The value of this story is its presentation of the idea that our universe may exist in the body of a deity, who is existing in the body of another deity who is the ultimate source.
At first Markandeya deals with the cosmic dissolution but he is aware that his existential status relies on the energy in the mind of a deity named Brahma. When that deity fell asleep, all living beings inevitably slept in a blank mental state with no objectivity and with no distinct subjectivity either.
Más títulos a tener en cuenta
Somehow Markandeya developed the ability to transcend this Brahma. He struggled for survival on that causal level of existence in which there were fearful astral aquatic creatures. Suddenly at a distance, he saw a gigantic banyan tree standing out of the water. He swam to it and saw an infant on a divine bedstead. The child has no concern for the dangers. Then he was expelled and found himself in the cosmic sea again. The infant then explained the situation. He released the yogi to the original existence of the sub deity, Brahma.
This story was told by Vaishampaiana to King Janamejaya in the Mahabharata. He started to pray to Vishnu. No sooner had he started, than he came out of the boy's mouth.
Join Kobo & start eReading today
Vishnu now appeared before him and blessed him. The sage spent a thousand years with Vishnu. He composed the Bala mukundashtakam at this moment. The Devi Mahatmya section of the Markandeya Purana is one of the most important texts of Shakti tradition. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Markanda disambiguation. Other scriptures.
Markandeya Samasya English on Apple Books
Bhagavad Gita Agamas. Ramayana Mahabharata. Shastras and sutras. Chronology of Hindu texts.
Main article: Kalantaka. Other Hindu sages Portal. Hindu deities and texts. Asuras Rakshasas Yakshas Vahanas. Hinduism Hindu mythology.
Categories : Hindu sages Characters in the Mahabharata. Hidden categories: Webarchive template wayback links Use dmy dates from May Use Indian English from May All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English Articles which use infobox templates with no data rows Articles containing Sanskrit-language text. Namespaces Article Talk.
- The Graveless Doll of Eric Mutis (Electric Literatures Recommended Reading Book 10).
- Account Options.
- How to Become a Better Manager in Social Work and Social Care: Essential Skills for Managing Care (Essential Skills for Social Work Managers)?
Shruti Smriti. Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. Itihasa Ramayana Mahabharata.