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Chapter 13

 

 

 

TEXT 22

 

purusah prakrti-stho hi

bhunkte prakrti-jan gunan

karanam guna-sango 'sya

sad-asad-yoni-janmasu

 

SYNONYMS

 

purusah-the living entity; prakrti-sthah-being situated in the material energy; hi-certainly; bhunkte-enjoys; prakrti-jan-produced by the material nature; gunan-the modes of nature; karanam-the cause; guna-sangah-the association with the modes of nature; asya-of the living entity; sat-asat-in good and bad; yoni-species of life; janmasu-in births.

 

TRANSLATION

 

The living entity in material nature thus follows the ways of life, enjoying the three modes of nature. This is due to his association with that material nature. Thus he meets with good and evil among various species.

 

 

 

TEXT 23

 

upadrastanumanta ca

bharta bhokta mahesvarah

paramatmeti capy ukto

dehe 'smin purusah parah

 

SYNONYMS

 

upadrasta-overseer; anumanta-permitter; ca-also; bharta-master; bhokta-supreme enjoyer; maha-isvarah-the Supreme Lord; parama-atma-the Supersoul; iti-also; ca-and; api-indeed; uktah-is said; dehe-in the body; asmin-this; purusah-enjoyer; parah-transcendental.

 

TRANSLATION

 

Yet in this body there is another, a transcendental enjoyer, who is the Lord, the supreme proprietor, who exists as the overseer and permitter, and who is known as the Supersoul.