Hiranyagarbha: The Cosmic Egg by Manaku

It is written in Matsya-purana that after the great dissolution of the universe, the SWAYAMBHU, the self manifested being, arose.It created the primordial waters first and placed the seed of creation into it, which turned into a golden womb, the Hiranyagarbha. Manaku, the 18th century painter from Guler, made this dazzling painting, depicting the seed of creation, as described in Puranas.

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