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Bhagavad Gita Chapter 9 Verse 8

भगवद् गीता अध्याय 9 श्लोक 8

प्रकृतिं स्वामवष्टभ्य विसृजामि पुनः पुनः।
भूतग्राममिमं कृत्स्नमवशं प्रकृतेर्वशात्।।9.8।।

हिंदी अनुवाद - स्वामी रामसुख दास जी ( भगवद् गीता 9.8)

।।9.8।।प्रकृतिके वशमें होनेसे परतन्त्र हुए इस प्राणिसमुदायको मैं (कल्पोंके आदिमें) अपनी प्रकृतिको वशमें करके बारबार रचता हूँ।

Shri Vaishnava Sampradaya - Commentary

The Supreme Lord Krishna has perpetual recourse to His own marvellous modifiable external energy known as prakriti or the material substratum pervading all physical and subtle existence and differentiate it in eight fold ways. He repeatedly creates with regularity the fourfold divisions of created living entities being demigods, humans, animal and plants from their dormant inactive state, powerless under the control of prakritis alluring and bewildering gunas of passion, ignorance and goodness. Yet it may be thought that such creative acts involving imbalances and inequalities can cause reactions to come to the Supreme Lord Himself due to the result of having manifested a creation full of seemingly differences and contradictions. The reply to this query is clearly resolved in the next verse.