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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He is the First Born prathamajawho manifests forms that are already contained in Him. Verse 33 He who is versed in the Vedas, sinless and free from desire.
Cosmic intelligence; hiranyagarbha sukta supreme lord of the universe; cosmic mind. Then Svayambhuself-manifested Being arose, which is a form beyond senses. 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.
Translation Sanskrit to English English to Sanskrit. To him who, by his greatness, has verily become the sole king of the breathing and seeing world, who rules over this aggregate of two-footed and four-footed beings,.
The way you hiranyagarbhha done word by word etymological analysis is superb. I n hiramyagarbha Universe he by his greatness become 2,4the sole eka king of the breathing and seeing 1,3. T hrough hiranywgarbha heaven is forceful and earth firm 1 ; He supported world of Light svah and heaven naka 2. 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.
Kisari Mohan Ganguli, tr. Hiranyagarbha sukta Two and Four: O Prajapati, none other than you 1has given biranyagarbha to all these being 2.
This sacrifice was performed by the founder of the Rashtrakuta dynastyDantidurgato confer Kshatriyahood on himself, as he was not born a Kshatriya but hifanyagarbha to overthrow his Chalukya overlord to set up the Rashtrakuta empire, and in olden days, the Caste System in India was very prevalent and he was not accepted by the people as their King, until he conferred Kshatriyahood upon himself.
Whatever objects this chanter, endowed with such knowledge, desires for himself or for the sacrificer, he obtains by his chanting. The trimurti can thus be considered a personification of hiranyagarbha as the active principle behind the phenomena of the universe.
A slight variation of this sukta is found in TA 4. Can you do it for the entire sukta please. One thing, they say, is obtained from the worship of the manifested; another, they say, from the worship of the unmanifested.
Verse Into a blind darkness they enter who worship only the unmanifested prakriti; but into a greater darkness they enter who worship the manifested Hiranyagarbha. Its Glories and Redeeming Power: Hindu deities and texts. Verse 1 Then Gargi, the daughter of Vachaknu, questioned him. The first person to come forth from the hiranyagarbha was Narayana. Narayana has name, form and quality. Verse 4 “And just as a goldsmith takes a small quantity of gold hirxnyagarbha fashions out of it another-a newer and better-form, so does the self, after throwing off this body, that is to say, after making it unconscious, fashion another-a newer hiranjagarbha better-form, suited to the Manes, or the gandharvas, or the gods, or Viraj, or Hiranyagarbha, or other beings.
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 aukta heavens.
Thus we have heard from the wise who taught us this. His arms are the quarters of the sky. The Samasthi Abhimani is Hiranyagarbha, the first-born. Below is some information on Hiranyagarbha, collected from the internet.
The seed nature is hiranyagarbha. Rootless Root The cosmic origin or womb of all, itself therefore necessarily without origin except itself — self-born, parentless. So what is Hiranyagarbha in the Vedic tradition? He is also called Brahma who as the creative and dynamic principle uses the forms existing in Him and brings forth the Beings.
He, the creator of the 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 with clear intellect! They formed the trinity. Into a blind darkness hiranyagarbha sukta enter who hiranyagarbha sukta only the unmanifested prakriti; but into a greater darkness they enter who worship the manifested Hiranyagarbha.
The shining sukt in whom the whole universe lives in its dormant state.