TEXT 41
akalpam evam vesam gata esa bhagavan atma-yogamayaya viracita-vividha-loka-yatra-gopiyayety arthah.
SYNONYMS
a-kalpam—for the duration of the time of creation; evam—thus; vesam—appearance; gatah—has accepted; esah—this; bhagavan—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; atma-yoga-mayaya—by His own spiritual potency; viracita—perfected; vividha-loka-yatra—the livelihood of the various planetary systems; gopiyaya—just to maintain; iti—thus; arthah—the purpose.
TRANSLATION
The various forms of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, such as Narayana and Visnu, are beautifully decorated with different weapons. The Lord exhibits those forms to maintain all the varied planets created by His personal potency, yogamaya.
PURPORT
In Bhagavad-gita (4.6) Lord Krsna says, sambhavamy atma-mayaya: I appear by My internal potency. The word atma-maya refers to the Lords personal potency, yogamaya. After creating both the material world and spiritual world through yogamaya, the Supreme Personality of Godhead personally maintains them by expanding Himself in different categories as the Visnu murtis and the demigods. He maintains the material creation from beginning to end, and He personally maintains the spiritual world.

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