sṛṣṭy-ādi-nimitte yei aṁśera avadhāna
sei ta' aṁśere kahi 'avatāra' nāma
sṛṣṭi-ādi-nimitte—for the cause of creation, maintenance and annihilation; yei—which; aṁśera avadhāna—manifestation of the part; sei ta'-that certainly; aṁśere kahi—I speak about that plenary expansion; avatāra nāma—by the name "incarnation."
That fragment of the Mahā-puruṣa who appears for the purpose of creation, maintenance and annihilation is called an incarnation.
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