|Canto 12: The Age of Deterioration||Chapter 4: The Four Categories of Universal Annihilation|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.4.25
buddher jāgaraṇaḿ svapnaḥ
suṣuptir iti cocyate
māyā-mātram idaḿ rājan
buddheḥ — of intelligence; jāgaraṇam — waking consciousness; svapnaḥ — sleep; suṣuptiḥ — deep sleep; iti — thus; ca — and; ucyate — are called; māyā-mātram — merely illusion; idam — this; rājan — O King; nānātvam — the duality; pratyak-ātmani — experienced by the pure soul.
The three states of intelligence are called waking consciousness, sleep and deep sleep. But, my dear King, the variegated experiences created for the pure living entity by these different states are nothing more than illusion.
Pure Kṛṣṇa consciousness exists beyond the various stages of material awareness. Just as darkness vanishes in the presence of light, so illusory material intelligence, which is experienced as normal perception, dreaming and deep sleep, completely vanishes in the brilliant presence of pure Kṛṣṇa consciousness, the constitutional condition of every living entity.
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