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Desire To Think

Creation in the Rig Veda

One of its several narratives in comparative perspective

The Ṛg Veda contains various accounts of the creation of the universe, including the famous Nāsadīya Sūkta which I have previously discussed. That sets out a rather philosophically sophisticated and speculative idea about a single monistic principle whereby the universe comes into being or brings itself into being. According to another, we might say, more…

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Peter Sahota

Peter Sahota

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Writing on ancient literatures and world mythology. Future articles will be on Rig Veda, Sanskrit, Old English, Indo-European literature, Egypt, China etc.