Ādi-līlāChapter 5: The Glories Of Lord Nityānanda Balarāma

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 5.64

kṛṣṇakartā, māyā tāńra karena sahāya

ghaṭera kāraṇacakra-daṇḍādi upāya

SYNONYMS

kṛṣṇa — Lord Kṛṣṇa; kartā — the creator; māyā — material energy; tāńra — His; karena — does; sahāya — assistance; ghaṭera kāraṇa — the cause of the earthen pot; cakra-daṇḍa-ādi — the wheel, the rod, and so on; upāya — instruments.

TRANSLATION

Lord Kṛṣṇa is the creator, and māyā only helps Him as an instrument, just like the potter's wheel and other instruments, which are the instrumental causes of a pot.

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