Srimad Bhagavatam 11.29.21 - Emotions-Versatility Utility Futility (download mp3)
by Prem Gauranga Prabhu at ISKCON Chowpatty
catvāry eveti tatrāpi
teja āpo ’nnam ātmanaḥ
jātāni tair idaṁ jātaṁ
Some philosophers propose the existence of four basic elements, of which three — fire, water and earth — emanate from the fourth, the Self. Once existing, these elements produce the cosmic manifestation, in which all material creation takes place.