TEXT 113
śaktayaḥ sarva-bhāvānām
acintya-jñāna-gocarāḥ
yato 'to brahmaṇas tās tu
sargādyā bhāva-śaktayaḥ
bhavanti tapatāṁ śreṣṭha
pāvakasya yathoṣṇatā
SYNONYMS
śaktayaḥ—energies; sarva-bhāvānām—of all types of creation; acintya—inconceivable; jñāna-gocarāḥ—by the range of man's knowledge; yataḥ—from whom; ataḥ—therefore; brahmaṇaḥ—from the Absolute Truth; tāḥ—those; tu—but; sarga-ādyāḥ—bringing about creation, maintenance and annihilation; bhāva-śaktayaḥ—the creative energies; bhavanti—are; tapatām—of all the ascetics; śreṣṭha—O chief; pāvakasya—of fire; yathā—as; uṣṇatā—heat.
TRANSLATION
" 'All the creative energies, which are inconceivable to a common man, exist in the Supreme Absolute Truth. These inconceivable energies act in the process of creation, maintenance and annihilation. O chief of the ascetics, just as there are two energies possessed by fire-namely heat and light-these inconceivable creative energies are the natural characteristics of the Absolute Truth.'
PURPORT
This is a quotation from the Viṣṇu Purāṇa (1.3.2).

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