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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.7.30
chāyā tv adharmormiṣu yair visargo
sāńkhyātmanaḥ śāstra-kṛtas tavekṣā
chandomayo deva ṛṣiḥ purāṇaḥ
chāyā — shadow; tu — but; adharma-ūrmiṣu — in the waves of irreligion, like kāma, krodha, lobha and moha; yaiḥ — by which; visargaḥ — so many varieties of creation; netra-trayam — three eyes; sattva — goodness; rajaḥ — passion; tamāḿsi — and darkness; sāńkhya-ātmanaḥ — the origin of all Vedic literatures; śāstra — scriptures; kṛtaḥ — made; tava — by you; īkṣā — simply by glancing; chandaḥ-mayaḥ — full of Vedic verses; deva — O lord; ṛṣiḥ — all Vedic literatures; purāṇaḥ — and the purāṇas, the supplementary Vedas.
O lord, your shadow is seen in irreligion, which brings about varieties of irreligious creations. The three modes of nature — goodness, passion and ignorance — are your three eyes. All the Vedic literatures, which are full of verses, are emanations from you because their compilers wrote the various scriptures after receiving your glance.
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