TEXT 15
so ’śayiṣṭābdhi-salile
āṇḍakośo nirātmakaḥ
sāgraṁ vai varṣa-sāhasram
anvavātsīt tam īśvaraḥ
SYNONYMS
saḥ—it; aśayiṣṭa—lay; abdhi-salile—on the waters of the Causal Ocean; āṇḍa-kośaḥ—egg; nirātmakaḥ—in an unconscious state; sāgram—a little more than; vai—in fact; varṣa-sāhasram—a thousand years; anvavātsīt—became situated; tam—in the egg; īśvaraḥ—the Lord.
TRANSLATION
For over one thousand years the shiny egg lay on the waters of the Causal Ocean in the lifeless state. Then the Lord entered it as Garbhodakaśāyī Viṣṇu.
PURPORT
From this verse it appears that all the universes are floating in the Causal Ocean.

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