Srimad-Bhagavatam: Canto 3 - Chapter 1 - Verse 3


यद्यद्विधत्ते भगवान् स्वच्छन्दात्मात्ममायया ।तानि मे श्रद्दधानस्य कीर्तन्यान्यनुकीर्तय ॥ ३ ॥


yad yad vidhatte bhagavānsvacchandātmātma-māyayātāni me śraddadhānasyakīrtanyāny anukīrtaya


Therefore please precisely describe all the activities and pastimes of the Personality of Godhead, who is full of self-desire and who assumes all these activities by His internal potency.


The word anukīrtaya is very significant. Anukīrtaya means to follow the description — not to create a concocted mental description, but to follow. Śaunaka Ṛṣi requested Sūta Gosvāmī to describe what he had actually heard from his spiritual master, Śukadeva Gosvāmī, about the transcendental pastimes the Lord manifested by His internal energy. Bhagavān, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, has no material body, but He can assume any kind of body by His supreme will. That is made possible by His internal energy.