TEXT 250
prathamei kare kṛṣṇa 'puruṣāvatāra'
seita puruṣa haya trividha prakāra
SYNONYMS
prathamei—in the beginning; kare—does; kṛṣṇa—Lord Kṛṣṇa; puruṣa-avatāra—the incarnation of the three Viṣṇus (Mahā-Viṣṇu, Garbhodakaśāyī Viṣṇu and Kṣīrodakaśāyī Viṣṇu); seita—that; puruṣaViṣṇu; haya—becomes; tri-vidha pra-kāra—three different manifestations.
TRANSLATION
"In the beginning, Kṛṣṇa incarnates Himself as puruṣa-avatāras, or Viṣṇu incarnations. These are of three types.
PURPORT
Up to this verse, the many types of expansions have been described. Now the manifestations of the Lord's different potencies will be described.

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