TEXT 133
bhagavan eka asedam
agra atmatmanam vibhuh
atmecchanugatav atma
bhagavanthe Supreme Personality of Godhead; ekahonly; asawas; idamthis universe; agrebefore (before the creation of this cosmic manifestation); atmathe living force; atmanamof all the living entities; vibhuhthe Supreme Lord; atmaof the Supreme; icchathe will; anugatauaccording to; atmathe Supersoul; ananamati-upalaksanahwho is not realized by persons having many angles of vision.
" 'Before the cosmic manifestation was created, the creative propensity was merged in His person. At that time all potencies and manifestations were preserved in the personality of the Supreme Lord. The Lord is the cause of all causes, and He is the all-pervading, self-sufficient person. Before the creation, He existed with His spiritual potency in the spiritual world, wherein various Vaikuntha planets are manifest.'
This is a quotation from Srimad-Bhagavatam (3.5.23).

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