TEXT 52
e sabhara darsanete ache maya-gandha
turiya krsnera nahi mayara sambandha
SYNONYMS
e—this; sabhara—of the assembly; darsanete—in seeing; ache—there is; maya-gandha—connection with maya; turiya—the fourth; krsnera—of Lord Krsna; nahi—there is not; mayara—of the material energy; sambandha—connection.
TRANSLATION
"Superficially we see that these purusas have a relationship with maya, but above them, in the fourth dimension, is Lord Krsna, who has no contact with the material energy.
PURPORT
The three purusas-Karanodakasayi Visnu, Garbhodakasayi Visnu and Ksirodakasayi Visnu-all have a relationship with the material energy, called maya, because through maya They create the material cosmos. These three purusas, who lie on the Karana, Garbha and Ksira oceans, are the Supersoul of everything that be: Karanodakasayi Visnu is the Supersoul of the collective universes, Garbhodakasayi Visnu is the Supersoul of the collective living beings, and Ksirodakasayi Visnu is the Supersoul of all individual living entities. Because all of Them are somehow attracted to the affairs of the material energy, They can be said to have some affection for maya. But the transcendental position of Sri Krsna Himself is not even slightly tinged by maya. His transcendental state is called turiya, or the fourth-dimensional stage.

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