देवीस्तुतिविष्णुमोहविध्वंसवर्णनं नाम षड्विंशोऽध्यायः
Prayer to Goddess and destruction of Lord Vishnu’s infatuation – Chapter 26
महेश्वर उवाच |
The great God said (to Brahma and the Devas)
हे ब्रह्मन्हे सुराः सर्वे मद्वाक्यं शृणुतादरात् |
मोहिनी सर्वलोकानां मम माया दुरत्यया || 14 ||
तदधीनं जगत्सर्वं यद्देवासुरमानुषम् |
तयैव मोहितो विष्णुः कामाधीनोऽभवद्धरि || 15 ||
Brahma and the Devas, all of you listen to my saying with respect. My illusionary power (Maya), which causes the illusion in all the worlds, is difficult to overcome.
With which the whole universe is subordinate to it, Devas, demons and humans, Lord Vishnu has been affected by that. (Thus) Lord Vishnu came under the influence of desire.