purāṇau

  • are the original cause — Madhya 20.262plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 20.262

    " 'Balarāma and Kṛṣṇa are the original efficient and material causes of the material world. As Mahā-Viṣṇu and the material energy, They enter into the material elements and create the diversities by multi-energies. Thus They are the cause of all causes.'
  • the original — SB 3.1.26plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigŚrīmad Bhāgavatam 3.1.26

    [Please tell me] whether the original Personalities of Godhead, who incarnated Themselves at the request of Brahmā [who is born out of the lotus flower from the Lord] and who have increased the prosperity of the world by elevating everyone, are doing well in the house of Śūrasena.