अपि च स्मर्यते ॥ २३ ॥
api ca smaryate || 23 ||
api ca—Moreover; smaryate—the Smriti states.
23. Moreover the Smriti states (It to be the universal light).
“That the sun illumines not” etc. (Gita 15.6) and also
“The light which residing in the sun illumines the whole world, that which is in the moon and in the fire—know that light to be Mine” (Gita 15.12).