Cc. Madhya 8.153

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viṣṇu-śaktiḥ parā proktā
kṣetrajñākhyā tathā parā
avidyā-karma-saṁjñānyā
tṛtīyā śaktir iṣyate

Synonyms

viṣṇuplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigviṣṇu

as Lord Viṣṇu; by Lord Viṣṇu; Lord Viṣṇu; Lord Viṣṇu's; named Viṣṇu; of all-pervading Viṣṇu; of Lord Viṣṇu; Viṣṇu.
-śaktiḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsaktih

energy; material energy; possessing energies; potency; the energy; the feminine (marginal and external) energies; the potency.
—the potency of Lord Viṣṇu; parāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigpara

and of others; get it; higher; O Supreme; of another; of others; of the transcendental Lord; other; others; outsider; previous; the conclusion at the end; the Supreme; transcendental.
—spiritual; proktāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigprokta

called; is called; it is said; said; was said.
—it is said; kṣetrajñaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigkṣetrajña

knower of the body.
-ākhyāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigakhya

known as; well known.
—the potency known as kṣetra-jña; tathāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigtatha

so.
—as well as; parāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigpara

and of others; get it; higher; O Supreme; of another; of others; of the transcendental Lord; other; others; outsider; previous; the conclusion at the end; the Supreme; transcendental.
—spiritual; avidyāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigavidya

by ignorance; by illusion; by nescience; due to ignorance; due to illusion; ignorance; in ignorance; nescience; nescience, or māyā; nescience, or godlessness; of ignorance; of illusion.
—ignorance; karmaplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigkarma

karma; according to work; act; action; actions; activities (to support the Daityas); activities; activities being dedicated to You; activities of service to You; activity; activity of life; acts; and activities; and fruitive activities; and work; another activity; by actions; by activities; by fruitive activities; by predestined resultant actions; by wonderful activities, pious activities; by work; duties; duty; fruitive action; fruitive activities; fruitive activity; fruitive desires; fruitive work; in activities; material activities; my deeds; of activities; of fruitive activities; of the activities; one's prescribed activities; pastimes; pastimes, activities; prescribed duties; prescribed duty; reaction of the past; reactionary work; story; such service to the master; the accomplishment; the act; the activities; the activity; the business; the fate of the living entity; the fruits of action; the fruits of activities; the interaction; the objective; the sacrifice; these activities; to such activities; transcendental activity; uncommon deeds; whose transcendental activities; work.
—fruitive activities; saṁjñāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsamjna

known as; name; Saṁjñā.
—known as; anyāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_biganya

another; any other; anyone else; anything else; different; diverted; else; for others; from others; other; other types; other,; others; others'; someone else; that other.
—other; tṛtīyāplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigtrtiya

the third; third.
—third; śaktiḥplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigsaktih

energy; material energy; possessing energies; potency; the energy; the feminine (marginal and external) energies; the potency.
—potency; iṣyateplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigiṣyate

becomes possible; for this purpose the creation is there; is accepted; is accepted as; is available; known thus; prescribed; taken in that way.
—known thus. 

Translation

“ ‘The original potency of Lord Viṣṇu is superior, or spiritual. The living entity actually belongs to that superior energy, but there is another energy, called the material energy, and this third energy is full of ignorance.' 

Purport

This is a quotation from the Viṣṇu Purāṇa (6.7.61).