|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 5: The Glories Of Lord Nityānanda Balarāma|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 5.60
kṛṣṇa-śaktye prakṛti haya gauṇa kāraṇa
agni-śaktye lauha yaiche karaye jāraṇa
kṛṣṇa-śaktye — by the energy of Kṛṣṇa; prakṛti — the material nature; haya — becomes; gauṇa — indirect; kāraṇa — cause; agni-śaktye — by the energy of fire; lauha — iron; yaiche — just as; karaye — becomes; jāraṇa — powerful or red-hot.
Thus prakṛti, by the energy of Lord Kṛṣṇa, becomes the secondary cause, just as iron becomes red-hot by the energy of fire.
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