TEXT 78
yadyapi kahiye tāṅre kṛṣṇera 'kalā' kari
matsya-kūrmādy-avatārera tiṅho avatārī
SYNONYMS
yadyapi—although; kahiye—I say; tāṅre—to Him; kṛṣṇera—of Lord Kṛṣṇa; kalā—part of the part; kari—making; matsya—the fish incarnation; kūrma-ādi—the tortoise incarnation and others; avatārera—of all these incarnations; tiṅho—He; avatārī—the original source.
TRANSLATION
Although Kṣīrodaśāyī Viṣṇu is called a kalā of Lord Kṛṣṇa, He is the source of Matsya, Kūrma and the other incarnations.

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