Sunday, December 31, 2023

The First Yagna – Sarvahut


The initial sacrifice was that of the divine being sacrificing himself to become the universe. The ancient Vedic hymn Purusha Sukta tells of the transformation of the eternal, infinite being into the finite cognizable material world, initiating the eternal cycle of creation. So the spirit of sacrifice came to be recognized as the source of creation, the heart of all creative forces.


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