TEXT 181
svagamaih kalpitais tvam ca
janan mad-vimukhan kuru
mam ca gopaya yena syat
srstir esottarottara
sva-agamaih—with your own theses; kalpitaih—imagined; tvam—you; ca—also; janan—the people in general; mat-vimukhan—averse to Me and addicted to fruitive activities and speculative knowledge; kuru—make; mam—Me, the Supreme Personality of Godhead; ca—and; gopaya—just cover; yena—by which; syat—there may be; srstih—material advancement; esa—this; uttara-uttara—more and more.
" '[Addressing Lord Siva, the Supreme Personality of Godhead said,] Please make the general populace averse to Me by imagining your own interpretation of the Vedas. Also, cover Me in such a way that people will take more interest in advancing material civilization just to propagate a population bereft of spiritual knowledge.'
This is a quotation from the Padma Purana, Uttara-khanda (62.31).

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