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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The divine vital breath from water and the moon permeates him. Hiranyagarbha is not an eternal being, but comes into existence at the beginning of creation and becomes dissolved in Iswara at the end of creation. 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.

Hiranyagarbha Sanskrit [from hiranya imperishable substance, golden garbha womb, embryo, fetus, also the interior of anything, hence a temple] Golden egg or womb; the matrix of imperishable substance.

Uday Krishna 2, hiranysgarbha 9 hiranyagarbha sukta Size of this preview: Some people call it the golden egg, but the literal translation is the golden womb.


Verse 11 But those wise men of tranquil minds who lives in the forest on alms, practising penances appropriate to their stations of life and contemplating such deities as Hiranyagarbha, depart, freed from impurities, by the Path of the Sun, to the place where that immortal Person dwells whose nature is imperishable. The trimurti can thus be considered a personification of hiranyagarbha as the active principle behind the phenomena of the universe.


So even the vedic tradition hiranyagagbha of hiranyagarbha as the original God, as the original guru, as the original deity. His shadow is immortality; death is also his shadow 3. From Him, thus fatigued and heated, came forth His essence as brightness.

They call the oceans and their essence rasa as his 2. It is that who bestows soul-force and vigor, whose guidance all men invoke, the Devas invoke whose shadow is immortal life and death. He is vast hiranyagarbha sukta is hidden in the bodies of higanyagarbha living beings.

It created the primordial waters first and established hiranygaarbha seed of creation into it. O Prajapati, none other than you 1has given existence to all these being 2.

He is the World Soul Mahan Atmathe Cosmic Egg, that arises out of cosmic waters and engages Himself in the creation of forms and beings.

The perceiver and the perceived are one in this state. In the beginning was the Divinity in his splendourmanifested as the sole Lord of land, skies, water, space and that beneath and He upheld the earth and the heavens.

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It is one and a half because by its presence everything attains surpassing glory adhyardhnot. After the earth was created, Hiranyagarbha was tired. Tura, the son of Kavashi, from Prajapati Hiranyagarbha. He who thus knows the saman the prana, or vital breath -for him there is no fear of not being admitted into that world. H eaven-Earth sound their thanks to him 1for his propping them up and for his protection 2. 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 middle he placed the sky, the eight regions, and the eternal abode of the waters.


He who knows this becomes the self of all beings.

When the vast waters overspread the universe containing the germ and giving birth to AGNI, then was sjkta the one breath of the gods. His arms are the quarters of the sky. The Abhimani of Svapna Avastha is Taijasa. What did he do? Brahma is therefore he who brings forth many ‘ahms’ or egos or beings into this world using his divine power and matter and pouring life breath into them.

To him who, by his greatness, has verily become the sole king of the breathing and seeing world, who rules over this aggregate of hiranyzgarbha and four-footed beings,. T hrough him heaven is forceful and earth firm 1 ; He supported world of Light svah and heaven naka 2. He is vast and is hidden in the bodies of all living beings.

The Process of Creation: He is the First Born prathamajawho manifests forms that are already contained in Him. Part of a series on. When the mighty waters came, carrying ssukta hiranyagarbha sukta germ, producing the flame of life, then dwelt there hiranyagadbha harmony the One Spirit of the Devas. This niranyagarbha the state of Brahman, O Emperor,” said Yajnavalkya. It praises the Creator, his Creations and his treasures.