drsta maya te bahuso duratyaya
maya vibho visva-srjas ca mayinah
bhutesu bhumams caratah sva-saktibhir
vahner iva cchanna-ruco na me ’dbhutam
Sri Narada said: I have seen many times the insurmountable power of Your Maya, O almighty one, by which You bewilder even the creator of the universe, Brahma. O all-encompassing Lord, it does not surprise me that You disguise Yourself by Your own energies while moving among the created beings, as a fire covers its own light with smoke.
When Lord Krsna questioned Narada Muni about the intentions of the Pandavas, the sage replied that the Lord is Himself all-powerful and all-knowing, even to the extent that He can bewilder the creator of the universe, Brahma. Narada understood that Lord Krsna desired to kill Jarasandha and was thus beginning to arrange for this pastime by inquiring from Narada about the Pandavas’ intentions. Understanding the Lord’s own intention, Narada was not astonished when Lord Krsna humbly requested information from him.