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The Hiraṇyagarbha Sūkta of the Rig Veda declares that God or Lord manifested Himself in the beginning as the Creator of the Universe, encompassing all. The hymn is known as hiranyagarbha sukta and presents an important glimpse of the emerging monism, or even monotheism, in the later Vedic. The translation of 10 mantras of Hiranyagarbha Sukta by Prof R L Kashyap is given below: In the beginning (agre) arose the golden seed(1); born, he was the .

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This sukta is one of the several suktas which deals with creation. Hlranyagarbha is no image of hiranyagarbha. At the microcosmic level a union between the two indeed leads to the creation of a new being, which can be compared to the Hiranyagarbha the golden embryo at the microcosmic level.

Whatever objects this chanter, endowed with such knowledge, desires for himself or for the sacrificer, he obtains by his chanting. Verse 12 He, the creator of hiranyagarbua gods and the bestower of their powers, the Support of the universe, Rudra the omniscient, who at the beginning gave birth to Hiranyagarbha-may He endow us suktq clear intellect!

Who is the Deity we shall worship with our offerings? He, the non-dual Brahman, who rules over every position; who controls all forms and all sources; who, in the beginning, filled with knowledge the omniscient Hiranyagarbha, His own creation, whom He beheld when He Hiranyagarbha was produced-He is other than both knowledge and ignorance.

Hiranyagarbha is also known as Brahma, the creator. He created heaven, his law of being is Truth 2.

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H e in his might beheld energies waters 1bearing discernment daksha and gave birth to Yajna 2He was the sole God above adhi all the Gods 3. Through the absorption of their respective Upadhis or vehicles all these in turn are absorbed in the Pratyagatma-the three aspects of consciousness, Visva, Taijasa, and Prajna in man, the three, Virat, Hiranyagarbha, and Ishvara in the universe, the egg of the universe, the egg of man and the seven worlds.


You are questioning too much about a deity about whom we should not ask too much. What did he do? Yoga portal Hinduism portal India portal.

Vishnu has name, form and quality. These quarters are his arms 3.

To him who is the giver of soul, the giver of strength, Whose commands all beings sukfa, even the gods hiranyaagarbha, Whose shadow is immortality, whose shadow is death. Having continued a year in the egg, Brahma divided it into two parts by his mere thought, and with these two he formed the heavens and the earth; and in the hiranyagarbha sukta he placed the sky, the eight regions, and the eternal abode of the waters.

May we become the masters of felicities 5? Thus, it is identical to the Atma. Do not ask too much, O Gargi. This was the Supreme Seed of all creation, subtler than the subtlest, greater than the greatest, larger than the largest, and more magnificent than even the best of all things, more powerful, than even the wind and all the gods, more resplendent than the Sun and the Moon, and more internal than even the mind and the intellect.

When the vast waters overspread the universe containing the germ and giving birth to Agni, then was produced the one breath of the gods, held the waters all around containing the creative power and giving birth masters of many treasures in harmony! Its History, Literature, Philosophy and Practice. The Line of Teachers: After the earth was created, Hiranyagarbha sukta was tired. The aspect of Narayana is the life force that takes birth from the golden womb. By whom the sky was made profound and the earth solid, by Whom heaven and the solar sphere were fixed, who was the measure of the water in the firmament,.

Retrieved from ” https: Everything was in a state of sleep. The ssukta you hiranyagarbhha done word by word etymological analysis is superb. Father of the world – may he not destroy us who with Truth as his Law made the heavens and produced waters, vast and beautiful.


T he concept of Hiranyagarbha is available in Purana. Below is some information on Hiranyagarbha, collected from the internet. In the beginning was the Divinity in his splendourmanifested as the sole Wukta of land, skies, water, space and that beneath and He upheld the earth and the heavens. Kisari Mohan Ganguli, tr.


The womb is an hiranyagabha of the feminine body. I t is he who bestow the soul-force atmada and vigor 1 ; upon his call; all, even Gods, approach him 2. Toward a Unified Metaphysical Understanding: Verse 9 Yajnavalkya said: In the beginning was the Divinity in his splendour, manifested as the sole Lord of land, skies, water, space and that beneath and he upheld the earth and the heavens.

Verse 4 “And just as a goldsmith takes a small quantity of gold and fashions out of it another-a newer and better-form, hiranagarbha does the self, after throwing off this body, that is to say, after making it unconscious, fashion another-a newer and better-form, suited to the Manes, or the gandharvas, or the gods, hiranygaarbha Viraj, or Hiranyagarbha, or other beings.

This, indeed, is the supreme bliss. Hiranyagarbha, meaning the “golden fetus” or “golden womb”, in one hymn of the Rigveda RV And, verily, that is the divine vital breath which, whether moving or not moving, neither feels pain nor is injured. Investigation of the Three States: Thus, it is identical to the Atma.


And as all beings honour this deity, so do they honour him. He who thus knows the saman the prana, or vital breath -for him there is no fear of not being admitted into that world. He is vast and is hidden in the bodies of all living beings. From the yolk the Sun was made, shining the Light of the day and all the colored brighter bits rose to be dukta stars of heaven!

Views Read Edit View history. Brahman is self-born eternal. He is the moving and the unmoving, He is far and near, He is within all these and without all these. I n this Universe he by his greatness become 2,4the sole eka king of biranyagarbha breathing and seeing 1,3.