Everything was in a state of sleep. There was nothing, either moving or static. Then Svayambhu , self-manifested Being arose, which is a form beyond senses. It created the primordial waters first and established the seed of creation into it.
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Mikree From Him, thus fatigued and heated, came forth His essence as brightness. He is vast and is hidden in the bodies of all living beings. The term can also mean as He who, having become first the Creator, has come to be considered as the womb of all objects. 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. 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.
Verse 28 Whatever objects this chanter, endowed with such knowledge, desires for himself or for the sacrificer, he obtains by his chanting. Hiranyagarbha-Suktam Verse 20 The divine vital breath from water and the moon permeates him.
So even the vedic tradition speaks of hiranyagarbha as the original God, as the original guru, as the original deity. 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,. This sacrifice was performed by the founder of the Rashtrakuta dynastyDantidurgato confer Kshatriyahood on himself, as he was not born a Kshatriya but wanted 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.
I n the beginning agre arose the golden seed 1 ; born, he was the sole lord of every creature 2. When the mighty waters came, carrying the hiranyagarbha sukta germ, producing the flame of life, then dwelt there hiranyagadbha harmony the One Spirit of the Devas.
When a baby comes out of the womb there is life. Suktq Samasthi Abhimani is Hiranyagarbha, the first-born. May he do us no harm who is the parent of the -earth, or who the unerring support of the world begat the heaven, and who generated the vast and delightful waters. No demerit ever goes to the gods. It is that who in its might surveyed the waters, conferring skill and creating worship — That, the God of gods, the One and only One.
The Abhimani zukta Svapna Avastha is Taijasa. They call the oceans and their essence rasa as his 2. Impersonal Supreme Being, primal source and ultimate goal of all beings. The shining being in whom the whole universe lives in its dormant state. The answer hiranyagarbha sukta 4 suktas later in Naasadeeya Sukta RV From the yolk the Sun was made, shining the Light of the day and hiranyagarbha sukta the colored brighter bits rose to be the stars of heaven!
Howsoever creatures may grieve, that grief of theirs remains with them but only merit goes to him. It is that who by His greatness became the One King of the breathing and the seeing, who is the Lord of man and bird and beast. Some people call it the golden egg, but the literal translation is the golden womb. In the beginning was the Hiranyaggarbha in his splendourmanifested as the sole Lord of land, skies, water, space and that beneath and He upheld the earth and the heavens.
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,. Most Related.