Just felt that I should share this.Human beings have always sought to understand how this universe was created.Many stories abound.Each religion takes its own myths and explanations as sacrosanct and the ONLY TRUTH.The way I see it…..the power or force that created all this is the same and our dividing ourselves into religious communities does not alter that fact.So let us celebrate our own explanations and stories but know that the OTHER too speaks of the same DAWN.
Song of Creation:
Then was not non-existent nor existent: there was no realm of air,
No sky beyond it.
What covered in, and where? And what gave shelter? Was water
There, unfathomed depth of water?
Death was not then, nor was there aught immortal: no sign
Was there, the day’s and night’s divider.
That one thing, breathless, breathed by its own nature: apart from it
Was nothing whatsoever.
Darkness there was: at first concealed in darkness, this All was
All that existed then was void and formless: by the great power of
Warmth was born that unit.
Thereafter rose desire in the beginning, Desire, the primal seed
And germ of spirit.
Sages who searched with their heart’s thought discovered the
Existent’s kinship in the non-existent.
Transversely was their severing line extended: what was above it then,
And what below it?
There were begetters, there were mighty forces, free action here
And energy up yonder.
Who verily knows and who can here declare it, whence it was born
And whence came this creation?
The gods are later than this world’s production. Who knows, then,
Whence it first came into being?
He, the first origin of this creation, whether he formed it all
Or did not form it,
Whose eye controls this world in highest heaven, he verily
Knows it, or perhaps he knows not.
Poem # 10.129