चतुर्थ ऐन्द्रिय: सर्गो यस्तु ज्ञानक्रियात्मक: ॥ १६ ॥
caturtha aindriyaḥ sargo
yas tu jñāna-kriyātmakaḥ
bhūta-sargaḥ — creation of matter; tṛtīyaḥ — is the third; tu — but; tat-mātraḥ — sense perception; dravya — of the elements; śaktimān — generator; caturthaḥ — the fourth; aindriyaḥ — in the matter of the senses; sargaḥ — creation; yaḥ — that which; tu — but; jñāna — knowledge-acquiring; kriyā — working; ātmakaḥ — basically.
The sense perceptions are created in the third creation, and from these the elements are generated. The fourth creation is the creation of knowledge and of working capacity.