Chapter 10: The Opulence of the Absolute

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Bhagavad-gītā As It Is 10.41

yad yad vibhūtimat sattvam

śrīmad ūrjitam eva

tat tad evāvagaccha tvam

mama tejo-'mśa-sambhavam

SYNONYMS

yat yat — whatever; vibhūti — opulences; mat — having; sattvam — existence; śrī-mat — beautiful; ūrjitam — glorious; eva — certainly; — or; tat tat — all those; eva — certainly; avagaccha — must know; tvam — you; mama — My; tejah — of the splendor; amśaa part; sambhavam — born of.

TRANSLATION

Know that all opulent, beautiful and glorious creations spring from but a spark of My splendor.

PURPORT

Any glorious or beautiful existence should be understood to be but a fragmental manifestation of Krishna's opulence, whether it be in the spiritual or material world. Anything extraordinarily opulent should be considered to represent Krishna's opulence.

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