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CC Ādi 6.18

Text

yadyapi sāṅkhya māne, ‘pradhāna’ — kāraṇa
jaḍa ha-ite kabhu nahe jagat-sṛjana

Synonyms

yadyapi — although; sāṅkhya — Sāṅkhya philosophy; māne — accepts; pradhāna — ingredients; kāraṇa — cause; jaḍa ha-ite — from matter; kabhu — at any time; nahe — there is not; jagat-sṛjana — the creation of the material world.

Translation

Although the Sāṅkhya philosophy accepts that the material ingredients are the cause, the creation of the world never arises from dead matter.