Ch 7 VERSE 4

भूमिरापोऽनलो वायुः खं मनो बुद्धिरेव

अहंकार इतीयं मे भिन्ना प्रकृतिरष्टधा ॥४॥

 

bhūmir āpo ‘nalo vāyuḥ

khaṁ mano buddhir eva ca

ahaṅkāra itīyaṁ me

bhinnā prakṛtir aṣṭadhā

 

bhūmiḥ—earth; āpaḥ—water; analaḥ—fire; vāyuḥ—air; kham—ether; manaḥ—mind; buddhiḥ—intelligence; eva—certainly; ca—and; ahaṅkāraḥ—false ego; iti—thus; iyam—all these; me—My; bhinnā—separated; prakṛtiḥ—energies; aṣṭadhā—total eight.

 

Earth, water, fire, air, ether, mind, intelligence and false ego–all together these eight comprise My separated material energies.