TEXT 141
bālāgra-śata-bhāgasya
śatadhā kalpitasya ca
bhāgo jīvaḥ sa vijñeya
iti cāha parā śrutiḥ
SYNONYMS
bāla-agra—the tip of a hair; śata-bhāgasya—of one hundredth; śata-dhā—into one hundred parts; kalpitasya—divided; ca—and; bhāgaḥ—minute portion; jīvaḥ—the living entity; saḥ—that; vijñeyaḥ—to be understood; iti—thus; ca—and; āha—have said; parā—chief; śrutiḥ—Vedic mantras.
TRANSLATION
" 'If we divide the tip of a hair into one hundred parts and then take one part and divide this into another one hundred parts, that ten-thousandth part is the dimension of the living entity. This is the verdict of the chief Vedic mantras.'
PURPORT
The first three padas of this verse from the Pañcadaśī Citradīpa (81) are taken from the Śvetāśvatara Upaniṣad (5.9).

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