|Canto 2: The Cosmic Manifestation||Chapter 8: Questions by King Parīkṣit|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 2.8.19
tattvānām — of the elements that constitute the creation; parisańkhyānam — of the number of such elements; lakṣaṇam — symptoms; hetu-lakṣaṇam — the symptoms of the causes; puruṣa — of the Lord; ārādhana — of devotional service; vidhiḥ — rules and regulations; yogasya — of cultivation of the yoga system; adhyātmikasya — spiritual methods leading to devotional service; ca — also.
Kindly explain all about the elementary principles of creation, the number of such elementary principles, their causes, and their development, and also the process of devotional service and the method of mystic powers.
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