TEXT 373
jnana-sakty-adi-kala ya
yatravisto janardanah
ta avesa nigadyante
jiva eva mahattamah
jnana-sakti-adi-kalaya—by portions of the potencies of knowledge, devotional service, creation, personal service, ruling over the material world, carrying the different planets, and killing the rogues and miscreants; yatra—wherever; avistah—is entered; janardanah—the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Visnu; te—they; avesah—empowered; nigadyante—are called; jivah—living entities; eva—although; mahat-tamah—most exalted devotees.
" 'Whenever the Lord is present in someone by portions of His various potencies, the living entity representing the Lord is called saktyavesa-avatara-that is, an incarnation invested with special power.'
This verse is found in the Laghu-bhagavatamrta (1.18).

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