (the Brahmas); visnuh mahanthe Supreme Lord, Maha-Visnu; sahthat; ihahere; yasyawhose; kala-visesahparticular plenary portion or expansion; govindamLord Govinda; adi-purusamthe original person; tamHim; ahamI; bhajamiworship.
"The Brahmas and other lords of the mundane worlds appear from the pores of Maha-Visnu and remain alive for the duration of His one exhalation. I adore the primeval Lord, Govinda, of whom Maha-Visnu is a portion of a plenary portion."
This description of the Lord's creative energy is from the Brahma-samhita (5.48), which Lord Brahma compiled after his personal realization. When Maha-Visnu exhales, the spiritual seeds of the universes emanate from Him in the form of molecular particles like those that are visible, three times the size of an atom, when sunlight is diffused through a small hole. In these days of atomic research it will be a worthwhile engagement for atomic scientists to learn from this statement how the entire creation develops from the spiritual atoms emanating from the body of the Lord.

Link to this page: https://prabhupadabooks.com/cc/adi/5/71

Previous: Adi 5.70     Next: Adi 5.72

If you Love Me Distribute My Books -- Srila Prabhupada