TEXT 271
mayara ye dui vrtti--'maya' ara 'pradhana'
'maya' nimitta-hetu, visvera upadana 'pradhana'
SYNONYMS
mayara—of the material nature; ye—which; dui—two; vrtti—functions; maya—called maya; ara—and; pradhana—ingredients; maya—the word ma-ya; nimitta-hetu—the efficient cause; visvera—of the material universe; upadana—ingredients; pradhana—is called pradhana.
TRANSLATION
"Maya has two functions. One is called maya, and the other is called pradhana. Maya refers to the efficient cause, and pradhana refers to the ingredients that create the cosmic manifestation.
PURPORT
For a further explanation, see Adi-lila, Chapter Five, verse 58.

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