akasadira guna yena para-para bhute
dui-tina krame bade panca prthivite
akasa-adiraof the sky, air and so on; gunathe qualities; yenajust as; para-paraone after another; bhutein the material elements; dui-tinatwo and then three; krameby gradations; badeincrease; pancaall five; prthivitein earth.
"The qualities in the material elements-sky, air, fire, water and earth-increase one after another by a gradual process of one, two and three, and at the last stage, in the element earth, all five qualities are completely visible.

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