sei purusa srsti-sthiti-pralayera karta
nana avatara kare, jagatera bharta
sei—that; purusa—the Personality of Godhead; srsti-sthiti-pralayera—of creation, maintenance and annihilation; karta—creator; nana—various; avatara—incarnations; kare—makes; jagatera—of the material world; bharta—maintainer.
That purusa [Ksirodakasayi Visnu] is the performer of creation, maintenance and destruction. He manifests Himself in many incarnations, for He is the maintainer of the world.
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