TEXT 304
bhasvan yathasma-sakalesu nijesu tejah
sviyam kiyat prakatayaty api tadvad atra
brahma ya esa jagad-anda-vidhana-karta
govindam adi-purusam tam aham bhajami
SYNONYMS
bhasvan—the illuminating sun; yatha—as; asma-sakalesu—in various types of precious stones; nijesu—his own; tejah—brilliance; sviyam—his own; kiyat—to some extent; prakatayati—manifests; api—also; tadvat—similarly; atra—here; brahma—Lord Brahma; yah—who is; esah—the Lord; jagat-anda-vidhana-karta—becomes the chief of the universe; govindam adi-purusam—Lord Govinda, the original Supreme Personality of Godhead; tam—Him; aham—I; bhajami—worship.
TRANSLATION
" 'The sun manifests his brilliance in a gem, although it is stone. Similarly, the original Personality of Godhead, Govinda, manifests His special power in a pious living entity. Thus the living entity becomes Brahma and manages the affairs of the universe. Let me worship Govinda, the original Personality of Godhead.'
PURPORT
This is a quotation from Brahma-samhita (5.49).

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