|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 85: Lord Kṛṣṇa Instructs Vasudeva and Retrieves Devakī's Sons|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.85.11
bhūtānām asi bhūtādir
indriyāṇāḿ ca taijasaḥ
bhūtānām — of the physical elements; asi — You are; bhūta-ādiḥ — their source, false ego in the mode of ignorance; indriyāṇām — of the senses; ca — and; taijasaḥ — false ego in the mode of passion; vaikārikaḥ — false ego in the mode of goodness; vikalpānām — of the creative demigods; pradhānam — the unmanifest, total material energy; anuśāyinam — underlying.
You are false ego in the mode of ignorance, which is the source of the physical elements; false ego in the mode of passion, which is the source of the bodily senses; false ego in the mode of goodness, which is the source of the demigods; and the unmanifest, total material energy, which underlies everything.
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